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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 65 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 21 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.98% 1.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.87% 3.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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
358 262 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 44.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 168 44
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -10 16 £495 +65.00% 17
Durham -11 2 £273 +9.00% 2
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) HTML
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 20 (71.43%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) jQuery
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (50.00%) UNIX
4 14 (50.00%) ActionScript
4 14 (50.00%) HTML5
5 12 (42.86%) Social Media
5 12 (42.86%) RSS
5 12 (42.86%) Content Management
5 12 (42.86%) SEO
6 11 (39.29%) 3G
6 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (39.29%) VB
6 11 (39.29%) Open Source
6 11 (39.29%) 4G
7 10 (35.71%) Mac OS
7 10 (35.71%) FTP
8 9 (32.14%) MySQL
8 9 (32.14%) SSH
8 9 (32.14%) SDLC
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (28.57%) GitLab
9 8 (28.57%) Change Control
10 7 (25.00%) Drupal
10 7 (25.00%) Performance Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) GitHub
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) 3G
1 11 (39.29%) Wi-Fi
1 11 (39.29%) 4G
2 10 (35.71%) FTP
3 9 (32.14%) SSH
4 4 (14.29%) Intranet
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.57%) Telnet
5 1 (3.57%) Skype
5 1 (3.57%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) GitLab
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.57%) FishEye
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) German Language
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) AWS Developer
3 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (71.43%) HTML
1 20 (71.43%) CSS
2 18 (64.29%) jQuery
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) HTML5
5 12 (42.86%) RSS
6 6 (21.43%) XML
6 6 (21.43%) Ajax
6 6 (21.43%) Drush
7 3 (10.71%) Laravel
8 2 (7.14%) REST
8 2 (7.14%) XHTML
9 1 (3.57%) Spring
9 1 (3.57%) SOAP
9 1 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (3.57%) JSON
9 1 (3.57%) Symfony
9 1 (3.57%) Django
9 1 (3.57%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) UNIX
3 10 (35.71%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Fedora
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Content Management
2 12 (42.86%) SEO
3 11 (39.29%) Open Source
4 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Change Control
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (21.43%) OOP
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Web Design
9 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.29%) DevOps
10 2 (7.14%) MVC
10 2 (7.14%) Migration
10 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 2 (7.14%) TDD
11 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
11 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 11 (39.29%) VB
4 5 (17.86%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PHP5
7 1 (3.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (3.57%) yum
3 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.57%) VMware
1 1 (3.57%) Zend
1 1 (3.57%) Splunk
1 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
1 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
North East
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £440 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago