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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
England / North East
Rank 72 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.81% 0.57% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 1.43% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Median daily rate £350 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £210 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
338 349 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.32% 39.70% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 222 147
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.10 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +5 7 £350 - 4
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £153 -32.22% 12
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) CSS
3 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) Web Development
5 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
7 8 (34.78%) Web Services
7 8 (34.78%) XML
7 8 (34.78%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) Publishing
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) jQuery
8 7 (30.43%) Android
8 7 (30.43%) React
8 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
8 7 (30.43%) Node.js
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) Linked Data
9 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
9 6 (26.09%) MySQL
9 6 (26.09%) MVC
10 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
10 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
11 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
11 4 (17.39%) SaaS
11 4 (17.39%) Drupal
11 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) CMS
1 4 (17.39%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
2 3 (13.04%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) git-flow
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (30.43%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Django Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Mobile Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Web Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) CSS
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 9 (39.13%) JSON
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) XML
5 7 (30.43%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) Node.js
5 7 (30.43%) React
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) Django
8 3 (13.04%) Sass
9 2 (8.70%) Laravel
9 2 (8.70%) REST
10 1 (4.35%) Doctrine
10 1 (4.35%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 6 (26.09%) Linked Data
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Android
2 7 (30.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Web Development
2 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Development
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Android Development
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Go
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) RightScale
1 1 (4.35%) Zend