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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 20 41
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21  
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.11% 7.45% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.94% 16.58% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 5
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +196.87% -58.97%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 199 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 39.13% 44.92% 45.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 149 110
Median daily rate £375 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 9 £350 +9.37% 13
PHP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) Symfony
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.11%) Drupal
7 2 (11.11%) Pega
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (11.11%) LAMP
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) React
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (11.11%) Node.js

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 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 2 (11.11%) Moodle
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Basecamp
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) gulp
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Moodle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Pega Architect
5 1 (5.56%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Behat
3 2 (11.11%) Java EE
3 2 (11.11%) LAMP
3 2 (11.11%) Laravel
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) React
3 2 (11.11%) Symfony
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Piwik
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Zend