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 24 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 5
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +45 -  
Contract jobs citing PHP 5 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.047% 0.034% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £240 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £300 £323
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 922 1069 966
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.00% 36.45% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 576 503
Median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 21
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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

PHP 5
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 - -
PHP 5
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 5 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PHP 5.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) REST

PHP 5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP