The first table below looks at the demand for Zend Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend Framework
Rank 474 471 411
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -60
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 92 58 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.49% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 40 100
Average daily rate £335 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13998 11791 14339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.73% 26.85% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 7528 8639
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 340 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Zend Framework
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Zend Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Zend Framework Jobs Demand Trend in England

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Zend Framework Daily Rate Trend in England

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend Framework across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Zend Framework Daily Rate Histogram in England

Zend Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework across the England region.

Zend Framework Hourly Rate Trend in England

Zend Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -38 34 £369 +18.00% 13
South West +14 30 £335 +7.20% 7
South East -9 9 £300 -11.11% 6
East Midlands -1 8 £278 +6.73% 4
Yorkshire -14 4 £356 +97.91% 3
North West -24 4 £375 +25.00% 2
East of England -31 2 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Zend Framework
UK

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework.

1 137 (98.56%) Zend
2 134 (96.40%) PHP
3 93 (66.91%) HTML
4 90 (64.75%) CSS
5 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
6 70 (50.36%) OO
7 69 (49.64%) MySQL
7 69 (49.64%) jQuery
8 53 (38.13%) PHP5
9 51 (36.69%) HTML5
10 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (28.06%) MVC
12 37 (26.62%) OOP
13 33 (23.74%) TDD
13 33 (23.74%) CSS3
14 31 (22.30%) Scrum
15 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
16 29 (20.86%) Subversion
17 28 (20.14%) Apache
18 23 (16.55%) OO PHP
19 21 (15.11%) Linux
19 21 (15.11%) Web Services
20 20 (14.39%) Web Development
20 20 (14.39%) Magento
20 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
21 19 (13.67%) Ajax
22 18 (12.95%) PHPUnit
23 16 (11.51%) E-Commerce
24 15 (10.79%) SQL
24 15 (10.79%) Node.js

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (20.14%) Apache
2 15 (10.79%) Node.js
3 5 (3.60%) nginx
4 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 4 (2.88%) WordPress
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.16%) Drupal
6 2 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.72%) Moodle
7 1 (0.72%) Confluence
7 1 (0.72%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Magento
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) HTTP
3 2 (1.44%) Extranet
3 2 (1.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (49.64%) MySQL
2 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.44%) Redis
3 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Subversion
2 20 (14.39%) Git (software)
3 18 (12.95%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.76%) FitNesse
4 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.88%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.88%) Hudson
5 4 (2.88%) Selenium
6 3 (2.16%) Sublime Text
6 3 (2.16%) Mocha
6 3 (2.16%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (2.16%) QUnit
6 3 (2.16%) Behat
7 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.44%) JIRA
7 2 (1.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.44%) Grunt
8 1 (0.72%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.60%) Games
3 4 (2.88%) Back Office
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Finance
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (91.37%) Developer
2 91 (65.47%) PHP Developer
3 30 (21.58%) Web Developer
4 24 (17.27%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (14.39%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Software Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (7.91%) PHP Zend Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (5.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.32%) UI Programmer
10 6 (4.32%) UI Developer
11 3 (2.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.16%) Tester
12 2 (1.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (66.91%) HTML
2 90 (64.75%) CSS
3 69 (49.64%) jQuery
4 51 (36.69%) HTML5
5 33 (23.74%) CSS3
6 21 (15.11%) Web Services
7 19 (13.67%) Ajax
8 14 (10.07%) XML
9 13 (9.35%) LAMP
10 12 (8.63%) JSON
11 8 (5.76%) Symfony
12 7 (5.04%) Sass
12 7 (5.04%) XHTML
13 6 (4.32%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.32%) Backbone.js
14 5 (3.60%) RESTful
14 5 (3.60%) REST
15 4 (2.88%) SOAP
15 4 (2.88%) .NET
15 4 (2.88%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Open Source
2 12 (8.63%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.60%) Replication
5 4 (2.88%) IPTV
6 3 (2.16%) Social Network
7 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.72%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.11%) Linux
2 8 (5.76%) CentOS
3 5 (3.60%) UNIX
4 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.16%) Debian
5 1 (0.72%) Fedora
5 1 (0.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (50.36%) OO
2 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.06%) MVC
4 37 (26.62%) OOP
5 33 (23.74%) TDD
6 31 (22.30%) Scrum
7 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
8 23 (16.55%) OO PHP
9 20 (14.39%) Web Development
10 16 (11.51%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.35%) BDD
12 11 (7.91%) Refactoring
12 11 (7.91%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.04%) Time Management
13 7 (5.04%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.04%) OOD
13 7 (5.04%) SOA
14 6 (4.32%) Migration
14 6 (4.32%) Software Testing
14 6 (4.32%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 134 (96.40%) PHP
2 74 (53.24%) JavaScript
3 53 (38.13%) PHP5
4 15 (10.79%) SQL
5 9 (6.47%) Java
6 6 (4.32%) Ruby
7 4 (2.88%) Python
7 4 (2.88%) Perl
7 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.44%) C
8 2 (1.44%) C++
8 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) PHP4
9 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.72%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 137 (98.56%) Zend
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle
2 4 (2.88%) SAP
3 3 (2.16%) Rackspace
3 3 (2.16%) Sencha
3 3 (2.16%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.72%) Twitter
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
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