The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 66 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.56% 1.02% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 2.78% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £250 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.20 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+17.54% +38.85%
PHP
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
310 144 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.36% 36.64% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 107 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 2 £250 -16.66% 19
North Shields - 2 - -
PHP
North East

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 20 (86.96%) CSS
3 20 (86.96%) HTML5
4 18 (78.26%) Linux
4 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 18 (78.26%) jQuery
5 17 (73.91%) .NET
6 16 (69.57%) Unix
6 16 (69.57%) ActionScript
7 15 (65.22%) RSS
7 15 (65.22%) SEO
7 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (65.22%) Content Management
7 15 (65.22%) Social Media
8 14 (60.87%) Mac OS
8 14 (60.87%) 4G
8 14 (60.87%) CMS
8 14 (60.87%) FTP
8 14 (60.87%) 3G
8 14 (60.87%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (56.52%) VB
9 13 (56.52%) Open Source
9 13 (56.52%) SDLC
10 12 (52.17%) SSH
11 9 (39.13%) GitHub
12 8 (34.78%) Change Control
12 8 (34.78%) GitLab
12 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (34.78%) Disclosure Scotland

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (60.87%) CMS
2 7 (30.43%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) 3G
1 14 (60.87%) 4G
1 14 (60.87%) FTP
1 14 (60.87%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (52.17%) SSH
3 5 (21.74%) Intranet
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) GitLab
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.35%) FishEye
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
2 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Magento Developer
2 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (8.70%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Programmer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
3 2 (8.70%) Web Programmer
4 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 20 (86.96%) CSS
2 20 (86.96%) HTML5
3 18 (78.26%) jQuery
4 17 (73.91%) .NET
5 15 (65.22%) RSS
6 7 (30.43%) Drush
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) Flash
8 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Social Media
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Unix
3 14 (60.87%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.35%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Fedora
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (65.22%) Content Management
1 15 (65.22%) SEO
2 13 (56.52%) Open Source
2 13 (56.52%) SDLC
3 8 (34.78%) Change Control
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
5 6 (26.09%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Channel Management
7 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) ActionScript
3 13 (56.52%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
1 1 (4.35%) Splunk
1 1 (4.35%) VMware