Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 17 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 80 91
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing PHP 17 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.30% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 1.63% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £393 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +42.73% -12.00%
10th Percentile £289 £364 £207
90th Percentile £425 £488 £363
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
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 651 491 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.77% 43.61% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 254 316
Glasgow median daily rate £378 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.32% -9.67%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £459
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Glasgow

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Glasgow

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP in Glasgow

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PHP.

1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
3 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) React
6 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Python
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
7 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (23.53%) Sass
7 4 (23.53%) LESS
7 4 (23.53%) Ember.js
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) Mercurial

PHP
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 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) Serverless
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Grunt
2 4 (23.53%) gulp
2 4 (23.53%) Mercurial
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Magento Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) React
5 4 (23.53%) Backbone.js
5 4 (23.53%) Ember.js
5 4 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (23.53%) LESS
5 4 (23.53%) Node.js
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Front End Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Development
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) RUP
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Google