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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 3.41% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £294 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.25% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £293 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £394 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +82.05%

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
366 469 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.26% 32.01% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 269 272
Median daily rate £388 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Ajax
3 7 (38.89%) Web Development
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) MySQL
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Symfony
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion
7 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.11%) Node.js
8 2 (11.11%) Puppet
8 2 (11.11%) Confluence
8 2 (11.11%) LESS
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience
8 2 (11.11%) React

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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Confluence
1 2 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Ajax
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 4 (22.22%) Symfony
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Java EE
8 2 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (11.11%) LESS
8 2 (11.11%) Node.js
8 2 (11.11%) React
9 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.56%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Animation
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) CentOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Online Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Separation of Concerns
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) New Relic
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) RightScale
1 1 (5.56%) SaltStack