Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PHP 5 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 5 over the 6 months to 21 July 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 5
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 141 124
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.36% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - £240 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.18% -
Scotland median daily rate - £240 £344
% change year-on-year - -30.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

PHP 5 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 864 832 843
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.11% 29.59% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 475 506
Edinburgh median daily rate £383 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £260
90th Percentile £530 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +4.49% +56.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £20.20 £18.00
90th Percentile £47.23 £46.99 £50.50
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PHP 5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Edinburgh

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 5 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Edinburgh