The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 73 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 1.76% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 6.23% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £226 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £396 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £313 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -39.83%
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
407 401 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.87% 28.22% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 238 278
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PHP.

1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) Web Development
5 11 (28.21%) MySQL
5 11 (28.21%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) Apache
7 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) nginx
7 9 (23.08%) HTML5
8 8 (20.51%) Yii
8 8 (20.51%) JSON
8 8 (20.51%) PHP 5
8 8 (20.51%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) HTTP
9 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
9 7 (17.95%) SOAP
9 7 (17.95%) Drupal
9 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.95%) RESTful
9 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (15.38%) CSS3
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Unix
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) Project Management

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) nginx
3 7 (17.95%) Drupal
4 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
4 4 (10.26%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.13%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.56%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Introscope
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) gulp
2 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (7.69%) Protractor
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (10.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.69%) Instructor
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 9 (23.08%) HTML5
4 8 (20.51%) JSON
4 8 (20.51%) XML
4 8 (20.51%) Yii
5 7 (17.95%) RESTful
5 7 (17.95%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.38%) CSS3
7 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.26%) Java EE
7 4 (10.26%) Struts
7 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) jQuery
8 3 (7.69%) LAMP
8 3 (7.69%) Laravel
8 3 (7.69%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Web Development
3 7 (17.95%) SDLC
3 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
4 5 (12.82%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.26%) Refactoring
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) PHP 5
4 4 (10.26%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CA Wily
1 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) CA
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
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