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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 99 90 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing PHP 36 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.50% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 4.88% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 16
Median daily rate £321 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.00% -18.03%
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
917 984 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.98% 30.71% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 512 593
Median daily rate £340 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.98 £55.00 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Renfrewshire - 18 £320 -
Edinburgh -24 11 £381 +8.92% 9
Glasgow -6 4 £388 +10.71% 9
Dundee - 1 £350 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £450 - 2
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UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
2 32 (44.44%) HTML
3 31 (43.06%) Linux
4 29 (40.28%) Java
5 25 (34.72%) CSS
6 24 (33.33%) Unix
7 20 (27.78%) Python
7 20 (27.78%) Perl
7 20 (27.78%) Web Development
8 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (23.61%) MySQL
10 16 (22.22%) XML
11 15 (20.83%) Windows
11 15 (20.83%) HTML5
12 14 (19.44%) HP
13 13 (18.06%) SQL
13 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (16.67%) Apache
15 11 (15.28%) LAMP
15 11 (15.28%) CSS3
15 11 (15.28%) User Experience
15 11 (15.28%) Drupal
16 10 (13.89%) JSON
16 10 (13.89%) AIX
16 10 (13.89%) HPUX
17 9 (12.50%) Solaris
17 9 (12.50%) OO
17 9 (12.50%) Network Security

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 12 (16.67%) Apache
2 11 (15.28%) Drupal
3 7 (9.72%) JBoss
3 7 (9.72%) nginx
4 4 (5.56%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.17%) lighttpd
6 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.78%) CMS
6 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.78%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
1 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Heroku
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Network Security
2 8 (11.11%) HTTP
3 7 (9.72%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) DNS
4 5 (6.94%) FTP
4 5 (6.94%) SMTP
4 5 (6.94%) SNMP
5 4 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 4 (5.56%) LDAP
5 4 (5.56%) SSH
6 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 3 (4.17%) IPv4
6 3 (4.17%) IPv6
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
8 1 (1.39%) LAN
8 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) MySQL
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) GIS
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Subversion
3 4 (5.56%) Introscope
4 3 (4.17%) GitLab
4 3 (4.17%) gulp
4 3 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (4.17%) Protractor
5 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Banking
2 2 (2.78%) French Language
2 2 (2.78%) German Language
2 2 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Consultant
7 3 (4.17%) Instructor
7 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) HTML
2 25 (34.72%) CSS
3 16 (22.22%) XML
4 15 (20.83%) HTML5
5 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 11 (15.28%) CSS3
6 11 (15.28%) LAMP
7 10 (13.89%) JSON
8 9 (12.50%) Regular Expression
9 8 (11.11%) Laravel
10 7 (9.72%) Yii
11 6 (8.33%) jQuery
11 6 (8.33%) Middleware
11 6 (8.33%) Web Services
12 5 (6.94%) .NET
12 5 (6.94%) J2EE
12 5 (6.94%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.39%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 24 (33.33%) Unix
3 15 (20.83%) Windows
4 10 (13.89%) AIX
4 10 (13.89%) HPUX
5 9 (12.50%) Solaris
6 5 (6.94%) Debian
6 5 (6.94%) SUSE
7 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Android
8 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Web Development
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) Application Performance Management
3 9 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 9 (12.50%) OO
3 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 7 (9.72%) MVC
5 7 (9.72%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.33%) CRM
6 6 (8.33%) ERP
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) Service Management
7 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) TDD
8 4 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.56%) SDLC
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
2 29 (40.28%) Java
3 20 (27.78%) Perl
3 20 (27.78%) Python
4 13 (18.06%) SQL
5 7 (9.72%) C
5 7 (9.72%) C#
6 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) Ruby
6 6 (8.33%) VBScript
7 5 (6.94%) Groovy
8 3 (4.17%) PHP 5
8 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.39%) AWK
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) CA Wily
1 4 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.17%) Cacti
2 3 (4.17%) Munin
2 3 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (2.78%) Ansible
3 2 (2.78%) Capistrano
3 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.78%) OVPA
3 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 2 (2.78%) Unicenter
4 1 (1.39%) Fluentd
4 1 (1.39%) Graylog
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) HP
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) CA
3 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.56%) IBM
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.78%) Compuware
5 2 (2.78%) ESRI
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) Splunk
6 1 (1.39%) Zend
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