The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 42 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Zend 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 0.40% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 0.85% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.03% +17.27%
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
146 117 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.98% 46.43% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 75 58
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.17 £9.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +98.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.17 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £19.17 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the Cardiff region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) CPAN
3 1 (25.00%) DTV
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Zope
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) CPAN
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (25.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) PHP4
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP