Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing PHP 21 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.97% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 2.34% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £328 £225 £275
90th Percentile £493 £475 £513
Scotland median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
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 980 770 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.86% 41.62% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 477 515
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £575 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £52.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.62% +35.06% -10.98%
10th Percentile £16.24 £18.60 £17.80
90th Percentile £42.89 £52.17 £41.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.30 £43.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year -59.95% +15.19% +20.97%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 15 (71.43%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (38.10%) Node.js
4 7 (33.33%) CakePHP
5 6 (28.57%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (19.05%) webpack
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 4 (19.05%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) Docker
8 3 (14.29%) Laravel
8 3 (14.29%) nginx
8 3 (14.29%) PHP-FPM
8 3 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (9.52%) Selenium
9 2 (9.52%) FitNesse

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 3 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) MySQL
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (19.05%) webpack
3 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Node.js
2 7 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) Laravel
4 3 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (14.29%) PHP-FPM
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) Symfony
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) Sass
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Kanban
2 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Zend