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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 47 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.43% 1.66% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £240 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.35 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-24.71% +122.22%
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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
198 212 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.67% 43.98% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 149 31
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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 20 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) MariaDB
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) Drupal
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (12.50%) Magento
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Puppet
6 1 (12.50%) Yii
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Symfony
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Yii
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
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