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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 32 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Zend 38 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.43% 2.18% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 11.95% 6.56% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
318 259 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.11% 33.21% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 172 125
Average daily rate £375 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 13
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £34.86 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (86.96%) Doctrine
4 69 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 68 (73.91%) MySQL
6 66 (71.74%) HTML
7 64 (69.57%) Linux
7 64 (69.57%) jQuery
8 63 (68.48%) HTML5
9 62 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (67.39%) PHPUnit
10 61 (66.30%) CentOS
10 61 (66.30%) Apache
11 59 (64.13%) Zend Framework
12 53 (57.61%) Git (software)
13 46 (50.00%) Software Engineering
14 38 (41.30%) Automated Testing
14 38 (41.30%) Refactoring
14 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
15 33 (35.87%) Finance
16 19 (20.65%) Java
17 16 (17.39%) Unit Testing
18 15 (16.30%) Symfony
19 14 (15.22%) PHP5
19 14 (15.22%) SQL
20 13 (14.13%) MVC
21 11 (11.96%) TDD
22 8 (8.70%) OO
23 7 (7.61%) Scrum
24 5 (5.43%) CSS

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (66.30%) Apache
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) WordPress
2 1 (1.09%) concrete5
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Magento
1 1 (1.09%) Shopify
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (73.91%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) Hazelcast
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (67.39%) PHPUnit
2 53 (57.61%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) Behat
5 1 (1.09%) PhpStorm
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (84.78%) Developer
2 74 (80.43%) PHP Developer
3 30 (32.61%) PHP Zend Developer
4 20 (21.74%) Software Engineer
5 18 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 18 (19.57%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (5.43%) Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.17%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.09%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (86.96%) Doctrine
2 66 (71.74%) HTML
3 64 (69.57%) jQuery
4 63 (68.48%) HTML5
5 59 (64.13%) Zend Framework
6 15 (16.30%) Symfony
7 5 (5.43%) CSS
8 4 (4.35%) RESTful
8 4 (4.35%) LAMP
9 3 (3.26%) Spring
9 3 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.26%) Java EE
10 2 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.17%) CSS3
11 1 (1.09%) Web Services
11 1 (1.09%) .NET
11 1 (1.09%) J2EE
11 1 (1.09%) Yii
11 1 (1.09%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Open Source
2 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (69.57%) Linux
2 61 (66.30%) CentOS
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (93.48%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (67.39%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 38 (41.30%) Automated Testing
4 38 (41.30%) Refactoring
4 38 (41.30%) Mentoring
5 16 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.13%) MVC
7 11 (11.96%) TDD
8 8 (8.70%) OO
9 7 (7.61%) Scrum
10 5 (5.43%) OO PHP
11 3 (3.26%) OOP
11 3 (3.26%) Web Development
12 2 (2.17%) Pair Programming
13 1 (1.09%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) PHP
2 69 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.65%) Java
4 14 (15.22%) PHP5
4 14 (15.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Vagrant