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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 38 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.07% 3.72% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.56% 11.40% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £223 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.53% -29.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £147 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £333 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
187 114 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.82% 32.66% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 66 74
Average daily rate £400 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -29.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £33.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -10 14 £400 +68.42% 10
Barnsley - 1 £275 - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) MySQL
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Node.js
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 6 (28.57%) Go
7 6 (28.57%) Drupal
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Symfony
8 5 (23.81%) Alfresco
8 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
8 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (23.81%) HTML5
8 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
8 5 (23.81%) Puppet
8 5 (23.81%) Percona
8 5 (23.81%) Apache
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) Maven
9 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) Selenium

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (33.33%) Node.js
2 6 (28.57%) Drupal
3 5 (23.81%) Apache
3 5 (23.81%) Alfresco
4 3 (14.29%) WordPress
4 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.76%) Jetty
5 1 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) Moodle
5 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) DMZ
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.76%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) MSI
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.76%) Grunt
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.76%) PhantomJS
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) Gerrit
5 1 (4.76%) FishEye
5 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) AWS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) jQuery
4 6 (28.57%) Symfony
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) XHTML
6 2 (9.52%) RSS
6 2 (9.52%) LAMP
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
7 1 (4.76%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) Flash
7 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) TDD
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) OOP
4 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) Go
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) HDFS
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Ansible
4 1 (4.76%) Salt
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Percona
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Sun
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) SaltStack