The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 152 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.36% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £281 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £365 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £283
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1394 1096 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.91% 46.36% 47.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 483 666
Average daily rate £350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 127 140
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -16 3 £365 -2.66%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £344 +27.31%
Suffolk - - - - 1
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 4 (50.00%) PHP5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) WordPress
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) osCommerce
1 1 (12.50%) Magento
1 1 (12.50%) Zen Cart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Behat
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Symfony
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Memcached
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Gearman
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Usability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA