The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 67 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.98% 1.16% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 3.18% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate £335 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
359 220 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.28% 36.42% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 143 125
Average daily rate £375 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the North East region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the North East region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

PHP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +3 5 £350 +22.80%
Tyne and Wear -26 4 £250 -16.66% 21
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 30 (88.24%) CSS
3 29 (85.29%) jQuery
4 27 (79.41%) HTML
5 25 (73.53%) HTML5
6 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
7 22 (64.71%) .NET
7 22 (64.71%) Linux
7 22 (64.71%) Content Management
8 21 (61.76%) CMS
8 21 (61.76%) Unix
8 21 (61.76%) ActionScript
9 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (55.88%) 3G
10 19 (55.88%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (55.88%) SEO
10 19 (55.88%) RSS
10 19 (55.88%) Social Media
10 19 (55.88%) 4G
11 18 (52.94%) Mac OS
11 18 (52.94%) FTP
11 18 (52.94%) VB
12 17 (50.00%) Open Source
12 17 (50.00%) SDLC
13 16 (47.06%) SSH
14 13 (38.24%) Change Control
14 13 (38.24%) GitLab
14 13 (38.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (35.29%) Disclosure Scotland
15 12 (35.29%) Performance Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 21 (61.76%) CMS
2 7 (20.59%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) 3G
1 19 (55.88%) 4G
1 19 (55.88%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (52.94%) FTP
3 16 (47.06%) SSH
4 5 (14.71%) Intranet
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) Skype
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) MySQL
3 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) GitLab
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.94%) FishEye
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (8.82%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Magento Developer
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (8.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) CSS
2 29 (85.29%) jQuery
3 27 (79.41%) HTML
4 25 (73.53%) HTML5
5 22 (64.71%) .NET
6 19 (55.88%) RSS
7 7 (20.59%) Drush
8 5 (14.71%) Laravel
8 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 3 (8.82%) Ajax
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) Flash
10 2 (5.88%) LAMP
10 2 (5.88%) XML
11 1 (2.94%) JSON
11 1 (2.94%) SOAP
11 1 (2.94%) Spring
11 1 (2.94%) Symfony
11 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Social Media
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Unix
3 18 (52.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Fedora
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Content Management
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) SEO
4 17 (50.00%) Open Source
4 17 (50.00%) SDLC
5 13 (38.24%) Change Control
5 13 (38.24%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (35.29%) Performance Management
7 10 (29.41%) Web Design
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
9 4 (11.76%) Data Management
10 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Web Development
11 2 (5.88%) Channel Management
12 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
12 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
12 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement
12 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 21 (61.76%) ActionScript
3 18 (52.94%) VB
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
1 1 (2.94%) Splunk
1 1 (2.94%) VMware