The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP
Rank 100 51 83
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +32
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.97% 2.67% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 8.05% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £350 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +20.00%
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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
1118 820 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.22% 33.18% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 397 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 14 £375 +41.50% 8
Glasgow -21 9 £320 +34.73% 5
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (65.63%) HTML
2 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
3 37 (57.81%) CSS
4 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.38%) MySQL
6 21 (32.81%) Linux
7 18 (28.13%) Java
8 17 (26.56%) Perl
9 14 (21.88%) jQuery
10 12 (18.75%) Web Development
10 12 (18.75%) CMS
11 11 (17.19%) SQL
11 11 (17.19%) Python
11 11 (17.19%) Web Services
12 9 (14.06%) XHTML
12 9 (14.06%) Oracle
13 8 (12.50%) C++
13 8 (12.50%) XML
13 8 (12.50%) UNIX
13 8 (12.50%) TDD
14 7 (10.94%) Security Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Zend
14 7 (10.94%) WordPress
14 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.94%) HTML5
14 7 (10.94%) Big Data
15 6 (9.38%) CSS3
15 6 (9.38%) OOP
15 6 (9.38%) OO
15 6 (9.38%) Zend Framework

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (18.75%) CMS
2 7 (10.94%) WordPress
3 4 (6.25%) Drupal
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Houdini
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.56%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Introscope
1 2 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.56%) HttpUnit
2 1 (1.56%) JUnit
2 1 (1.56%) JMeter
2 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) International Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.56%) German Language
2 1 (1.56%) Games
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) PHP Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 6 (9.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 5 (7.81%) WordPress Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) UI Programmer
8 3 (4.69%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Development Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Tester
9 2 (3.13%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) HTML
2 37 (57.81%) CSS
3 14 (21.88%) jQuery
4 11 (17.19%) Web Services
5 9 (14.06%) XHTML
6 8 (12.50%) XML
7 7 (10.94%) HTML5
8 6 (9.38%) CSS3
8 6 (9.38%) Zend Framework
8 6 (9.38%) JSON
9 5 (7.81%) SOAP
9 5 (7.81%) .NET
10 3 (4.69%) Ajax
10 3 (4.69%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.69%) PostGIS
11 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.13%) RESTful
11 2 (3.13%) Middleware
11 2 (3.13%) LAMP
11 2 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) CMDB
2 4 (6.25%) Open Source
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Graphic Design
3 3 (4.69%) Blog
3 3 (4.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.56%) Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.25%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Web Development
3 8 (12.50%) TDD
4 7 (10.94%) Security Testing
4 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.38%) OOP
5 6 (9.38%) OO
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.81%) MVC
6 5 (7.81%) Product Management
7 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.25%) BDD
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Web Design
8 3 (4.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Information Security
8 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.69%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.13%) Java
3 17 (26.56%) Perl
4 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.56%) VB6
9 1 (1.56%) VBScript
9 1 (1.56%) VB
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Zend
3 5 (7.81%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.13%) CA
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
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