The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 30 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 25 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.14% 3.13% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.26% 8.14% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 3
Median daily rate £363 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £255 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £509 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -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
222 172 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.68% 38.39% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 132 55
Median daily rate £438 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.14 £13.05 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.45 £17.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for PHP.

1 50 (81.97%) JavaScript
2 44 (72.13%) HTML
3 38 (62.30%) CSS
4 36 (59.02%) MySQL
5 34 (55.74%) Laravel
6 27 (44.26%) MVC
7 26 (42.62%) Symfony
8 24 (39.34%) RESTful
9 23 (37.70%) Unit Testing
10 19 (31.15%) OOP
11 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
12 17 (27.87%) TDD
13 16 (26.23%) CodeIgniter
14 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
14 13 (21.31%) HTML5
15 12 (19.67%) OO
15 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
15 12 (19.67%) Scrum
15 12 (19.67%) Ajax
16 11 (18.03%) XHTML
17 10 (16.39%) XML
18 9 (14.75%) Web Development
19 8 (13.11%) Degree
19 8 (13.11%) Linux
19 8 (13.11%) SQL
19 8 (13.11%) CMS
19 8 (13.11%) jQuery
19 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
20 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 7 (11.48%) Mercurial

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.11%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.20%) nginx
2 5 (8.20%) WordPress
3 3 (4.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) Kentico
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (59.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) JMeter
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (9.84%) Billing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 51 (83.61%) PHP Developer
3 10 (16.39%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 7 (11.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Symfony Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) HTML
2 38 (62.30%) CSS
3 34 (55.74%) Laravel
4 26 (42.62%) Symfony
5 24 (39.34%) RESTful
6 16 (26.23%) CodeIgniter
7 13 (21.31%) HTML5
8 12 (19.67%) Ajax
9 11 (18.03%) XHTML
10 10 (16.39%) XML
11 8 (13.11%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.11%) jQuery
12 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
14 4 (6.56%) Behat
14 4 (6.56%) CSS3
14 4 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (6.56%) Node.js
14 4 (6.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Fintech
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) MVC
2 23 (37.70%) Unit Testing
3 19 (31.15%) OOP
4 17 (27.87%) TDD
5 13 (21.31%) E-Commerce
6 12 (19.67%) OO
6 12 (19.67%) Scrum
7 9 (14.75%) Web Development
8 7 (11.48%) Content Management
8 7 (11.48%) OOD
9 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.56%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) OO PHP
9 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.64%) Change Management
11 1 (1.64%) CRM
11 1 (1.64%) ERP
11 1 (1.64%) Kanban
11 1 (1.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (81.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) PHP 5
5 5 (8.20%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Zend
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore