The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 33 29 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.16% 4.38% 11.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 11.72% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +12.76%
PHP
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 South Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
128 145 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 34.59% 37.37% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 91 104
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

PHP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 5 £325 +3.17% 16
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) WordPress
3 10 (40.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Laravel
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) LAMP
8 3 (12.00%) MVC
8 3 (12.00%) Flash
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Zend
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) Drupal
9 2 (8.00%) Zen Cart
9 2 (8.00%) osCommerce
9 2 (8.00%) Magento
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) QA
9 2 (8.00%) XML
9 2 (8.00%) OOP

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (44.00%) WordPress
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) osCommerce
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
1 2 (8.00%) Zen Cart
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) PHP Developer
3 16 (64.00%) Web Developer
4 12 (48.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) Laravel
4 4 (16.00%) LAMP
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) Flash
6 2 (8.00%) XML
6 2 (8.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
5 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 1 (4.00%) SAP