Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 26 49
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23 -14
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.54% 5.97% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.46% 13.70% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 27
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -20.59% +44.68%
10th Percentile £213 £134 £220
90th Percentile £575 £425 £518
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +40.74% -18.18% +65.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 228 416 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 34.03% 43.56% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 312 193
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +9.68% +19.23%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £535
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £371
% change year-on-year -1.18% +14.63% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% +8.35%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +104.55% +10.00%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Sheffield

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Sheffield

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Sheffield

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Java EE
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
4 4 (23.53%) WordPress
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) Ticket Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Ajax
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Billing
6 2 (11.76%) Subversion
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management

PHP
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 (23.53%) WordPress
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
2 2 (11.76%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Basecamp
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Developer
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) Java EE
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Management
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
2 4 (23.53%) Ticket Management
2 4 (23.53%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Symantec
2 2 (11.76%) Zend