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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 62 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.34% 1.52% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 5.43% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +6.00%
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
322 92 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.22% 27.88% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 44 58
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +61.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.82 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 £250 - 2
Tyne and Wear -40 2 £288 -11.53% 20
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) MySQL
3 13 (86.67%) jQuery
4 12 (80.00%) Symfony
4 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (80.00%) Web Services
4 12 (80.00%) OO
5 11 (73.33%) SOAP
5 11 (73.33%) OOP
5 11 (73.33%) XML
5 11 (73.33%) Subversion
5 11 (73.33%) REST
5 11 (73.33%) MooTools
5 11 (73.33%) PHP5
6 10 (66.67%) YAML
6 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
6 10 (66.67%) Selenium
6 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (66.67%) TDD
6 10 (66.67%) JSON
6 10 (66.67%) PHPUnit
6 10 (66.67%) BDD
6 10 (66.67%) Spring
6 10 (66.67%) Ruby
6 10 (66.67%) Scrum
6 10 (66.67%) Python
6 10 (66.67%) HTTP
6 10 (66.67%) UNIX
6 10 (66.67%) Java
6 10 (66.67%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
1 1 (6.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (73.33%) Subversion
3 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 10 (66.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) jQuery
2 12 (80.00%) Symfony
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) REST
3 11 (73.33%) MooTools
4 10 (66.67%) YAML
4 10 (66.67%) JSON
4 10 (66.67%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) XHTML
7 1 (6.67%) CakePHP
7 1 (6.67%) Yii
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
7 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) OO
2 11 (73.33%) OOP
3 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) SEO
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) PHP5
3 10 (66.67%) Ruby
3 10 (66.67%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter