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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 61 69 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 1.15% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 2.31% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£215 £320 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% +37.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £410 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £33.78 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.48% +22.81%
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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
365 433 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.11% 49.66% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 190 135
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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
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 3 September 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) TDD
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) MySQL
9 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 2 (15.38%) VBScript
9 2 (15.38%) CMS
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
10 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (7.69%) WordPress
10 1 (7.69%) WAMP
10 1 (7.69%) Degree
10 1 (7.69%) Drupal
10 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (7.69%) PHP5
10 1 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (7.69%) OOP
10 1 (7.69%) Marketing
10 1 (7.69%) Content Management
10 1 (7.69%) Ajax

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) gulp
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Classic ASP
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 1 (7.69%) WAMP
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP5
3 1 (7.69%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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