Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 5
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -26
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.29% 0.78% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.81% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Sheffield median daily rate £238 £250 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.66% -15.20%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £258
90th Percentile £244 £275 £273
South Yorkshire median daily rate £238 £250 £265
% change year-on-year -5.00% -5.66% -15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 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 248 387 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 36.58% 43.10% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 283 231
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £325 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Sheffield median hourly rate - £32.99 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +99.91% +3.64%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -8.29% +13.19%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Sheffield

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence

PHP 5
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 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Billing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Zend Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (50.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend