The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 65 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.04% 1.59% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 3.54% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £233 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £229 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £239 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £286 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+22.00% +41.02%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
420 311 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.50% 45.07% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 155 152
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Glasgow region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 20 (74.07%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) MySQL
4 9 (33.33%) Zend
5 8 (29.63%) Zend Framework
5 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) CMS
7 6 (22.22%) HTML5
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) CSS3
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Web Development
10 3 (11.11%) Ruby
10 3 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Web Design
10 3 (11.11%) Drupal
10 3 (11.11%) BDD
10 3 (11.11%) OOP
10 3 (11.11%) CRM
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (7.41%) SQL
11 2 (7.41%) Web Services
11 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (7.41%) LAMP
11 2 (7.41%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Houdini
1 1 (3.70%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) PHP Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) Zend Framework
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) LAMP
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.70%) DirectX
8 1 (3.70%) XHTML
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) BBC
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Web Design
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle