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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 16 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.00% 6.09% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 19.35% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 18
Average daily rate
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£150 £250 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £333 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £284
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 62 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 36.67% 31.47% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 59
Average daily rate £319 £308 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.39 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) WordPress
2 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Zend
4 3 (18.75%) Flash
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) LAMP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Apache
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
5 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) DTV

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Web Developer
3 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
4 11 (68.75%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Programmer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) Laravel
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) Flash
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) SAP