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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 42 24 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Contract jobs citing Zend 22 57 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.49% 6.28% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.07% 16.15% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 57 2
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£375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
311 353 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.18% 38.92% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 217 154
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 £240 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 17
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £38.50
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

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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 May 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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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 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 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (82.46%) Doctrine
4 41 (71.93%) MySQL
5 39 (68.42%) HTML
6 38 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 38 (66.67%) Git (software)
7 36 (63.16%) HTML5
8 33 (57.89%) jQuery
9 32 (56.14%) CentOS
9 32 (56.14%) Linux
9 32 (56.14%) Apache
10 31 (54.39%) Zend Framework
11 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (52.63%) PHPUnit
12 28 (49.12%) Software Engineering
13 27 (47.37%) Mentoring
14 24 (42.11%) Refactoring
14 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
15 22 (38.60%) Finance
16 15 (26.32%) Symfony
17 13 (22.81%) MVC
17 13 (22.81%) PHP5
18 11 (19.30%) Java
18 11 (19.30%) SQL
19 10 (17.54%) TDD
20 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
21 5 (8.77%) Vagrant
21 5 (8.77%) CSS
22 4 (7.02%) LAMP

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (56.14%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) concrete5
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (71.93%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 30 (52.63%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 44 (77.19%) PHP Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Senior PHP Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) PHP Zend Developer
7 5 (8.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Designer
9 1 (1.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (82.46%) Doctrine
2 39 (68.42%) HTML
3 36 (63.16%) HTML5
4 33 (57.89%) jQuery
5 31 (54.39%) Zend Framework
6 15 (26.32%) Symfony
7 5 (8.77%) CSS
8 4 (7.02%) LAMP
8 4 (7.02%) Laravel
9 2 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (3.51%) LESS
9 2 (3.51%) CSS3
10 1 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.75%) Yii
10 1 (1.75%) Sass
10 1 (1.75%) CakePHP
10 1 (1.75%) RESTful
10 1 (1.75%) SVG
10 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) CentOS
1 32 (56.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (49.12%) Software Engineering
4 27 (47.37%) Mentoring
5 24 (42.11%) Refactoring
5 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 13 (22.81%) MVC
7 10 (17.54%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) OO
10 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
11 1 (1.75%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.75%) Progressive Enhancement
11 1 (1.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (1.75%) Pair Programming
11 1 (1.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.81%) PHP5
4 11 (19.30%) Java
4 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle
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