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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PHP
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 120 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -23
Contract jobs citing PHP 19 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 0.54% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 1.59% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 12
Median daily rate £353 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.45 £35.00 £27.18
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +28.79%

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
759 879 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.61% 33.70% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 515 606
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.50 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +11 9 £338 -3.57% 15
Glasgow +7 3 £400 +23.07%
Dundee - 3 £270 -
Aberdeen - 2 £400 -
Stirling - 1 £330 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 26 (66.67%) HTML
1 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) Web Development
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Python
6 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
7 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 8 (20.51%) MySQL
8 7 (17.95%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) Ajax
9 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (15.38%) CSS3
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 6 (15.38%) Big Data
10 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) Web Services
10 5 (12.82%) C++
10 5 (12.82%) LAMP
11 4 (10.26%) CMS
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) XML
11 4 (10.26%) SQL

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 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
1 4 (10.26%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Jadu
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) WordPress
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) nginx
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.56%) CloudFront
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 6 (15.38%) Big Data
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (10.26%) HBase
5 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) GitLab
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) gulp
3 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.13%) Protractor
4 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) Hadoop Administrator
4 4 (10.26%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (10.26%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) CMS Developer
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) HTML5
4 7 (17.95%) Ajax
5 6 (15.38%) CSS3
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
6 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.82%) LAMP
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
7 4 (10.26%) Kafka
7 4 (10.26%) Sass
7 4 (10.26%) Symfony
7 4 (10.26%) XML
8 3 (7.69%) .NET
8 3 (7.69%) J2EE
8 3 (7.69%) REST
9 2 (5.13%) Laravel
9 2 (5.13%) LESS
9 2 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Animation
2 1 (2.56%) IPTV
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) New Media
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) CentOS
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) HPUX
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Web Development
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.95%) OO
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) ERP
8 2 (5.13%) Kanban
8 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
8 2 (5.13%) Online Marketing
8 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) SEO
9 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) C
6 4 (10.26%) SQL
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 2 (5.13%) C#
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) AppleScript
9 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Fluentd
3 1 (2.56%) Graylog
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) New Relic
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) RightScale
2 1 (2.56%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter
2 1 (2.56%) Zend