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 25 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 108 55
Rank change year-on-year +65 -53  
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.53% 0.78% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 2.22% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Median daily rate £338 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £175 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £383 £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 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 114 496 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.00% 35.25% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 316 151
Median daily rate £350 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 4
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.00 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 June 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 +71 2 £338 -3.57% 13
PHP
North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear 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 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 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