The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 68 61 45
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16  
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.10% 0.31% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 0.80% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £153 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.22% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.58% -17.04%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 242 250 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.57% 38.34% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 115
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +64.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for PHP.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) MySQL
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) CSS3
7 4 (33.33%) SaaS
7 4 (33.33%) Drupal
7 4 (33.33%) Content Management
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) CMS
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) Sass
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (25.00%) Grunt
8 3 (25.00%) gulp
8 3 (25.00%) Front End Development

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Grunt
2 3 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) git-flow
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Drupal Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) Laravel
7 2 (16.67%) REST
8 1 (8.33%) Doctrine
8 1 (8.33%) Twig
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Zend