The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 50 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.62% - 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% - 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £240 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
216 45 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.72% 24.73% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 29 48
Average daily rate £250 £288 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £365 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
PHP
Tyne and Wear

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 23 April 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Drupal
4 5 (55.56%) HTML5
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) Open Source
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Intranet
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) WordPress
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) OLAP
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (11.11%) VoIP
8 1 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) C
8 1 (11.11%) .NET

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Drupal
2 3 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Classic ASP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) Information Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
1 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISMP
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) GPEN
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft