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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 48 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 2.83% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 6.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£285 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -10.76%
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
216 220 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.63% 44.53% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 135 36
Average daily rate £347 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.64% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £18.70 £26.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 +1 4 £325 +30.00% 16
Durham - 1 £285 - 3
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (78.95%) MySQL
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Apache
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 9 (47.37%) LAMP
4 9 (47.37%) Clustering
4 9 (47.37%) CentOS
4 9 (47.37%) MariaDB
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
8 3 (15.79%) Symfony
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) SSL
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) DevOps
8 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (15.79%) Puppet
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) Open Source

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (57.89%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
3 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) LAMP
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) MooTools
4 2 (10.53%) Yii
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) CakePHP
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) CentOS
3 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PHP5
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Zend
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
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