The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 60 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.33% 1.52% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 2.98% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £241 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.66 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.59% +25.88%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
426 403 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 51.70% 51.21% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 187 128
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.84 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (44.44%) MySQL
4 10 (37.04%) Zend
5 8 (29.63%) Zend Framework
5 8 (29.63%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) OO
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) CMS
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) LAMP
9 3 (11.11%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) CRM
9 3 (11.11%) Linux
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 2 (7.41%) Ruby
10 2 (7.41%) Ajax
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) MVC
10 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (7.41%) Drupal

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maya
1 1 (3.70%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
4 4 (14.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Drupal 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 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
3 8 (29.63%) Zend Framework
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) XHTML
8 1 (3.70%) OpenGL
8 1 (3.70%) DirectX
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (3.70%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) BBC
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) OO
1 6 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Web Design
3 3 (11.11%) Web Development
3 3 (11.11%) CRM
3 3 (11.11%) OOP
3 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
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%) MySQL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle