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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 14 38 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Contract jobs citing Zend 69 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.66% 2.19% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 20.66% 5.77% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 12 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £178 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
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
334 208 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.91% 38.03% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 122 163
Average daily rate £375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £475 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 125 (98.43%) PHP
2 62 (48.82%) MVC
3 60 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (40.16%) Zend Framework
5 48 (37.80%) HTML
6 44 (34.65%) Symfony
7 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.77%) PHP5
9 32 (25.20%) jQuery
9 32 (25.20%) CSS
10 31 (24.41%) MySQL
10 31 (24.41%) HTML5
11 25 (19.69%) PHPUnit
12 24 (18.90%) Unit Testing
13 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
14 21 (16.54%) Linux
14 21 (16.54%) CentOS
15 19 (14.96%) Apache
16 18 (14.17%) CodeIgniter
17 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (12.60%) Java
19 15 (11.81%) TDD
20 14 (11.02%) OO
21 11 (8.66%) Scrum
21 11 (8.66%) Drupal
21 11 (8.66%) CSS3
22 10 (7.87%) Sass
22 10 (7.87%) LESS
23 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
24 8 (6.30%) OOP

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (14.96%) Apache
2 11 (8.66%) Drupal
3 4 (3.15%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Magento
1 3 (2.36%) Shopify
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) MySQL
2 4 (3.15%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.36%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 25 (19.69%) PHPUnit
2 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.72%) FitNesse
3 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.57%) Selenium
4 2 (1.57%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) PhpStorm
General
1 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.79%) Marketing
2 1 (0.79%) Electronics
2 1 (0.79%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (96.06%) Developer
2 112 (88.19%) PHP Developer
3 32 (25.20%) Senior PHP Developer
3 32 (25.20%) Senior Developer
4 24 (18.90%) PHP Zend Developer
4 24 (18.90%) Web Developer
5 20 (15.75%) PHP Web Developer
6 15 (11.81%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (7.09%) Designer
7 9 (7.09%) Architect
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.15%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.15%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (2.36%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 3 (2.36%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.36%) Software Architect
11 2 (1.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (40.16%) Zend Framework
2 48 (37.80%) HTML
3 44 (34.65%) Symfony
4 32 (25.20%) jQuery
4 32 (25.20%) CSS
5 31 (24.41%) HTML5
6 18 (14.17%) CodeIgniter
7 11 (8.66%) CSS3
8 10 (7.87%) Sass
8 10 (7.87%) LESS
9 6 (4.72%) CakePHP
9 6 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (3.94%) Spring
10 5 (3.94%) Web Services
11 3 (2.36%) RESTful
11 3 (2.36%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (1.57%) J2EE
12 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.57%) JSON
12 2 (1.57%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Open Source
2 4 (3.15%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.54%) Linux
1 21 (16.54%) CentOS
2 4 (3.15%) Fedora
3 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) MVC
2 60 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.90%) Unit Testing
4 23 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.81%) TDD
7 14 (11.02%) OO
8 11 (8.66%) Scrum
9 8 (6.30%) OOP
10 7 (5.51%) Refactoring
10 7 (5.51%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.72%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.94%) Time Management
13 4 (3.15%) Web Development
13 4 (3.15%) OO PHP
13 4 (3.15%) BDD
14 2 (1.57%) SOA
14 2 (1.57%) Pair Programming
15 1 (0.79%) Digital Marketing
15 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 125 (98.43%) PHP
2 39 (30.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (26.77%) PHP5
4 16 (12.60%) Java
5 4 (3.15%) SQL
6 2 (1.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (3.15%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.79%) SAP
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