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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 59 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 15 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.72% 2.31% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 7.27% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £29.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -7.93%
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
343 110 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.38% 31.79% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 49 69
Average daily rate £366 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £18.70 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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
Durham - 8 £255 - 2
Tyne and Wear -37 7 £300 - 12
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 21 (87.50%) MySQL
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (41.67%) Ruby
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) Symfony
4 10 (41.67%) Web Services
4 10 (41.67%) OO
4 10 (41.67%) Apache
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) HTTP
5 9 (37.50%) SOAP
5 9 (37.50%) OOP
5 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (37.50%) LAMP
5 9 (37.50%) Clustering
5 9 (37.50%) XML
5 9 (37.50%) Subversion
5 9 (37.50%) CentOS
5 9 (37.50%) MooTools
5 9 (37.50%) PHP5
5 9 (37.50%) REST
5 9 (37.50%) MariaDB
6 8 (33.33%) Selenium
6 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 8 (33.33%) YAML
6 8 (33.33%) PHPUnit

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) MySQL
2 9 (37.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (37.50%) Subversion
3 8 (33.33%) Selenium
3 8 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) jQuery
2 10 (41.67%) Symfony
2 10 (41.67%) Web Services
3 9 (37.50%) SOAP
3 9 (37.50%) LAMP
3 9 (37.50%) XML
3 9 (37.50%) MooTools
3 9 (37.50%) REST
4 8 (33.33%) YAML
4 8 (33.33%) Spring
4 8 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
7 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
7 1 (4.17%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) OOP
3 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) BDD
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) MVC
8 1 (4.17%) SEO
8 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) PHP5
4 8 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (33.33%) C++
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Twitter
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Zend