The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 50 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 10 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.86% - 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% - 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+79.48% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 53 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.38% 25.12% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 31 57
Average daily rate £250 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £232 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
PHP
North East

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Tyne and Wear region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Tyne and Wear region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £240 - 8
Gateshead - - - - 2
PHP
North East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Drupal
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
5 6 (40.00%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Intranet
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 3 (20.00%) WordPress
8 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) C
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development
10 1 (6.67%) Sencha
10 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (6.67%) C#
10 1 (6.67%) C++

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (46.67%) Drupal
2 3 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) .NET
7 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
7 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (6.67%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (6.67%) OpenGL ES
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) OO
1 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) OOP
2 1 (6.67%) Data Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Management
2 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Android Development
2 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Lua
4 1 (6.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) GIAC
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) CEH
1 1 (6.67%) CISMP
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) GPEN
1 1 (6.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sencha