The first table below looks at the demand for Zend Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend Framework
Rank 203 192 215
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate £388 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £258 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £334 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Zend Framework
London

Zend Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Zend Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Zend Framework Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) Zend
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) LAMP
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (25.00%) Lucene
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Open Source
6 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) CSS3

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Behat
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Lucene
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OOD
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PHP5
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Sencha