The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sheffield region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 27 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.29% 5.03% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 12.33% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £328 £313 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £307 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 34.40% 40.78% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
South Yorkshire

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 5 (45.45%) LAMP
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) WordPress
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Apache
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) CMS
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Zend
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Flash
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Web Developer
4 6 (54.55%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) LAMP
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter