The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Zend Technologies Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 43 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.45% - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £254 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
198 91 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.00% 47.64% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.30 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Zend
East of England

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the Bedfordshire region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Zend
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Zend 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 Zend.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Zend 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 Zend. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP