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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 77 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% 1.20% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 4.50% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £388 £288 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £18.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-18.66% -44.11%
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
391 444 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.50% 26.54% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 263 256
Median daily rate £353 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (54.29%) HTML
3 14 (40.00%) CSS
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) MySQL
6 11 (31.43%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (22.86%) CSS3
8 8 (22.86%) Drupal
8 8 (22.86%) Unix
9 7 (20.00%) LAMP
9 7 (20.00%) Yii
10 6 (17.14%) jQuery
10 6 (17.14%) Web Development
10 6 (17.14%) Python
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) Apache
11 5 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) Subversion
11 5 (14.29%) Ruby
11 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 5 (14.29%) User Experience
11 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Management
12 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
12 4 (11.43%) GlassFish

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 8 (22.86%) Drupal
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) GlassFish
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) ColdFusion
4 2 (5.71%) GeoServer
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Introscope
3 2 (5.71%) GitLab
3 2 (5.71%) gulp
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.71%) Protractor
4 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) PHP Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.57%) Instructor
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (8.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 8 (22.86%) CSS3
5 7 (20.00%) LAMP
5 7 (20.00%) Yii
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
7 4 (11.43%) Struts
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) Laravel
8 3 (8.57%) React
8 3 (8.57%) Symfony
8 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.71%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (5.71%) LESS
9 2 (5.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Web Development
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 5 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (11.43%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) Active Record
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) OOD
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Python
4 5 (14.29%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) C
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) AWK
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.86%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) CA Wily
1 4 (11.43%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.71%) Fluentd
2 2 (5.71%) Graylog
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) CA
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) ESRI
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Zend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
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