Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 101 100
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing PHP 38 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 2.85% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 15
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £538 £475 £400
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -20.00%
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 1048 772 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 36.57% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 480 501
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017, 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 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) MySQL
5 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (34.21%) Symfony
7 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.95%) Drupal
9 10 (26.32%) HTML5
9 10 (26.32%) CMS
10 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (23.68%) Web Services
10 9 (23.68%) nginx
10 9 (23.68%) Google
10 9 (23.68%) CSS3
10 9 (23.68%) Twig
11 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (21.05%) Sass
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) XML
11 8 (21.05%) Web Design
12 7 (18.42%) MVC
12 7 (18.42%) C#
12 7 (18.42%) .NET
12 7 (18.42%) Google Maps API
12 7 (18.42%) Facebook
12 7 (18.42%) Twitter
12 7 (18.42%) Open Graph

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 11 (28.95%) Drupal
2 10 (26.32%) CMS
3 9 (23.68%) nginx
4 5 (13.16%) ColdFusion
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) WordPress
6 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 6 (15.79%) Publishing
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Drupal Developer
4 6 (15.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Symfony Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
5 5 (13.16%) HTML Developer
5 5 (13.16%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) CSS
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) Symfony
3 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 10 (26.32%) HTML5
5 9 (23.68%) CSS3
5 9 (23.68%) Twig
5 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 8 (21.05%) JSON
6 8 (21.05%) Sass
6 8 (21.05%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) .NET
7 7 (18.42%) Google Maps API
7 7 (18.42%) Open Graph
8 6 (15.79%) Laravel
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.53%) LAMP
10 4 (10.53%) React
11 3 (7.89%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (21.05%) Web Design
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) Content Management
6 3 (7.89%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Product Management
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.42%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) BC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Google
2 7 (18.42%) Facebook
2 7 (18.42%) Twitter
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Zend
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle