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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 27 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 30 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.90% 2.89% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.15% 7.96% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 5
Median daily rate £340 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £507 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
269 201 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 43.95% 36.35% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 149 74
Median daily rate £425 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.00 £17.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% +24.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £14.00 £15.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £22.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 29 £340 -20.00% 10
Barnsley -1 1 - - 1
PHP
Yorkshire

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 53 (82.81%) JavaScript
2 47 (73.44%) HTML
3 40 (62.50%) CSS
4 38 (59.38%) MySQL
5 35 (54.69%) Laravel
6 28 (43.75%) MVC
6 28 (43.75%) Symfony
7 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 24 (37.50%) RESTful
8 20 (31.25%) OOP
9 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
10 17 (26.56%) TDD
11 16 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
12 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
12 15 (23.44%) HTML5
13 13 (20.31%) OO
13 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
14 12 (18.75%) Ajax
14 12 (18.75%) Scrum
15 11 (17.19%) XML
15 11 (17.19%) XHTML
16 10 (15.63%) Web Development
17 9 (14.06%) SQL
18 8 (12.50%) Linux
18 8 (12.50%) Degree
18 8 (12.50%) CMS
18 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
18 8 (12.50%) jQuery
19 7 (10.94%) Mercurial
19 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 8 (12.50%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.81%) nginx
2 5 (7.81%) WordPress
3 3 (4.69%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) Kentico
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (59.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.94%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.81%) JIRA
4 4 (6.25%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.56%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (9.38%) Billing
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 54 (84.38%) PHP Developer
3 10 (15.63%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 8 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Web Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (4.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (73.44%) HTML
2 40 (62.50%) CSS
3 35 (54.69%) Laravel
4 28 (43.75%) Symfony
5 24 (37.50%) RESTful
6 16 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
7 15 (23.44%) HTML5
8 12 (18.75%) Ajax
9 11 (17.19%) XHTML
9 11 (17.19%) XML
10 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 8 (12.50%) jQuery
11 7 (10.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.81%) CSS3
12 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (6.25%) Backbone.js
13 4 (6.25%) Ember.js
13 4 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (6.25%) Node.js
13 4 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) MVC
2 24 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 20 (31.25%) OOP
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
5 15 (23.44%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.31%) OO
7 12 (18.75%) Scrum
8 10 (15.63%) Web Development
9 7 (10.94%) Content Management
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) BDD
10 4 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 4 (6.25%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.13%) Front End Development
13 1 (1.56%) API Integration
13 1 (1.56%) Kanban
13 1 (1.56%) Time Management
13 1 (1.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 53 (82.81%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.06%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) PHP 5
5 5 (7.81%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Plesk
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Zend
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Sitecore