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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 54 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 40 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 3.44% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 11.46% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £175 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £290
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
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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
429 349 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.08% 30.01% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 161 88
Average daily rate £388 £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.01% -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -8.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 24 (72.73%) Java
1 24 (72.73%) Perl
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (63.64%) Python
4 17 (51.52%) Security Testing
4 17 (51.52%) Big Data
5 16 (48.48%) Linux
6 15 (45.45%) UNIX
6 15 (45.45%) C++
7 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (33.33%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) HTML
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 8 (24.24%) CSS
10 7 (21.21%) Web Services
10 7 (21.21%) Information Security
10 7 (21.21%) Product Management
11 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) SOAP
12 5 (15.15%) MySQL
12 5 (15.15%) .NET
13 4 (12.12%) CMS
13 4 (12.12%) JMeter
13 4 (12.12%) Oracle
13 4 (12.12%) XML
13 4 (12.12%) RESTful
13 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) Big Data
2 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (15.15%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JMeter
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 3 (9.09%) HttpUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Introscope
4 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Concordion
4 1 (3.03%) Trac
4 1 (3.03%) Calabash
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) International Banking
2 1 (3.03%) German Language
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) RESTful
6 3 (9.09%) JSON
6 3 (9.09%) PostGIS
6 3 (9.09%) J2EE
6 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.09%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware
7 2 (6.06%) Java EE
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) CSS3
8 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.03%) Informatics
4 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) UNIX
3 4 (12.12%) Android
3 4 (12.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Security Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.21%) Product Management
4 7 (21.21%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) OOP
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Web Development
8 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
1 24 (72.73%) Perl
2 21 (63.64%) Python
3 15 (45.45%) C++
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
7 1 (3.03%) VBScript
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
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