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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP
Rank 18 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing PHP 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.50% 2.30% 6.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.07% 6.56% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
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£240 £225 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.28 £20.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.17% -34.92%
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
73 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.50% 35.06% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 22
Average daily rate £263 £408 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.58% +48.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 +2 3 £281 +46.10% 9
Poole -7 1 £225 - 1
Wareham - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 1
PHP
South West

PHP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
2 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) SQL
4 13 (50.00%) UNIX
4 13 (50.00%) Laravel
5 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 10 (38.46%) Apache
6 10 (38.46%) Symfony
7 9 (34.62%) MySQL
8 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 8 (30.77%) CMS
8 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (26.92%) PHP5
9 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
9 7 (26.92%) Validation
9 7 (26.92%) Migration
9 7 (26.92%) VMware
9 7 (26.92%) Clustering
9 7 (26.92%) SSH
9 7 (26.92%) Korn
9 7 (26.92%) OO
9 7 (26.92%) VMS
9 7 (26.92%) NFS
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
9 7 (26.92%) RDBMS

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (38.46%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) CMS
3 4 (15.38%) Drupal
4 3 (11.54%) WordPress
5 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
1 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
1 7 (26.92%) SSH
2 5 (19.23%) PuTTY
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) Ingres
3 5 (19.23%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (11.54%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
2 13 (50.00%) Laravel
3 10 (38.46%) Symfony
4 6 (23.08%) JDBC
4 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 5 (19.23%) CSS3
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) CGI
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (19.23%) DAO
6 4 (15.38%) LAMP
6 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) CakePHP
9 1 (3.85%) REST
9 1 (3.85%) XHTML
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) W3C
4 1 (3.85%) Photography
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) VMS
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) MVC
2 7 (26.92%) Validation
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Change Control
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) Korn
3 7 (26.92%) PHP5
3 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 6 (23.08%) Perl
5 5 (19.23%) Java
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) NFS
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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