The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 464 319 289
Rank change year-on-year
-145 -30
Contract jobs citing Zend 134 282 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.27% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 232 227
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22710 22144 21588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.84% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 12515 12014
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1010 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in England

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in England

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in England

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in England

Zend
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -79 74 £365 +1.38% 29
South East -4 25 £350 +16.66% 17
East of England +15 17 £300 +9.09% 4
South West -66 8 £350 -6.66% 10
Yorkshire -29 6 £320 -20.00% 15
North West -23 4 £300 -20.00% 22
West Midlands -4 3 £413 +10.00% 8
East Midlands -6 3 £250 -9.09% 8
North East - 1 £320 - 1
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 265 (98.51%) PHP
2 173 (64.31%) JavaScript
2 173 (64.31%) MySQL
3 169 (62.83%) HTML
4 146 (54.28%) CSS
5 134 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (44.61%) MVC
7 109 (40.52%) jQuery
8 108 (40.15%) Symfony
9 86 (31.97%) OO
10 76 (28.25%) HTML5
11 73 (27.14%) Git (software)
11 73 (27.14%) TDD
12 67 (24.91%) OO PHP
13 66 (24.54%) LAMP
14 65 (24.16%) Laravel
15 56 (20.82%) Linux
16 54 (20.07%) Zend Framework
17 53 (19.70%) OOP
18 51 (18.96%) PHP5
19 50 (18.59%) Apache
20 45 (16.73%) CSS3
21 39 (14.50%) Doctrine
22 38 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (13.01%) Scrum
24 31 (11.52%) SQL
25 30 (11.15%) Subversion
26 29 (10.78%) E-Commerce
27 28 (10.41%) MongoDB
28 25 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 50 (18.59%) Apache
2 18 (6.69%) Drupal
3 15 (5.58%) WordPress
4 12 (4.46%) Node.js
5 11 (4.09%) CMS
6 9 (3.35%) nginx
7 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.74%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.37%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (7.81%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.83%) GitHub
2 8 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.37%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) SSL
2 2 (0.74%) Intranet
2 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (64.31%) MySQL
2 28 (10.41%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.18%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.35%) Redis
5 9 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.86%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 73 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.15%) Subversion
3 23 (8.55%) PHPUnit
4 16 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.20%) Selenium
6 8 (2.97%) JIRA
7 7 (2.60%) Grunt
8 6 (2.23%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.23%) Hudson
9 4 (1.49%) Bower
9 4 (1.49%) GitLab
10 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.12%) Maven
11 2 (0.74%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.74%) Redmine
11 2 (0.74%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.74%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.74%) Trac
12 1 (0.37%) PhantomJS
General
1 23 (8.55%) Finance
2 11 (4.09%) Marketing
3 7 (2.60%) Publishing
4 4 (1.49%) Advertising
4 4 (1.49%) Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 246 (91.45%) Developer
2 197 (73.23%) PHP Developer
3 40 (14.87%) Senior Developer
4 38 (14.13%) Senior PHP Developer
5 34 (12.64%) PHP Zend Developer
6 17 (6.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 15 (5.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 15 (5.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 12 (4.46%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.46%) Web Developer
8 12 (4.46%) Magento Developer
9 11 (4.09%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.23%) Drupal Developer
14 4 (1.49%) PHP Magento Developer
15 3 (1.12%) Python Developer
15 3 (1.12%) Systems Developer
15 3 (1.12%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (62.83%) HTML
2 146 (54.28%) CSS
3 109 (40.52%) jQuery
4 108 (40.15%) Symfony
5 76 (28.25%) HTML5
6 66 (24.54%) LAMP
7 65 (24.16%) Laravel
8 54 (20.07%) Zend Framework
9 45 (16.73%) CSS3
10 39 (14.50%) Doctrine
11 25 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (9.29%) Web Services
12 24 (8.92%) CodeIgniter
12 24 (8.92%) AngularJS
13 23 (8.55%) Ajax
14 20 (7.43%) Yii
15 18 (6.69%) XHTML
16 15 (5.58%) SOAP
17 14 (5.20%) Sass
18 13 (4.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.46%) Computer Science
1 12 (4.46%) User Experience
2 5 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.49%) iPhone
4 3 (1.12%) Social Media
5 2 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.74%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.74%) Replication
5 2 (0.74%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.37%) Informatics
6 1 (0.37%) Online Games
6 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.37%) W3C
6 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
6 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.82%) Linux
2 15 (5.58%) CentOS
3 9 (3.35%) UNIX
4 7 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.23%) Windows
5 6 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.86%) Android
7 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (44.61%) MVC
3 86 (31.97%) OO
4 73 (27.14%) TDD
5 67 (24.91%) OO PHP
6 53 (19.70%) OOP
7 38 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (13.01%) Scrum
9 29 (10.78%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.29%) Open Source
11 23 (8.55%) BDD
12 22 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.06%) Refactoring
14 18 (6.69%) Web Development
15 17 (6.32%) SOA
16 16 (5.95%) Automated Testing
17 15 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
18 14 (5.20%) Mentoring
18 14 (5.20%) Unit Testing
19 9 (3.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 265 (98.51%) PHP
2 173 (64.31%) JavaScript
3 51 (18.96%) PHP5
4 31 (11.52%) SQL
5 18 (6.69%) Python
6 11 (4.09%) Ruby
7 6 (2.23%) Java
8 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.49%) Perl
8 4 (1.49%) C
9 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.74%) PHP4
10 2 (0.74%) C#
10 2 (0.74%) C++
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (5.20%) Degree
1 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (5.95%) Puppet
2 14 (5.20%) Vagrant
3 10 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.12%) Ansible
4 3 (1.12%) Salt
5 2 (0.74%) yum
6 1 (0.37%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (2.60%) Oracle
2 4 (1.49%) Red Hat
2 4 (1.49%) Twitter
3 3 (1.12%) Google
3 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.12%) WorldPay
4 2 (0.74%) Adobe
4 2 (0.74%) SAP
4 2 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.37%) PayPal
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.37%) VMware
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