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 26 June 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.

PHP
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 112 53
Rank change year-on-year +70 -59  
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.58% 0.68% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.95% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £338 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

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 107 462 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.84% 34.82% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 296 131
Median daily rate £350 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 2
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 3 (37.50%) gulp
4 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Web Design
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Magento
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) iPad
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) iOS Development

PHP
Co-occurring 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 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) git-flow
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Doctrine
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) Symfony
6 1 (12.50%) Twig
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend