The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for PHP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP
South West / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing PHP 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.51% 3.16% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 7.34% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -60.25%  

PHP is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 109 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 47.37% 43.08% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 30
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing PHP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PHP in Dorset

PHP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP in Dorset

PHP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP in Dorset

PHP
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +5 4 £338 -36.91% 4
Bournemouth +7 1 - - 5
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 4 (57.14%) Laravel
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) Grunt
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (14.29%) gulp
5 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) PHP 5

PHP
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Web Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Laravel
1 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Go
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google