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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 57 61 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing PHP 1 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.79% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 1.94% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 18
Average daily rate £325 £190 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £30.20 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.72% +43.80%
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
197 310 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.42% 40.90% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 137
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) PHP 5
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Magento
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Zend