Period
to 6 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 112 130
Rank change year-on-year +32 +18 -29
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 11 3 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £206
90th Percentile £538 £338 £406
Scotland median daily rate £375 £260 £375
% change year-on-year +44.23% -30.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 1,161 2,170 2,789
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 93.98% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 1,213 1,645
Median daily rate £438 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £588 £559
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -15.66%
10th Percentile £18.12 £11.15 £10.72
90th Percentile £51.50 £45.20 £45.69
Median hourly rate £23.43 £19.27 £16.76
% change year-on-year +21.61% +14.95% -6.89%

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured PHP Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PHP Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PHP Developer in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Edinburgh

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) PHP 7
3 7 (63.64%) WordPress
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) OO
4 6 (54.55%) Public Sector
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) OO PHP
5 5 (45.45%) Laravel
6 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
6 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Kohana
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
7 3 (27.27%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
9 1 (9.09%) CMS
9 1 (9.09%) SQL
9 1 (9.09%) Node.js
9 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
9 1 (9.09%) Server Management

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (63.64%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) Kohana
3 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) OO PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) PHP 7
4 3 (27.27%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) SQL