The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 28 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.99% 3.31% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 11.76% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£294 £245 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.89% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £212 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £257 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.29 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.66% +65.73%
PHP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 51 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.48% 28.18% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 49
Average daily rate £300 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PHP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

PHP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

PHP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

PHP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

PHP
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 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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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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 +1 2 £294 +46.87% 4
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP.

1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) Drupal
4 6 (40.00%) Symfony
4 6 (40.00%) CMS
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Laravel
5 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) PHP5
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Publishing
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
8 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
9 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing PHP also 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 that cited PHP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Drupal
2 6 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 1 (6.67%) DNN
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Symfony
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Laravel
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
5 3 (20.00%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
3 1 (6.67%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OOP
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) PHP5
4 1 (6.67%) C#
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