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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 98 118 105
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 1.81% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 20
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £268 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
898 992 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.27% 30.98% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 530 614
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 8 £388 +29.16% 9
Renfrewshire - 7 £320 -
Glasgow +7 3 £380 +52.00% 2
Dundee - 2 £325 -
Falkirk - 2 £381 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £450 -
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 28 (45.16%) Linux
3 26 (41.94%) HTML
4 25 (40.32%) Unix
5 24 (38.71%) Java
6 22 (35.48%) Perl
6 22 (35.48%) CSS
7 21 (33.87%) Python
8 16 (25.81%) Windows
8 16 (25.81%) SQL
9 15 (24.19%) MySQL
9 15 (24.19%) XML
9 15 (24.19%) HP
10 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (19.35%) LAMP
11 11 (17.74%) Web Development
11 11 (17.74%) AIX
11 11 (17.74%) HPUX
12 10 (16.13%) Solaris
12 10 (16.13%) Drupal
12 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.52%) Regular Expression
13 9 (14.52%) User Experience
13 9 (14.52%) Apache
14 8 (12.90%) Oracle
14 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Application Performance Management
14 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
14 8 (12.90%) jQuery

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 10 (16.13%) Drupal
2 9 (14.52%) Apache
3 6 (9.68%) JBoss
4 4 (6.45%) CMS
5 3 (4.84%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.84%) lighttpd
5 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) ArcGIS
6 2 (3.23%) ColdFusion
6 2 (3.23%) GeoServer
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
1 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) IaaS
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) DNS
2 6 (9.68%) Network Security
3 5 (8.06%) FTP
3 5 (8.06%) HTTP
3 5 (8.06%) SMTP
3 5 (8.06%) SNMP
4 4 (6.45%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) Kerberos
4 4 (6.45%) LDAP
4 4 (6.45%) SSH
5 3 (4.84%) IPv4
5 3 (4.84%) IPv6
5 3 (4.84%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MySQL
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) GIS
5 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 3 (4.84%) Introscope
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.23%) gulp
5 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.23%) Protractor
6 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) French Language
3 2 (3.23%) German Language
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) PHP Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (6.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Monitoring Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (4.84%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Drupal Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 22 (35.48%) CSS
3 15 (24.19%) XML
4 12 (19.35%) LAMP
5 9 (14.52%) Regular Expression
6 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 8 (12.90%) CSS3
6 8 (12.90%) jQuery
6 8 (12.90%) JSON
7 7 (11.29%) HTML5
7 7 (11.29%) Laravel
7 7 (11.29%) Yii
8 6 (9.68%) Middleware
9 5 (8.06%) Web Services
10 4 (6.45%) Ajax
10 4 (6.45%) Django
10 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.84%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (4.84%) React
11 3 (4.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.61%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.16%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Unix
3 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 11 (17.74%) AIX
4 11 (17.74%) HPUX
5 10 (16.13%) Solaris
6 5 (8.06%) Debian
6 5 (8.06%) SUSE
7 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.84%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Web Development
3 8 (12.90%) Application Performance Management
3 8 (12.90%) Performance Management
3 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 7 (11.29%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) OO
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.68%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps
6 5 (8.06%) Scrum
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 3 (4.84%) Analytics
8 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.84%) Network Design
8 3 (4.84%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.84%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 24 (38.71%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Perl
4 21 (33.87%) Python
5 16 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (11.29%) C++
7 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.68%) VBScript
8 5 (8.06%) Groovy
9 4 (6.45%) C
9 4 (6.45%) Ruby
10 3 (4.84%) C#
10 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.61%) AWK
12 1 (1.61%) Korn
12 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.61%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.84%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.84%) Cacti
2 3 (4.84%) Munin
2 3 (4.84%) Nagios
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) Capistrano
3 2 (3.23%) Fluentd
3 2 (3.23%) Graylog
3 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.23%) OVPA
3 2 (3.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) HP
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.06%) CA
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Compuware
6 2 (3.23%) ESRI
6 2 (3.23%) SAP
6 2 (3.23%) Splunk
6 2 (3.23%) Zend
7 1 (1.61%) RightScale
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter
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