The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 129 122
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.60% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -21.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 775 827 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.06% 31.91% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 482 546
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.90 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PHP 5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 5 in Scotland

PHP 5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 5 in Scotland