The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 58 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing PHP 4 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.63% 1.27% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% 3.82% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £388 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £214 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
279 288 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.94% 33.14% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 137 178
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for PHP.

1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Web Development
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) ERP
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (16.67%) GitLab
8 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
8 2 (16.67%) Ansible
8 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
8 2 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (16.67%) NoSQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Drupal
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Instructor
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (41.67%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Behat
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Development
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) OO PHP
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Capistrano
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft