If you are looking for a freelance job in the area of PHP, many companies are currently hiring in Spain. The available vacancies can be split up into main categories like PHP Frameworks and Web Development areas. You should be familiar with fields like MySQL, WordPress, and Web Development - they are very commonly mentioned in job offers.
Those seeking internship opportunities should maybe try related fields as businesses are currently only hiring competent applicants. Out of the businesses at present hiring for PHP on Jobspotting, none of these are startups. At the top of the page, you can see a map of offices in the region.