Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP Developer
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 32 61
Rank change year-on-year -21 +29 -21
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 10 50 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.50% 5.25% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 5.57% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 10
Sheffield median daily rate £238 £300 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -32.20% +91.35%
10th Percentile £165 £132 £213
90th Percentile £345 £425 £515
South Yorkshire median daily rate £238 £300 £338
% change year-on-year -20.83% -11.11% +53.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 641 898 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 94.23% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 598 511
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.87% +16.63% -15.00%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Sheffield

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Sheffield

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) WordPress
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Magento
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Moodle
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) XHTML
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
6 2 (20.00%) Zend
6 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (20.00%) Drupal
6 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Billing
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Content Management

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (40.00%) WordPress
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (20.00%) Moodle
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Basecamp
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (20.00%) XHTML
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Zend