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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 63 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.53% 2.86% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 7.84% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.80% +13.63%
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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
254 51 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.88% 36.43% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 32 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter