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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 64 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 30 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 1.04% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.91% 3.85% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Median daily rate £335 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £30.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-48.67% -13.71%
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
434 390 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.61% 26.93% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 242 250
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 20 (46.51%) HTML
3 17 (39.53%) Linux
3 17 (39.53%) Web Development
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) CSS
6 13 (30.23%) MySQL
6 13 (30.23%) Web Services
6 13 (30.23%) HTML5
7 12 (27.91%) JSON
7 12 (27.91%) Java
8 11 (25.58%) Apache
9 10 (23.26%) XML
9 10 (23.26%) CSS3
9 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
10 9 (20.93%) nginx
10 9 (20.93%) Drupal
11 8 (18.60%) PHP 5
11 8 (18.60%) RESTful
11 8 (18.60%) Yii
11 8 (18.60%) HTTP
12 7 (16.28%) Mac OS X
12 7 (16.28%) MVC
12 7 (16.28%) SOAP
12 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
12 7 (16.28%) User Experience
12 7 (16.28%) SDLC
13 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
13 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.95%) jQuery

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 11 (25.58%) Apache
2 9 (20.93%) Drupal
2 9 (20.93%) nginx
3 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Introscope
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) gulp
2 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (6.98%) Protractor
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (13.95%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (6.98%) Instructor
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) HTML
2 14 (32.56%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) HTML5
3 13 (30.23%) Web Services
4 12 (27.91%) JSON
5 10 (23.26%) AngularJS
5 10 (23.26%) CSS3
5 10 (23.26%) XML
6 8 (18.60%) RESTful
6 8 (18.60%) Yii
7 7 (16.28%) SOAP
8 6 (13.95%) jQuery
9 5 (11.63%) Laravel
9 5 (11.63%) Symfony
10 4 (9.30%) CodeIgniter
10 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.30%) Java EE
10 4 (9.30%) LAMP
10 4 (9.30%) Struts
10 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) Mac OS X
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Web Development
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) SDLC
3 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
4 6 (13.95%) Front End Development
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Application Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Change Management
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) PHP 5
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Wily
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) CA
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 2 (4.65%) Facebook
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com