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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 73 65 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -28
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.90% 0.31% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 0.71% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £153 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.22% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £205 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £245 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
268 282 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.42% 43.19% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 181 98
Median daily rate £350 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for PHP.

1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) CSS3
6 5 (38.46%) Web Development
7 4 (30.77%) Content Management
7 4 (30.77%) Drupal
7 4 (30.77%) OOP
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) SaaS
8 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
8 3 (23.08%) Grunt
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience
8 3 (23.08%) gulp
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (23.08%) Sass
8 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (30.77%) CMS
1 4 (30.77%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Grunt
2 3 (23.08%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) git-flow
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Drupal Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Junior PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Sass
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Laravel
7 2 (15.38%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) Doctrine
8 1 (7.69%) Twig
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.69%) RightScale
1 1 (7.69%) Zend