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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 65 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing PHP 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.93% 0.42% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 0.88% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.60% +0.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP 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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 370 339 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 55.06% 47.75% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 192 144
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) Web Development
4 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
5 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) LAMP
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) DevOps
8 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (23.08%) Ansible
9 6 (23.08%) GitLab
9 6 (23.08%) CMS
9 6 (23.08%) JBoss
9 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
11 4 (15.38%) WordPress
11 4 (15.38%) HTML5
11 4 (15.38%) CSS3
11 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
11 4 (15.38%) MySQL

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 6 (23.08%) CMS
1 6 (23.08%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) WordPress
3 3 (11.54%) MODX
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) NoSQL
2 9 (34.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) GitLab
3 3 (11.54%) Grunt
3 3 (11.54%) gulp
3 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.54%) PHPUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) LAMP
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
5 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
7 3 (11.54%) Ember.js
7 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (11.54%) LESS
7 3 (11.54%) Node.js
7 3 (11.54%) React
7 3 (11.54%) RESTful
7 3 (11.54%) Sass
8 2 (7.69%) REST
8 2 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Web Development
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.69%) Presales
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) RUP
7 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft