Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 58 43
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.51% 1.44% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 4.03% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 23
South Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +35.71% +5.26%
10th Percentile £260 £127 £205
90th Percentile £497 £575 £425
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.04% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 383 298 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 41.32% 35.86% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 202 338
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £269 £325 £287
90th Percentile £550 £593 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £18.34
10th Percentile £15.03 - £13.56
90th Percentile £69.00 - £48.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -5 7 £475 - 13
Barnsley - 1 £250 -
Doncaster - 1 £350 - 17
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (42.86%) Sass
4 6 (42.86%) Twig
4 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 6 (42.86%) Symfony
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Smarty
5 5 (35.71%) PHPUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
5 5 (35.71%) Python
5 5 (35.71%) gulp
5 5 (35.71%) Handlebars
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js
8 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
8 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
8 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) React
8 2 (14.29%) Redux

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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) gulp
1 5 (35.71%) PHPUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) React Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior React Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) jQuery
3 6 (42.86%) Sass
3 6 (42.86%) Symfony
3 6 (42.86%) Twig
4 5 (35.71%) Handlebars
4 5 (35.71%) Smarty
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
6 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) React
6 2 (14.29%) Redux
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) Jinja
7 1 (7.14%) Laravel
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) API Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 1 (7.14%) UX Design
6 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Salt
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) VMware