The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 46 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.26% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £265 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
174 164 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.08% 37.19% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 113 37
Median daily rate £425 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Sheffield region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PHP 5
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Content Management
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Zend
2 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) WordPress
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Confluence
2 6 (85.71%) CMS
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

PHP 5
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 6 (85.71%) CMS
1 6 (85.71%) Confluence
1 6 (85.71%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Consultant
3 5 (71.43%) Web Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Ajax
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) XHTML
2 6 (85.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Content Management
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Zend