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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP 5 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP 5
Rank 125 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £449 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
828 980 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.41% 36.94% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 585 410
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

PHP 5
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 5 £375 -16.43%
Glasgow - 1 £325 -
PHP 5
UK

PHP 5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PHP 5 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 5.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) HTTP
3 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) nginx
3 6 (66.67%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (33.33%) Drupal
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) OOP
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL

PHP 5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PHP 5 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 5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) nginx
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) PHP Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) OOD
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) API Design
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) C#