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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 58 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.33% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 0.82% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £380 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £250 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
256 366 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.54% 40.44% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 201
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) GitLab
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Capistrano
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) JBoss
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 2 (33.33%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Behat
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) Oculus Rift
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SEO
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Capistrano
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef