The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 29 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.20% 5.24% 14.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 13.19% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 26
Average daily rate
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£319 £315 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% +30.00%
PHP
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
102 91 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 40.64% 39.74% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 55 85
Average daily rate £315 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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 6 (50.00%) WordPress
2 5 (41.67%) Laravel
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Flash
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) Magento
4 1 (8.33%) C#

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 7 (58.33%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Laravel
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Flash
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) OAuth
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) People Management
1 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP5
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) SAP