Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 86 98
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 36 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.18% 1.38% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 3.56% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.45% +9.23%
10th Percentile £315 £225 £266
90th Percentile £475 £465 £513
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +7.69% +0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 1,099 872 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.16% 38.72% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 535 477
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £264
90th Percentile £568 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.69% -6.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £39.00 £40.45 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.71% -4.29%
10th Percentile £23.45 £13.00 £17.80
90th Percentile £45.83 £47.72 £43.20
Scotland median hourly rate £17.15 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -57.13% +1.27% +27.42%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018, 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 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 15 (41.67%) Python
4 11 (30.56%) Web Development
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.22%) React
7 8 (22.22%) Advertising
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) MySQL
7 8 (22.22%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) C#
8 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
8 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
8 7 (19.44%) Django
9 6 (16.67%) DevOps
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) Ruby
10 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) J2EE
10 5 (13.89%) OO
10 5 (13.89%) Analytics
10 5 (13.89%) Docker
10 5 (13.89%) FitNesse
10 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 4 (11.11%) HTML5

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 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) FitNesse
3 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.22%) Advertising
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) CSS
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 8 (22.22%) React
3 7 (19.44%) Django
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE
4 5 (13.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.11%) HTML5
5 4 (11.11%) Java EE
5 4 (11.11%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) Struts
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.33%) Laravel
6 3 (8.33%) Node.js
6 3 (8.33%) Symfony
6 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Web Development
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.78%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) Go
7 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) Zend