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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Developer
Rank 77 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.080% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.086% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £210 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £102.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-79.02% +141.17%
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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
1379 1158 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 92.64% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 662 321
Average daily rate £360 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Development
3 7 (58.33%) Laravel
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
6 2 (16.67%) WordPress
6 2 (16.67%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Apache
7 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (8.33%) SVG
7 1 (8.33%) JavaBeans
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) MySQL
7 1 (8.33%) Photoshop

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (8.33%) Grunt
1 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (8.33%) PhpStorm
1 1 (8.33%) Bower
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Laravel
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) SVG
5 1 (8.33%) JavaBeans
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) JSF
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) D3.js
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP5
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