The median contractor rate for a PHP Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.51% 0.15% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.39% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -39.39% +53.48%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 561 621 843
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.44% 93.52% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 344 471
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 25
Median hourly rate £17.39 £13.73 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.70% -53.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

PHP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured PHP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Developer in Glasgow

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Developer in Glasgow

PHP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Developer in Glasgow

PHP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Developer in Glasgow

PHP Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, PHP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring PHP Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) MODX
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CMS

PHP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) MODX
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL