The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 69 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.30% 1.22% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 3.20% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £250 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP.

1 20 (95.24%) HTML
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 18 (85.71%) jQuery
3 18 (85.71%) HTML5
4 16 (76.19%) ActionScript
4 16 (76.19%) Unix
4 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 15 (71.43%) .NET
5 15 (71.43%) RSS
5 15 (71.43%) SEO
5 15 (71.43%) Social Media
5 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (71.43%) Content Management
6 14 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (66.67%) Mac OS
6 14 (66.67%) CMS
6 14 (66.67%) 3G
6 14 (66.67%) FTP
6 14 (66.67%) 4G
7 13 (61.90%) SDLC
7 13 (61.90%) VB
7 13 (61.90%) Open Source
8 12 (57.14%) SSH
9 9 (42.86%) GitHub
10 8 (38.10%) GitLab
10 8 (38.10%) Change Control
10 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (38.10%) Disclosure Scotland

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PHP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) CMS
2 7 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) 3G
1 14 (66.67%) 4G
1 14 (66.67%) FTP
1 14 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (57.14%) SSH
3 5 (23.81%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) GitLab
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.76%) FishEye
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
2 3 (14.29%) HTML Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Magento Developer
2 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (4.76%) ASP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) CSS
1 20 (95.24%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) HTML5
2 18 (85.71%) jQuery
3 15 (71.43%) .NET
3 15 (71.43%) RSS
4 7 (33.33%) Drush
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 16 (76.19%) Unix
3 14 (66.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Fedora
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Content Management
1 15 (71.43%) SEO
2 13 (61.90%) Open Source
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Change Control
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 6 (28.57%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Channel Management
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) ActionScript
3 13 (61.90%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.76%) SaltStack
1 1 (4.76%) Splunk
1 1 (4.76%) VMware