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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 69 22 47
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +25
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 57 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 6.53% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 16.57% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 54 5
Average daily rate
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£335 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.30%
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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
346 344 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.12% 39.40% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 233 129
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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

Zend
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 2 September 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Zend
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

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) MySQL
4 14 (63.64%) Doctrine
5 13 (59.09%) HTML
6 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
7 10 (45.45%) HTML5
7 10 (45.45%) jQuery
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (40.91%) Symfony
8 9 (40.91%) CentOS
8 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
8 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
8 9 (40.91%) Linux
8 9 (40.91%) Apache
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) Laravel
10 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
10 6 (27.27%) Zend Framework
11 4 (18.18%) PHP5
12 3 (13.64%) LESS
12 3 (13.64%) CSS3
12 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
12 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (40.91%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
1 17 (77.27%) PHP Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Doctrine
2 13 (59.09%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
3 10 (45.45%) HTML5
4 9 (40.91%) Symfony
5 6 (27.27%) Zend Framework
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) Laravel
6 3 (13.64%) CSS3
6 3 (13.64%) LESS
7 2 (9.09%) CakePHP
7 2 (9.09%) Sass
8 1 (4.55%) Yii
8 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
8 1 (4.55%) SVG
8 1 (4.55%) LAMP
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
1 9 (40.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile First
7 1 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) PHP5
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP