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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 79 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 2.21% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 8.10% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 5
Median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £236 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
393 432 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.99% 27.24% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 243 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £453 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 26 July 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 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (51.22%) HTML
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) CSS
4 15 (36.59%) Linux
5 14 (34.15%) MySQL
6 12 (29.27%) HTML5
6 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
7 11 (26.83%) Java
8 9 (21.95%) Web Development
8 9 (21.95%) Drupal
8 9 (21.95%) CSS3
9 8 (19.51%) Apache
10 7 (17.07%) Unix
10 7 (17.07%) LAMP
10 7 (17.07%) Yii
11 6 (14.63%) User Experience
11 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
11 6 (14.63%) jQuery
11 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 6 (14.63%) Oracle
12 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.20%) OO
12 5 (12.20%) Python
12 5 (12.20%) MVC
12 5 (12.20%) Subversion
12 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.76%) SDLC
13 4 (9.76%) Application Performance 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 9 (21.95%) Drupal
2 8 (19.51%) Apache
3 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 4 (9.76%) nginx
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) ColdFusion
4 2 (4.88%) GeoServer
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Heroku
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) MySQL
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Introscope
3 3 (7.32%) gulp
3 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.32%) Protractor
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) GitLab
5 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) PHP Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Instructor
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (7.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
3 12 (29.27%) HTML5
4 9 (21.95%) CSS3
5 7 (17.07%) LAMP
5 7 (17.07%) Yii
6 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 6 (14.63%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (9.76%) Java EE
7 4 (9.76%) Laravel
7 4 (9.76%) Struts
8 3 (7.32%) J2EE
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) Node.js
8 3 (7.32%) React
8 3 (7.32%) Symfony
8 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 7 (17.07%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Web Development
3 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (14.63%) Front End Development
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) MVC
4 5 (12.20%) OO
5 4 (9.76%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
5 4 (9.76%) SDLC
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Active Record
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) Ruby
5 3 (7.32%) C
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) PHP 5
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) AWK
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Korn
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) CA Wily
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Fluentd
3 1 (2.44%) Graylog
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) CA
2 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) ESRI
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.44%) Zend