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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 47 14 45
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +31
Contract jobs citing Zend 22 69 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.54% 8.28% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 8.03% 20.97% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 68 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
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
274 329 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 31.64% 39.50% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 212 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.50 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (79.59%) Doctrine
4 35 (71.43%) MySQL
5 32 (65.31%) HTML
6 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
7 30 (61.22%) Git (software)
8 28 (57.14%) HTML5
9 26 (53.06%) jQuery
10 25 (51.02%) CentOS
10 25 (51.02%) Linux
10 25 (51.02%) Apache
11 24 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (46.94%) Zend Framework
13 22 (44.90%) PHPUnit
14 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
15 20 (40.82%) Mentoring
16 17 (34.69%) Finance
17 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
17 16 (32.65%) Refactoring
18 15 (30.61%) Symfony
19 14 (28.57%) MVC
20 13 (26.53%) PHP5
21 12 (24.49%) TDD
22 7 (14.29%) CSS
23 6 (12.24%) Java
23 6 (12.24%) SQL
24 5 (10.20%) Laravel
24 5 (10.20%) Vagrant
24 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (51.02%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (71.43%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (61.22%) Git (software)
2 22 (44.90%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 38 (77.55%) PHP Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Senior PHP Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) PHP Zend Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Designer
7 4 (8.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) Doctrine
2 32 (65.31%) HTML
3 28 (57.14%) HTML5
4 26 (53.06%) jQuery
5 23 (46.94%) Zend Framework
6 15 (30.61%) Symfony
7 7 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (10.20%) Laravel
9 3 (6.12%) LAMP
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) LESS
10 2 (4.08%) CakePHP
10 2 (4.08%) Sass
11 1 (2.04%) SVG
11 1 (2.04%) .NET
11 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) CentOS
1 25 (51.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 20 (40.82%) Mentoring
5 16 (32.65%) Automated Testing
5 16 (32.65%) Refactoring
6 14 (28.57%) MVC
7 12 (24.49%) TDD
8 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Scrum
10 2 (4.08%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.08%) OO
11 1 (2.04%) Web Development
11 1 (2.04%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.04%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.04%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (63.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.53%) PHP5
4 6 (12.24%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle