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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 82 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.88% 0.60% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.39% 1.49% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £275 £363 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +51.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £363 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% -13.71%
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
335 201 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.69% 40.20% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 141 149
Average daily rate £315 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) CRM
4 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
4 5 (45.45%) ERP
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Magento
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Smarty
6 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
6 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Eloqua

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) BigMachines
2 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Content Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Digital Designer
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) Smarty
5 1 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) Mason
5 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Channel Management
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Siebel
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