Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

PHP
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 33 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 60 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.80% 4.96% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% 11.95% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 39 28
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £338 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -22.86% +75.00%
10th Percentile £205 £134 £225
90th Percentile £575 £425 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 281 502 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 33.73% 41.52% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 373 234
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £263
90th Percentile £596 £560 £526
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £358
% change year-on-year - +11.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.55% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.50
% change year-on-year +169.09% -23.77% -22.00%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 -23 14 £500 +52.09% 7
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (26.67%) WordPress
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) Ticket Management
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) Moodle
6 2 (13.33%) Confluence
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) Joomla!

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 4 (26.67%) WordPress
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) Joomla!
2 2 (13.33%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Basecamp
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Games
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
4 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Joomla! Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Joomla! Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (13.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Ticket Management
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) PHP 5
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec
2 2 (13.33%) Zend