Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 5
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Scotland median daily rate - - £288
UK median daily rate £369 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +8.46% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -27.78% +12.50%

PHP 5 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1913 1744 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.97% 40.43% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1052 1045
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £259
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.08 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

PHP 5
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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