The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 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 PHP5 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 80 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP5 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.75% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£449 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.23% -
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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
552 400 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.83% 33.67% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 221 143
Average daily rate £380 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Edinburgh region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PHP5
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP5 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PHP5 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP5 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 PHP5.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PHP5 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 PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP