The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 49 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.49% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 1.00% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
285 301 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.35% 49.26% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 169 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £9.90 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 17 (100.00%) PHP
1 17 (100.00%) Symfony
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) MySQL
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
4 14 (82.35%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (82.35%) Backbone.js
4 14 (82.35%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (82.35%) Ember.js
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Yii
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Magento
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Symfony
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
4 14 (82.35%) Backbone.js
4 14 (82.35%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (82.35%) Ember.js
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Yii
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
1 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript