Period
to 15 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 92 106
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -21
Contract jobs citing PHP 34 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.52% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 4.15% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 13
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £313
90th Percentile £475 £538 £525
Scotland median daily rate £350 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -
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 1,107 1,011 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 37.04% 36.52% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 608 489
Edinburgh median daily rate £415 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.73% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £316 £279 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £31.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.81% -27.91% +48.47%
10th Percentile £37.10 £13.68 £41.95
90th Percentile £45.55 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50% +23.36%

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 October 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 October 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 18 (52.94%) HTML
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 15 (44.12%) Web Development
4 12 (35.29%) React
5 11 (32.35%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) Python
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Advertising
7 9 (26.47%) MySQL
8 8 (23.53%) J2EE
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 7 (20.59%) Django
9 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
10 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.65%) Java EE
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
10 6 (17.65%) Laravel
10 6 (17.65%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) Banking
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
11 5 (14.71%) .NET
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) C#
11 5 (14.71%) OOP
11 5 (14.71%) OO
11 5 (14.71%) Spring
11 5 (14.71%) Ruby
11 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails

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 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.88%) Drupal
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Heroku
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 10 (29.41%) Advertising
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Backend Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 12 (35.29%) React
4 8 (23.53%) J2EE
5 7 (20.59%) Django
6 6 (17.65%) Java EE
6 6 (17.65%) Laravel
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (14.71%) HTML5
7 5 (14.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) LAMP
8 4 (11.76%) Node.js
8 4 (11.76%) Struts
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (8.82%) jQuery
9 3 (8.82%) Sass
9 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Android
1 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Web Development
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.94%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) Go
5 1 (2.94%) PHP 7
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) VMware