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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 112 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.36% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.58% 4.28% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 22
Median daily rate £325 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £204 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £405 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-60.25% +14.70%
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
1061 958 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.65% 31.67% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 499 650
Median daily rate £350 £365 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 19
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -13 24 £375 - 11
Renfrewshire - 8 £280 - 1
Glasgow -4 4 £400 +14.28% 5
Dundee - 1 - - 1
PHP
UK

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
2 31 (49.21%) HTML
3 27 (42.86%) Linux
4 24 (38.10%) CSS
5 23 (36.51%) Web Development
6 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (28.57%) MySQL
8 17 (26.98%) Java
9 16 (25.40%) Apache
10 15 (23.81%) XML
11 14 (22.22%) HTML5
12 13 (20.63%) Unix
12 13 (20.63%) HTTP
13 12 (19.05%) Python
13 12 (19.05%) nginx
13 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
14 11 (17.46%) Drupal
14 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
14 11 (17.46%) Web Services
14 11 (17.46%) LAMP
15 10 (15.87%) CSS3
15 10 (15.87%) User Experience
16 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
16 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.29%) JSON
16 9 (14.29%) Perl
17 8 (12.70%) PHP 5
17 8 (12.70%) Network Security
17 8 (12.70%) Laravel
18 7 (11.11%) Yii

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 16 (25.40%) Apache
2 12 (19.05%) nginx
3 11 (17.46%) Drupal
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
5 4 (6.35%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.76%) CMS
6 3 (4.76%) lighttpd
7 2 (3.17%) ArcGIS
7 2 (3.17%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.17%) GeoServer
7 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
1 1 (1.59%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) HTTP
2 8 (12.70%) Network Security
3 7 (11.11%) Firewall
4 5 (7.94%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) FTP
4 5 (7.94%) SMTP
4 5 (7.94%) SNMP
5 4 (6.35%) Kerberos
5 4 (6.35%) LDAP
5 4 (6.35%) SSH
6 3 (4.76%) DHCP
6 3 (4.76%) IPv4
6 3 (4.76%) IPv6
6 3 (4.76%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) LAN
8 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) MySQL
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (3.17%) GIS
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.94%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) Introscope
3 3 (4.76%) gulp
3 3 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.76%) Protractor
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) GitLab
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Instructor
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) HTML
2 24 (38.10%) CSS
3 15 (23.81%) XML
4 14 (22.22%) HTML5
5 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
6 11 (17.46%) LAMP
6 11 (17.46%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) CSS3
8 9 (14.29%) JSON
9 8 (12.70%) Laravel
10 7 (11.11%) RESTful
10 7 (11.11%) SOAP
10 7 (11.11%) Yii
11 6 (9.52%) jQuery
12 5 (7.94%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (7.94%) Middleware
12 5 (7.94%) Regular Expression
13 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.35%) Hibernate
13 4 (6.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) User Experience
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.94%) Debian
4 5 (7.94%) SUSE
4 5 (7.94%) Windows
5 3 (4.76%) AIX
5 3 (4.76%) HPUX
6 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Web Development
2 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 7 (11.11%) MVC
4 7 (11.11%) OO
4 7 (11.11%) SDLC
4 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Application Performance Management
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) ERP
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
6 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (65.08%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
5 8 (12.70%) PHP 5
6 7 (11.11%) SQL
7 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.52%) C#
8 4 (6.35%) C
8 4 (6.35%) Ruby
9 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.17%) C++
10 2 (3.17%) VBScript
11 1 (1.59%) AWK
11 1 (1.59%) Groovy
11 1 (1.59%) Korn
11 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) CA Wily
1 4 (6.35%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.76%) Cacti
2 3 (4.76%) Munin
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) CA
2 5 (7.94%) HP
2 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) ESRI
5 1 (1.59%) Compuware
5 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Zend
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