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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 57 12 36
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 77 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.80% 9.17% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.65% 22.00% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 75 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £344 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50
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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
283 350 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.91% 41.67% 36.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 246 105
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Average hourly rate £20.75 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.30 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £22.30 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 July 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (70.00%) MySQL
3 21 (70.00%) Doctrine
4 20 (66.67%) HTML
5 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
6 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
6 17 (56.67%) HTML5
7 16 (53.33%) jQuery
8 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (50.00%) CentOS
8 15 (50.00%) Linux
8 15 (50.00%) Apache
9 14 (46.67%) Zend Framework
10 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
10 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
11 12 (40.00%) PHPUnit
12 11 (36.67%) Finance
13 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
13 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
14 9 (30.00%) Symfony
14 9 (30.00%) MVC
15 7 (23.33%) TDD
15 7 (23.33%) PHP5
16 6 (20.00%) CSS
17 5 (16.67%) Laravel
18 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
18 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
18 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
18 3 (10.00%) LESS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (70.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (40.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
1 21 (70.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Doctrine
2 20 (66.67%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) HTML5
4 16 (53.33%) jQuery
5 14 (46.67%) Zend Framework
6 9 (30.00%) Symfony
7 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) Laravel
9 3 (10.00%) LESS
9 3 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
10 2 (6.67%) Sass
10 2 (6.67%) LAMP
11 1 (3.33%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (3.33%) SVG
11 1 (3.33%) .NET
11 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
1 15 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (43.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile First
9 1 (3.33%) OO
9 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) PHP5
4 3 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle