The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 28 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.

PHP
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 65 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17  
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.03% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 1.48% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £153 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.55%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 247 271 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.37% 38.71% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 173 143
Median daily rate £350 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.46%  
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 £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Tyne and Wear

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 6 £153 -32.22% 16
PHP
North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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