The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 180 182 173
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £393 £450
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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2420 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.29% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 2108 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £30.83 £45.00
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 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

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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 December 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 December 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 51 (98.08%) PHP
2 39 (75.00%) CSS
3 38 (73.08%) HTML
4 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
5 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (53.85%) MySQL
6 23 (44.23%) MVC
7 21 (40.38%) OO
8 19 (36.54%) Symfony
9 18 (34.62%) jQuery
9 18 (34.62%) Linux
10 16 (30.77%) Subversion
10 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 16 (30.77%) OO PHP
11 15 (28.85%) TDD
12 13 (25.00%) PHP5
12 13 (25.00%) HTML5
13 12 (23.08%) Zend Framework
14 11 (21.15%) SQL
15 10 (19.23%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (19.23%) CSS3
16 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
16 9 (17.31%) Web Services
16 9 (17.31%) LAMP
17 8 (15.38%) Finance
17 8 (15.38%) OOP
18 7 (13.46%) UNIX
18 7 (13.46%) Apache
18 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
18 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (13.46%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) MySQL
2 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Redis
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Subversion
1 16 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Mercurial
2 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Redmine
3 5 (9.62%) FogBugz
3 5 (9.62%) Trac
4 4 (7.69%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Behat
6 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.92%) CasperJS
6 1 (1.92%) GitLab
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Developer
2 30 (57.69%) PHP Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Tools Developer
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Magento Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Junior
9 1 (1.92%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (75.00%) CSS
2 38 (73.08%) HTML
3 19 (36.54%) Symfony
4 18 (34.62%) jQuery
5 13 (25.00%) HTML5
6 12 (23.08%) Zend Framework
7 10 (19.23%) CodeIgniter
7 10 (19.23%) CSS3
8 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
8 9 (17.31%) LAMP
8 9 (17.31%) Web Services
9 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
10 6 (11.54%) XML
10 6 (11.54%) XHTML
11 5 (9.62%) XSL
11 5 (9.62%) JSON
12 4 (7.69%) Django
12 4 (7.69%) RESTful
13 3 (5.77%) Ajax
13 3 (5.77%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Blog
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
3 1 (1.92%) W3C
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) UNIX
3 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) MVC
3 21 (40.38%) OO
4 16 (30.77%) OO PHP
5 15 (28.85%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) OOP
7 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
9 5 (9.62%) BDD
9 5 (9.62%) Web Development
10 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.85%) DevOps
12 1 (1.92%) Progressive Enhancement
12 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.92%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (1.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) PHP
2 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 13 (25.00%) PHP5
4 11 (21.15%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) C
7 2 (3.85%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) Golang
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (5.77%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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