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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 59 32 68
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 4.92% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 11.15% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 0
Average daily rate
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£190 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -33.33%
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
313 260 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.29% 44.14% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 133 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.87 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -56.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.74 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) Drupal
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Maven
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (10.00%) Node.js
6 1 (10.00%) WordPress
6 1 (10.00%) Magento
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) nginx
6 1 (10.00%) Smarty

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Symfony
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Smarty
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Web Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
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