Node.js has been tested and adopted by many global companies, including LinkedIn, GoDaddy, etc. and according to The Node.js Foundation, "95 percent of Fortune 500 companies use Node.JS as backend development". No wonder then, recruiters are always on the lookout to hire Nodejs developers that not only know the skills of the trade but also are culturally fit.
PHP, a common scripting language, has been around for over a quarter-century. PHP, similar to Python, is a programming language that was created as a side project by a single developer in the 1990's. Because of the script's durability, hiring managers look for hiring PHP developers, and thus, candidates have had plenty of opportunities to hone their PHP developer skills.