The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 114 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £278
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%
Zend
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1100 1273 1654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.40% 49.65% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 518 562
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £208 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Berkshire region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +8 6 £330 -13.72% 1
Newbury +2 2 £363 +68.60%
Slough -5 2 £363 +11.53%
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Zend
South East

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) Symfony
3 4 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 4 (50.00%) Symfony
2 4 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Debian
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
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