The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 62 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing PHP 14 36 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 3.19% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 12.20% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
PHP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
408 295 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.86% 26.18% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 129 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) CSS
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) Linux
4 11 (42.31%) Perl
5 10 (38.46%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) UNIX
7 7 (26.92%) Web Development
7 7 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Big Data
8 6 (23.08%) C++
9 5 (19.23%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) XHTML
9 5 (19.23%) CMS
9 5 (19.23%) WordPress
9 5 (19.23%) Product Management
10 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) JSON
10 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) CMS
1 5 (19.23%) WordPress
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Introscope
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) HttpUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) International Banking
2 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) UI Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) XHTML
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (15.38%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
6 3 (11.54%) PostGIS
7 2 (7.69%) Java EE
7 2 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) SAML
8 1 (3.85%) XSLT
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.69%) Blog
4 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.85%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Web Development
2 7 (26.92%) Security Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Product Management
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Android Development
5 3 (11.54%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Perl
4 10 (38.46%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) CA
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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