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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 22 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.41% 3.98% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 10.47% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £255 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +36.80%
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
72 86 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.12% 38.05% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 51
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £12.71 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.46% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £11.97 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £31.90 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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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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 -2 3 - - 6
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 5 (38.46%) Magento
3 5 (38.46%) Drupal
4 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
4 4 (30.77%) Sass
4 4 (30.77%) User Experience
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) XHTML
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Ajax
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (38.46%) Drupal
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) DNN
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Drupal Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Magento Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) Sass
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) API Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) VMware