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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 188 195 166
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing Zend 8 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.51% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
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
2226 2546 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.84% 43.05% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1801 1729
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 58 70
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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

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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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 33 (78.57%) CSS
3 32 (76.19%) HTML
4 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (50.00%) MVC
7 18 (42.86%) MySQL
8 17 (40.48%) OO
8 17 (40.48%) Symfony
8 17 (40.48%) jQuery
9 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.95%) OO PHP
9 13 (30.95%) Subversion
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) TDD
10 12 (28.57%) HTML5
11 11 (26.19%) CSS3
11 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
12 8 (19.05%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
12 8 (19.05%) PHP5
13 7 (16.67%) LAMP
13 7 (16.67%) UNIX
14 6 (14.29%) Scrum
14 6 (14.29%) Finance
14 6 (14.29%) Zend Framework
14 6 (14.29%) JIRA
15 5 (11.90%) JSON
15 5 (11.90%) OOP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) SugarCRM
2 2 (4.76%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
1 13 (30.95%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) FogBugz
3 3 (7.14%) Trac
3 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Redmine
3 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.76%) CasperJS
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Grunt
5 1 (2.38%) GitLab
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Tools Developer
6 3 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.38%) OO PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) CSS
2 32 (76.19%) HTML
3 17 (40.48%) Symfony
3 17 (40.48%) jQuery
4 12 (28.57%) HTML5
5 11 (26.19%) CSS3
5 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
6 8 (19.05%) CodeIgniter
6 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
7 7 (16.67%) LAMP
8 6 (14.29%) Zend Framework
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 4 (9.52%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) Ajax
10 4 (9.52%) Django
10 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.14%) Doctrine
11 3 (7.14%) XHTML
11 3 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) MVC
3 17 (40.48%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) OO PHP
5 12 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.38%) DevOps
10 1 (2.38%) Android Development
10 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) PHP5
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Twitter
2 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle