The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP Developer
Rank 78 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £338 £381 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +43.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £21.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+118.60% -25.86%
PHP Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Edinburgh region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer across the Edinburgh region.

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) Apache
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
7 6 (37.50%) SOAP
7 6 (37.50%) MySQL
7 6 (37.50%) HTTP
7 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (37.50%) nginx
7 6 (37.50%) PHP 5
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) Symfony
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
9 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (25.00%) Zend
9 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (25.00%) Drupal
9 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (25.00%) CSS3
9 4 (25.00%) HTML5
9 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) nginx
3 4 (25.00%) Drupal
4 3 (18.75%) CMS
5 2 (12.50%) Jadu
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) WordPress
6 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BigMachines
1 1 (6.25%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (6.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) JSON
2 9 (56.25%) XML
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) RESTful
5 6 (37.50%) SOAP
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Symfony
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
7 4 (25.00%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) LAMP
9 2 (12.50%) Ember.js
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 2 (12.50%) Laravel
9 2 (12.50%) Mason
9 2 (12.50%) Modernizr
9 2 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) API Design
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) PHP 5
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Facebook
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel
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