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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 43 41 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.14% 2.54% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 6.08% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Median daily rate £388 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £345 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 164 181 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.97% 41.80% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 133 48
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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 £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Sheffield

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Drupal
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Laravel
7 2 (11.11%) Behat
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (11.11%) Piwik
7 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.11%) Confluence
7 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) WordPress
7 2 (11.11%) Pega
7 2 (11.11%) Linux

PHP
Top Related 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 6 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
3 3 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) CSS
1 10 (55.56%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Behat
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) Laravel
4 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Django
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) React
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOP
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Piwik
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Packer
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (5.56%) New Relic
2 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.56%) Zend