The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 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 Bristol 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 11 34 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +25
Contract jobs citing Zend 74 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.66% 2.50% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 22.77% 6.82% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 12 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £178 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £251
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
325 176 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.43% 36.67% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 102 167
Average daily rate £373 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.40 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
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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 9 July 2014.

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 9 July 2014, 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.

1 129 (97.73%) PHP
2 63 (47.73%) MVC
3 61 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (43.94%) Zend Framework
5 53 (40.15%) HTML
6 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 44 (33.33%) Symfony
8 38 (28.79%) jQuery
9 37 (28.03%) CSS
9 37 (28.03%) HTML5
10 35 (26.52%) PHP5
11 31 (23.48%) MySQL
12 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
13 24 (18.18%) PHPUnit
14 23 (17.42%) CentOS
14 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
15 21 (15.91%) Linux
15 21 (15.91%) Apache
16 20 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
17 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (12.12%) Java
19 15 (11.36%) TDD
20 14 (10.61%) OO
21 11 (8.33%) Scrum
21 11 (8.33%) Drupal
21 11 (8.33%) CSS3
22 10 (7.58%) Sass
22 10 (7.58%) LESS
23 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
23 9 (6.82%) Refactoring

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 21 (15.91%) Apache
2 11 (8.33%) Drupal
3 8 (6.06%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Magento
1 3 (2.27%) Shopify
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.48%) MySQL
2 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.27%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (18.18%) PHPUnit
2 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.06%) FitNesse
3 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.52%) PhpStorm
4 2 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.76%) Marketing
2 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.76%) Electronics
2 1 (0.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (94.70%) Developer
2 114 (86.36%) PHP Developer
3 29 (21.97%) Senior Developer
3 29 (21.97%) Senior PHP Developer
4 27 (20.45%) Web Developer
5 23 (17.42%) PHP Web Developer
6 22 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
7 17 (12.88%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.58%) Architect
9 9 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Designer
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Java Architect
12 3 (2.27%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.27%) Software Architect
12 3 (2.27%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (43.94%) Zend Framework
2 53 (40.15%) HTML
3 44 (33.33%) Symfony
4 38 (28.79%) jQuery
5 37 (28.03%) CSS
5 37 (28.03%) HTML5
6 20 (15.15%) CodeIgniter
7 11 (8.33%) CSS3
8 10 (7.58%) Sass
8 10 (7.58%) LESS
9 6 (4.55%) Spring
9 6 (4.55%) CakePHP
9 6 (4.55%) Web Services
10 5 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.27%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.27%) JSON
11 3 (2.27%) J2EE
11 3 (2.27%) RESTful
11 3 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Digital Media
2 7 (5.30%) Open Source
3 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) CentOS
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Fedora
4 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.73%) MVC
2 61 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.42%) Unit Testing
5 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.36%) TDD
7 14 (10.61%) OO
8 11 (8.33%) Scrum
9 9 (6.82%) Refactoring
9 9 (6.82%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.06%) OOP
11 7 (5.30%) Time Management
12 6 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (3.79%) BDD
14 4 (3.03%) SOA
14 4 (3.03%) Web Development
15 3 (2.27%) OO PHP
16 1 (0.76%) Digital Marketing
16 1 (0.76%) Pair Programming
16 1 (0.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 129 (97.73%) PHP
2 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.52%) PHP5
4 16 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (3.03%) SQL
6 3 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.76%) SAP