Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 142 81
Rank change year-on-year +47 -61 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 0.91% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 2.39% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 37
North East median daily rate £338 £300 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -38.78% +96.00%
10th Percentile £218 £258 £319
90th Percentile £359 £462 £527
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
North East median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +97.37% -24.00% -20.62%

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 404 1046 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.95% 38.06% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 724 468
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £258
90th Percentile £538 £509 £560
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £24.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.40 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in the North East

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in the North East

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in the North East

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +42 1 £325 - 5
Durham +1 1 £161 -46.17%
PHP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North East region with a requirement for PHP.

1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

PHP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (20.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) VMware