The first table below looks at the demand for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 18 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 92 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 1.58% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.81% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 10
Average daily rate £375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.53 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+112.12% -8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
995 970 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.55% 41.40% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 510 375
Average daily rate £363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £12.42 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £44.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PHP
UK

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region.

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PHP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PHP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Scotland region.

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +22 15 £375 +63.04% 7
Edinburgh -27 13 £363 +52.31% 3
Dundee -7 3 £238 -7.31% 4
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
East Lothian - - - - 1
Fife - - - - 1
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 73 (81.11%) HTML
2 66 (73.33%) CSS
3 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 48 (53.33%) MySQL
5 33 (36.67%) jQuery
6 23 (25.56%) Zend
7 20 (22.22%) Drupal
7 20 (22.22%) Scrum
8 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
9 18 (20.00%) Subversion
9 18 (20.00%) OO
10 17 (18.89%) HTML5
11 14 (15.56%) Linux
12 13 (14.44%) TDD
12 13 (14.44%) CMS
13 12 (13.33%) Symfony
13 12 (13.33%) Web Development
13 12 (13.33%) OOP
13 12 (13.33%) Apache
13 12 (13.33%) XML
14 11 (12.22%) SQL
14 11 (12.22%) XHTML
15 10 (11.11%) MVC
16 9 (10.00%) LAMP
16 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (10.00%) Zend Framework
16 9 (10.00%) CakePHP
16 9 (10.00%) BDD
17 8 (8.89%) C#
17 8 (8.89%) Web Services

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (22.22%) Drupal
2 13 (14.44%) CMS
3 12 (13.33%) Apache
4 6 (6.67%) WordPress
5 3 (3.33%) Joomla!
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SNMP
2 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (53.33%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.22%) Big Data
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.00%) Subversion
3 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.78%) PHPUnit
3 7 (7.78%) Behat
4 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) Flash Builder
General
1 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (94.44%) Developer
2 39 (43.33%) PHP Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Web Developer
4 11 (12.22%) Drupal Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (10.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 6 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.33%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Monitoring Engineer
10 2 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
10 2 (2.22%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Applications Support Analyst
11 1 (1.11%) Web Designer
11 1 (1.11%) Flash Developer
11 1 (1.11%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (81.11%) HTML
2 66 (73.33%) CSS
3 33 (36.67%) jQuery
4 17 (18.89%) HTML5
5 12 (13.33%) Symfony
5 12 (13.33%) XML
6 11 (12.22%) XHTML
7 9 (10.00%) LAMP
7 9 (10.00%) Zend Framework
7 9 (10.00%) CakePHP
8 8 (8.89%) Web Services
9 7 (7.78%) CodeIgniter
9 7 (7.78%) CSS3
10 6 (6.67%) Ajax
10 6 (6.67%) JSON
11 4 (4.44%) .NET
11 4 (4.44%) XSLT
12 3 (3.33%) Spring
12 3 (3.33%) XSL
12 3 (3.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Open Source
2 3 (3.33%) Blog
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.22%) GIS
3 2 (2.22%) BBC
4 1 (1.11%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) W3C
4 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Android
4 2 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Scrum
2 18 (20.00%) OO
3 13 (14.44%) TDD
4 12 (13.33%) Web Development
4 12 (13.33%) OOP
5 10 (11.11%) MVC
6 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (5.56%) Web Design
7 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 3 (3.33%) SEO
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.33%) UML
9 3 (3.33%) OOD
9 3 (3.33%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.22%) Android Development
10 2 (2.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (12.22%) SQL
3 8 (8.89%) C#
4 7 (7.78%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) Ruby
5 5 (5.56%) AWK
5 5 (5.56%) VBScript
5 5 (5.56%) sed
6 4 (4.44%) PHP5
7 3 (3.33%) C++
7 3 (3.33%) Python
8 2 (2.22%) XQuery
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) VB
8 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.22%) XPath
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Nagios
2 4 (4.44%) Cacti
2 4 (4.44%) Munin
3 3 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (2.22%) OpenView
5 1 (1.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Zend
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
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