Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 39 63
Rank change year-on-year -28 +24 -26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 8 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.00% 4.00% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 4.17% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 38 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33% +33.93%
10th Percentile £213 £158 £203
90th Percentile £398 £409 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 764 983 843
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 95.62% 95.90% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 683 526
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £185 £263 £213
90th Percentile £558 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 54
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.71 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +26.95% -10.60%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.85 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.15 £30.25 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -2.62%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in South Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in South Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in South Yorkshire

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in South Yorkshire

PHP Developer
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 Developer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -16 8 £350 +40.00% 7
PHP Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South Yorkshire region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Moodle
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) GitHub
5 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WordPress
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Moodle
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Basecamp
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OO
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle