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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 0.93% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 3.03% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £338 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £458
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 £31.45 £35.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +56.59%

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
336 429 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.86% 30.84% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 246 278
Median daily rate £375 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) MySQL
5 4 (26.67%) Symfony
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) Sass
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) Publishing
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Puppet
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) REST

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 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Ajax
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Sass
3 4 (26.67%) Symfony
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Java EE
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) React
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) ELK Stack
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP 7
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Fluentd
2 1 (6.67%) Graylog
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.67%) RightScale
1 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
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