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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 66 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing PHP 8 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 0.71% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 2.67% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Median daily rate £375 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £370 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
375 449 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.28% 26.51% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 270 261
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) MySQL
5 10 (35.71%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) LAMP
7 8 (28.57%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (21.43%) Drupal
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
10 5 (17.86%) Apache
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) Yii
11 4 (14.29%) HTML5
11 4 (14.29%) CMS
11 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 4 (14.29%) Ajax
11 4 (14.29%) Symfony
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Web Services
11 4 (14.29%) Python
11 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 4 (14.29%) React
12 3 (10.71%) User Experience
12 3 (10.71%) Docker

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 6 (21.43%) Drupal
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) ArcGIS
4 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion
4 2 (7.14%) GeoServer
4 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) GitLab
4 2 (7.14%) Introscope
5 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Drupal Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Web Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) LAMP
4 8 (28.57%) jQuery
5 7 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.86%) CSS3
6 5 (17.86%) Yii
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (14.29%) React
7 4 (14.29%) Symfony
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
8 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.14%) Java EE
8 2 (7.14%) Middleware
8 2 (7.14%) Node.js
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (7.14%) Struts
8 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Coaching
5 2 (7.14%) Kanban
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Online Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) AWK
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.14%) Fluentd
2 2 (7.14%) Graylog
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) CA
2 2 (7.14%) ESRI
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Splunk
2 2 (7.14%) Zend
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) RightScale