The table below looks at the statistics for PHP 5 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 5 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
PHP 5
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
945 966 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.42% 30.31% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 499 590
Median daily rate £344 £355 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.09% +0.70%
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 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 13
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 £43.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PHP 5 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PHP 5
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP 5 across the Scotland region.

PHP 5 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Yii
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring

PHP 5
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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle