Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 103 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing PHP 23 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.28% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 3.61% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £313 £327 £313
90th Percentile £545 £538 £515
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £328
% change year-on-year -13.33% +14.50% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.75 - -

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 1,079 1,052 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.10% 35.55% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 642 456
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £286
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -55.56% +85.29%
10th Percentile £38.75 £15.96 £41.43
90th Percentile £44.36 £35.75 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +5.26%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
1 13 (56.52%) Web Development
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) MySQL
4 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) React
6 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
6 5 (21.74%) Node.js
6 5 (21.74%) Laravel
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (21.74%) Advertising
6 5 (21.74%) OOP
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 4 (17.39%) J2EE
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Sass
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) Yii
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering

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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Heroku
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Backend Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Development Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) React
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) Laravel
4 5 (21.74%) Node.js
4 5 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Java EE
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) LAMP
6 3 (13.04%) Sass
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) Yii
7 2 (8.70%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (8.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Web Development
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Microservices
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Java 8
6 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat