The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 47 35 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing Zend 25 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.85% 3.67% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 10.74% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
344 298 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.27% 34.17% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 196 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £253 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £27.25 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (91.67%) Doctrine
4 58 (80.56%) MySQL
5 56 (77.78%) JavaScript
5 56 (77.78%) HTML
6 55 (76.39%) HTML5
7 54 (75.00%) jQuery
7 54 (75.00%) Linux
8 53 (73.61%) Apache
8 53 (73.61%) CentOS
8 53 (73.61%) PHPUnit
9 52 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (72.22%) Zend Framework
10 46 (63.89%) Git (software)
11 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
12 35 (48.61%) Refactoring
12 35 (48.61%) Automated Testing
13 34 (47.22%) Mentoring
14 27 (37.50%) Finance
15 13 (18.06%) Java
15 13 (18.06%) SQL
16 11 (15.28%) PHP5
17 10 (13.89%) Symfony
18 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
18 9 (12.50%) MVC
19 8 (11.11%) TDD
20 5 (6.94%) OO
21 4 (5.56%) LAMP
21 4 (5.56%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 53 (73.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.39%) WordPress
2 1 (1.39%) concrete5
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (80.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (73.61%) PHPUnit
2 46 (63.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) PhpStorm
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) Behat
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (79.17%) Developer
2 55 (76.39%) PHP Developer
3 23 (31.94%) PHP Zend Developer
4 19 (26.39%) Software Engineer
5 14 (19.44%) Senior PHP Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Designer
8 2 (2.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (91.67%) Doctrine
2 56 (77.78%) HTML
3 55 (76.39%) HTML5
4 54 (75.00%) jQuery
5 52 (72.22%) Zend Framework
6 10 (13.89%) Symfony
7 4 (5.56%) LAMP
8 3 (4.17%) CSS
9 2 (2.78%) RESTful
9 2 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (1.39%) Yii
10 1 (1.39%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (1.39%) Spring
10 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Linux
2 53 (73.61%) CentOS
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 35 (48.61%) Refactoring
4 35 (48.61%) Automated Testing
5 34 (47.22%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 9 (12.50%) MVC
7 8 (11.11%) TDD
8 5 (6.94%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Scrum
10 3 (4.17%) OO PHP
11 2 (2.78%) Web Development
12 1 (1.39%) Pair Programming
12 1 (1.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) PHP
2 56 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.06%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Vagrant