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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 51 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing PHP 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.28% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 0.57% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -23.33%
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 £35.00 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -12.50%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
346 527 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.22% 57.72% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 273 164
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.25% -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
Scotland

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 16 April 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 39 (81.25%) HTML
2 35 (72.92%) CSS
3 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
4 21 (43.75%) Zend
4 21 (43.75%) MySQL
5 19 (39.58%) jQuery
5 19 (39.58%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) TDD
7 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
8 11 (22.92%) Drupal
8 11 (22.92%) HTML5
8 11 (22.92%) Subversion
8 11 (22.92%) Symfony
8 11 (22.92%) OO
9 10 (20.83%) BDD
10 8 (16.67%) CakePHP
10 8 (16.67%) MVC
11 7 (14.58%) CMS
11 7 (14.58%) Zend Framework
11 7 (14.58%) PHPUnit
11 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
11 7 (14.58%) Behat
12 6 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
12 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) OOP
13 5 (10.42%) Web Services
13 5 (10.42%) XML
13 5 (10.42%) Photoshop
13 5 (10.42%) LAMP
13 5 (10.42%) CSS3

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (22.92%) Drupal
2 7 (14.58%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) PHPUnit
3 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.58%) Behat
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 30 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Drupal Developer
4 8 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Junior
6 1 (2.08%) Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Junior Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Programmer
6 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Web Designer
6 1 (2.08%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.08%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.08%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.08%) Junior Web Designer
6 1 (2.08%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (81.25%) HTML
2 35 (72.92%) CSS
3 19 (39.58%) jQuery
4 11 (22.92%) HTML5
4 11 (22.92%) Symfony
5 8 (16.67%) CakePHP
6 7 (14.58%) Zend Framework
7 6 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (10.42%) CSS3
8 5 (10.42%) Web Services
8 5 (10.42%) XML
8 5 (10.42%) LAMP
9 4 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) XSLT
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (6.25%) XHTML
10 3 (6.25%) JSON
11 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (4.17%) .NET
11 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) BBC
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Scrum
2 14 (29.17%) TDD
3 11 (22.92%) OO
4 10 (20.83%) BDD
5 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) OOP
6 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Web Design
7 4 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (4.17%) RDF
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Zend
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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