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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 122 133 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs citing Zend 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
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£325 £260 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
1319 1460 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.81% 47.51% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 724 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 89 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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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

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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 27 April 2015. 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 +7 5 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £325 +15.55%
Bedfordshire +3 1 £325 +28.07%
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) LAMP
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Laravel
4 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 4 (50.00%) Magento
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) XHTML
5 3 (37.50%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Drupal
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XSL
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) CMS
5 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Yii
6 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (25.00%) PHP5
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
3 1 (12.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Magento Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) LAMP
2 5 (62.50%) Laravel
3 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XSL
4 3 (37.50%) XHTML
4 3 (37.50%) Yii
5 2 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef