Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -29 +27 -34
Contract jobs citing PHP 27 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.93% 1.02% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.64% 2.49% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -8.50%
10th Percentile £329 £281 £264
90th Percentile £538 £500 £400
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,024 723 871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.46% 41.15% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 461 510
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £353 £365
% change year-on-year +9.93% -3.42% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £52.00 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.62% +60.37% -18.94%
10th Percentile £20.06 £43.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £52.17 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

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 22 January 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 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PHP.

1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (59.26%) MySQL
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) C#
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Node.js
7 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
7 7 (25.93%) CakePHP
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
8 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (22.22%) nginx
9 5 (18.52%) Symfony
9 5 (18.52%) Kanban
9 5 (18.52%) Google
9 5 (18.52%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) ColdFusion
10 4 (14.81%) CMS
10 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
10 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.81%) CSS3
10 4 (14.81%) Laravel
10 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (14.81%) Sass

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 (22.22%) nginx
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) ColdFusion
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.41%) SMTP
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) webpack
General
1 3 (11.11%) Electronics
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) Node.js
3 7 (25.93%) CakePHP
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) Symfony
6 4 (14.81%) CSS3
6 4 (14.81%) Laravel
6 4 (14.81%) Sass
7 3 (11.11%) Facebook Graph API
7 3 (11.11%) Google Maps API
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (11.11%) Open Graph
7 3 (11.11%) PHP-FPM
7 3 (11.11%) Twig
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Kanban
4 4 (14.81%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Facebook
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter
3 2 (7.41%) Zend