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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 43 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.59% 4.97% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 12.44% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £361 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £35.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +63.95%

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
198 201 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 44.90% 39.96% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 145 77
Median daily rate £390 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -58.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 7 £350 +12.00% 7
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 26 (70.27%) HTML
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 25 (67.57%) MySQL
3 23 (62.16%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) OOP
4 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 12 (32.43%) Symfony
4 12 (32.43%) Laravel
5 11 (29.73%) MVC
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
7 8 (21.62%) RESTful
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) PHP 5
8 7 (18.92%) Ajax
8 7 (18.92%) JIRA
8 7 (18.92%) CMS
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) XHTML
8 7 (18.92%) Confluence
8 7 (18.92%) WordPress
8 7 (18.92%) HTML5
9 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.22%) Content Management
9 6 (16.22%) Drupal
9 6 (16.22%) Zend
9 6 (16.22%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (13.51%) Java

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 7 (18.92%) CMS
1 7 (18.92%) Confluence
1 7 (18.92%) WordPress
2 6 (16.22%) Drupal
3 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.41%) Apache
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (5.41%) Billing
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 28 (75.68%) PHP Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (13.51%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Web Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) HTML
2 23 (62.16%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) Laravel
3 12 (32.43%) Symfony
4 8 (21.62%) jQuery
4 8 (21.62%) RESTful
5 7 (18.92%) Ajax
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) XHTML
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 6 (16.22%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (13.51%) Behat
8 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (8.11%) CSS3
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) Node.js
10 2 (5.41%) React
10 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Fintech
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) OOP
1 12 (32.43%) TDD
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Content Management
4 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) BDD
6 3 (8.11%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) PHP 5
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Piwik
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Packer
2 1 (2.70%) Plesk
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Zend
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) New Relic
2 1 (2.70%) SaltStack