Period
to 19 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 6 months to 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 102 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +16
Contract jobs citing PHP 31 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.35% 0.97% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 2.72% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £384 £321 £225
90th Percentile £541 £494 £474
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 - -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 794 1,029 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.64% 35.57% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 654 516
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +0.66%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £568 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -14.73% +11.26%
10th Percentile £34.25 £25.38 £14.56
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.69 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £16.76 £43.39
% change year-on-year +123.75% -61.37% +13.44%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Edinburgh

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Edinburgh

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Edinburgh

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PHP also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
6 9 (29.03%) MySQL
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Docker
6 9 (29.03%) React
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
8 7 (22.58%) Symfony
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
8 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (22.58%) Microservices
9 6 (19.35%) Serverless
9 6 (19.35%) nginx
9 6 (19.35%) Ansible
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Drupal
10 5 (16.13%) Banking
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) PHP-FPM

PHP
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 6 (19.35%) nginx
2 5 (16.13%) Drupal
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) concrete5
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Serverless
2 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 9 (29.03%) MySQL
3 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
4 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (12.90%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.23%) Redis
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Introscope
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) git-flow
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Mocha
4 1 (3.23%) Protractor
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (6.45%) React Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) CSS
2 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) React
4 7 (22.58%) jQuery
4 7 (22.58%) Symfony
5 5 (16.13%) PHP-FPM
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (12.90%) RESTful
6 4 (12.90%) Sass
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
8 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.45%) LESS
8 2 (6.45%) Node.js
8 2 (6.45%) Struts
9 1 (3.23%) DOM
9 1 (3.23%) J2EE
9 1 (3.23%) LAMP
9 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Microservices
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) HNC
1 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
1 2 (6.45%) CA
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter