The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Birmingham 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank - 49 42
Contract jobs citing Zend 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.20% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.45% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £180 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.18%
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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
319 223 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.90% 44.51% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 104 134
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Zend
West Midlands

Zend
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

Zend
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

Zend
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript