The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 98 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 0.59% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 1.93% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 25
Median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.44%
PHP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
843 880 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 30.73% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 505 653
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 8 £375 +7.14% 16
Glasgow +5 5 £450 +50.00% 9
Aberdeen - 4 £400 -
Dundee - 4 £275 -
Stirling - 1 £330 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
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PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PHP.

1 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.98%) HTML
3 24 (47.06%) Java
3 24 (47.06%) CSS
4 18 (35.29%) Perl
5 17 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Web Development
7 15 (29.41%) Python
8 13 (25.49%) Unix
9 11 (21.57%) Windows
9 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
10 10 (19.61%) HTML5
10 10 (19.61%) CSS3
10 10 (19.61%) XML
10 10 (19.61%) C++
10 10 (19.61%) HP
10 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
11 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 9 (17.65%) JSON
11 9 (17.65%) Scrum
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
11 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
12 8 (15.69%) AIX
12 8 (15.69%) HPUX
12 8 (15.69%) Solaris
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
13 7 (13.73%) C
13 7 (13.73%) MySQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (11.76%) CMS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.84%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) Jadu
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.92%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) MySQL
2 6 (11.76%) Big Data
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) HBase
5 2 (3.92%) GIS
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) GitLab
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) gulp
4 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.92%) Protractor
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (15.69%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (9.80%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Hadoop Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) CMS Developer
8 2 (3.92%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Drupal Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Web Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) HTML
2 24 (47.06%) CSS
3 10 (19.61%) CSS3
3 10 (19.61%) HTML5
3 10 (19.61%) XML
4 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 9 (17.65%) JSON
5 5 (9.80%) jQuery
5 5 (9.80%) React
5 5 (9.80%) Sass
5 5 (9.80%) Symfony
6 4 (7.84%) .NET
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) Kafka
6 4 (7.84%) LAMP
6 4 (7.84%) Node.js
6 4 (7.84%) Regular Expression
7 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.88%) LESS
7 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.76%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) IPTV
4 1 (1.96%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Unix
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 8 (15.69%) AIX
4 8 (15.69%) HPUX
4 8 (15.69%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Web Development
3 9 (17.65%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) OO
4 7 (13.73%) Software Testing
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) BDD
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.88%) Mobile Development
8 3 (5.88%) OOP
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) Perl
4 15 (29.41%) Python
5 10 (19.61%) C++
6 9 (17.65%) SQL
7 7 (13.73%) C
8 5 (9.80%) VBScript
9 4 (7.84%) Groovy
9 4 (7.84%) Ruby
10 3 (5.88%) C#
11 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.96%) AppleScript
12 1 (1.96%) AWK
12 1 (1.96%) Korn
12 1 (1.96%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Fluentd
2 2 (3.92%) Graylog
2 2 (3.92%) OVPA
3 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) HP
2 2 (3.92%) ESRI
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.92%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) Adobe
3 1 (1.96%) CA
3 1 (1.96%) Compuware
3 1 (1.96%) RightScale
3 1 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) Zend
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