The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 165 169 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing Zend 33 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.63% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £248 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2609 3259 3368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.36% 45.86% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1812 2277 2317
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 113 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £57.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Zend
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 across the City of London region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 59 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 31 (52.54%) MySQL
3 29 (49.15%) CSS
4 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
5 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (40.68%) TDD
6 24 (40.68%) OO
6 24 (40.68%) Symfony
7 19 (32.20%) OO PHP
8 18 (30.51%) PHP5
9 17 (28.81%) jQuery
10 15 (25.42%) MVC
11 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
12 13 (22.03%) Zend Framework
12 13 (22.03%) LAMP
13 12 (20.34%) Marketing
13 12 (20.34%) Apache
13 12 (20.34%) Linux
14 11 (18.64%) Subversion
15 10 (16.95%) Degree
15 10 (16.95%) Scrum
15 10 (16.95%) SQL
15 10 (16.95%) HTML5
16 9 (15.25%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (15.25%) Web Services
17 8 (13.56%) Ajax
17 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
17 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
18 7 (11.86%) Magento

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (20.34%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) Drupal
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 2 (3.39%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (52.54%) MySQL
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Subversion
3 8 (13.56%) PHPUnit
4 6 (10.17%) Mercurial
5 5 (8.47%) Redmine
5 5 (8.47%) Behat
5 5 (8.47%) FogBugz
5 5 (8.47%) Trac
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (20.34%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (98.31%) Developer
2 47 (79.66%) PHP Developer
3 6 (10.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.78%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.08%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (5.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 29 (49.15%) CSS
3 24 (40.68%) Symfony
4 17 (28.81%) jQuery
5 13 (22.03%) Zend Framework
5 13 (22.03%) LAMP
6 10 (16.95%) HTML5
7 9 (15.25%) CodeIgniter
7 9 (15.25%) Web Services
8 8 (13.56%) Ajax
9 7 (11.86%) XML
9 7 (11.86%) XHTML
10 6 (10.17%) XSL
10 6 (10.17%) CSS3
11 5 (8.47%) Backbone.js
12 4 (6.78%) Ember.js
12 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.08%) CakePHP
13 3 (5.08%) RESTful
13 3 (5.08%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Open Source
3 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Animation
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) CentOS
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) TDD
2 24 (40.68%) OO
3 19 (32.20%) OO PHP
4 15 (25.42%) MVC
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) OOP
6 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.17%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
9 4 (6.78%) Web Development
9 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.08%) Data Management
11 2 (3.39%) Web Design
11 2 (3.39%) OOD
11 2 (3.39%) SOA
11 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 18 (30.51%) PHP5
4 10 (16.95%) SQL
5 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.78%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) Java
7 3 (5.08%) Scala
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) C
9 1 (1.69%) PHP4
9 1 (1.69%) Golang
9 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
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