Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing PHP 9 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.07% 2.25% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 6.10% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Dorset median daily rate £325 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.42% +22.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £247 £241 £274
90th Percentile £397 £568 £375
South West median daily rate £325 £313 £338
% change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year +46.15% +261.11% -

PHP is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 119 164 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 40.61% 36.94% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 111 64
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £238 £213
90th Percentile £469 £488 £468
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

PHP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing PHP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP in Dorset over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +14 4 £313 -3.85% 3
Poole +3 2 £338 -36.92% 3
PHP
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
3 2 (22.22%) Zend
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) gulp
4 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
4 1 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (11.11%) Sass

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 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) gulp
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) Symfony
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Sass
4 1 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) Go
3 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Google