Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 18 August 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 59 37
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 +15
Contract jobs citing PHP 37 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.88% 2.05% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.66% 5.61% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 45
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +69.81% -33.75%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £177
90th Percentile £483 £575 £402
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 383 303 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 40.15% 36.55% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 211 371
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £265 £288 £291
90th Percentile £562 £543 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 12
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 - £23.50
10th Percentile £17.86 - £13.13
90th Percentile £60.00 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in South Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in South Yorkshire

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in South Yorkshire

PHP
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 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in South Yorkshire

PHP
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 within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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 +13 25 £350 -22.22% 28
Doncaster - 2 £363 - 3
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) Symfony
4 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
5 18 (48.65%) Web Development
6 17 (45.95%) Handlebars
7 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (40.54%) Smarty
7 15 (40.54%) Sass
7 15 (40.54%) Twig
8 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
9 9 (24.32%) jQuery
9 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Google
10 8 (21.62%) MySQL
10 8 (21.62%) Google Tag Manager
11 7 (18.92%) gulp
11 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
11 7 (18.92%) PHPUnit
12 5 (13.51%) Laravel
12 5 (13.51%) React
12 5 (13.51%) TDD
12 5 (13.51%) Linux
13 4 (10.81%) MVC
13 4 (10.81%) Java
13 4 (10.81%) Node.js
14 3 (8.11%) Confluence
14 3 (8.11%) WebSockets
14 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch

PHP
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 3 (8.11%) Alfresco
1 3 (8.11%) Confluence
1 3 (8.11%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) FileNet
3 1 (2.70%) Liferay
3 1 (2.70%) LiveCycle
3 1 (2.70%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.70%) nginx
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) gulp
2 7 (18.92%) PHPUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) CircleCI
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) PHP Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Web Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (24.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) React Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (2.70%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) CSS
3 21 (56.76%) Symfony
4 17 (45.95%) Handlebars
5 15 (40.54%) Sass
5 15 (40.54%) Smarty
5 15 (40.54%) Twig
6 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (24.32%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) Laravel
7 5 (13.51%) React
8 4 (10.81%) Node.js
9 3 (8.11%) WebSockets
10 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (5.41%) Apache Camel
10 2 (5.41%) JSP
10 2 (5.41%) LAMP
10 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
10 2 (5.41%) React Native
11 1 (2.70%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Web Development
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
6 3 (8.11%) API Testing
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.41%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Microservices
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Open Source
8 1 (2.70%) Server Hardening
8 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Salt
1 2 (5.41%) Terraform
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) cPanel
2 1 (2.70%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.70%) FatWire
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Vignette
4 1 (2.70%) Xerox