The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP 5
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £263 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 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 198 221 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 42.58% 41.94% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 161 96
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in South Yorkshire

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in South Yorkshire

PHP 5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 5 in South Yorkshire

PHP 5
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence

PHP 5
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend