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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 64 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.09% 1.19% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 2.94% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.78 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+15.47% +49.05%
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
280 204 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.78% 40.48% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 123 32
Average daily rate £336 £303 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £25.24 £24.38 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 -17 6 £356 +18.75% 14
PHP
England

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Laravel
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Ajax
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) PaaS
7 1 (7.69%) iptables
7 1 (7.69%) Converged Networks
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.69%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) Ajax
3 3 (23.08%) Laravel
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) Yii
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) OO
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) Go
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Xen
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
1 1 (7.69%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper