The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Developer
Rank 23 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Developer 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.08% 0.59% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 0.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £130 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £130 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £130 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
PHP Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 153 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.04% 90.00% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 90 140
Average daily rate £325 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £11.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +126.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.08 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

PHP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Developer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PHP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Developer across the Dorset region.

PHP Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

PHP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

PHP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

PHP Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 £275 - 9
PHP Developer
South West

PHP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
3 12 (80.00%) CSS
4 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) MySQL
6 6 (40.00%) JSON
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (33.33%) LAMP
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (33.33%) Ajax
8 4 (26.67%) SOAP
8 4 (26.67%) CMS
8 4 (26.67%) HTML5
9 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 3 (20.00%) CakePHP
9 3 (20.00%) PHP5
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) User Experience
9 3 (20.00%) CSS3
10 2 (13.33%) Laravel
10 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
10 2 (13.33%) OOP
10 2 (13.33%) XML
10 2 (13.33%) RESTful
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Symfony
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) Subversion

PHP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited PHP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with PHP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) JSON
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) CakePHP
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Laravel
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Symfony
8 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) OOP
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP5
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Twitter
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