The table below looks at the statistics for PHP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PHP
Rank 28 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing PHP 2 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.90% 2.83% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 8.24% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
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
82 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 37.10% 34.41% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 54
Median daily rate £350 £330 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £41.24 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.65% -4.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PHP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing PHP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 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 Dorset region with a requirement for PHP.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (40.00%) Symfony
4 4 (40.00%) LAMP
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) Magento
6 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) SQL

PHP
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (20.00%) Magento
2 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) Symfony
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Drools
6 1 (10.00%) Laravel
6 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) API Integration
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Zend