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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 441 323 306
Rank change year-on-year
-118 -17
Contract jobs citing Zend 144 278 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.27% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 237 185
Average daily rate
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£361 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50
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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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22916 21957 20854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.98% 45.04% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13743 12638 11452
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 962 1161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.83 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 June 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 June 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
London -62 76 £365 +2.81% 36
South East -8 29 £350 +16.66% 20
South West -53 18 £375 - 13
East of England +11 13 £500 +135.29% 10
Yorkshire -51 7 £344 -8.33% 19
West Midlands +4 4 - - 9
North West -24 3 £300 -20.00% 13
East Midlands -9 1 £325 +8.33% 7
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 264 (99.25%) PHP
2 171 (64.29%) MySQL
3 166 (62.41%) JavaScript
3 166 (62.41%) HTML
4 139 (52.26%) CSS
5 136 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (45.11%) MVC
7 106 (39.85%) Symfony
8 104 (39.10%) jQuery
9 83 (31.20%) OO
10 78 (29.32%) HTML5
11 74 (27.82%) TDD
12 67 (25.19%) Git (software)
13 66 (24.81%) LAMP
14 65 (24.44%) OO PHP
15 61 (22.93%) Laravel
16 59 (22.18%) Zend Framework
17 57 (21.43%) PHP5
18 54 (20.30%) OOP
19 53 (19.92%) Linux
20 52 (19.55%) Doctrine
21 51 (19.17%) Apache
22 42 (15.79%) CSS3
23 34 (12.78%) Scrum
24 33 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
25 32 (12.03%) SQL
26 26 (9.77%) Web Services
27 25 (9.40%) Software Engineering
28 24 (9.02%) CodeIgniter
28 24 (9.02%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 51 (19.17%) Apache
2 15 (5.64%) Drupal
3 14 (5.26%) WordPress
4 10 (3.76%) Node.js
5 8 (3.01%) CMS
6 6 (2.26%) nginx
7 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.13%) Confluence
9 2 (0.75%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) GitHub
2 10 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.38%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) SSL
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Extranet
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (64.29%) MySQL
2 22 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.26%) Redis
7 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.02%) Subversion
3 22 (8.27%) PHPUnit
4 13 (4.89%) Selenium
5 9 (3.38%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.01%) JIRA
7 6 (2.26%) Grunt
8 5 (1.88%) Hudson
9 3 (1.13%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.13%) Maven
9 3 (1.13%) Bower
10 2 (0.75%) GitLab
10 2 (0.75%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.75%) Trac
10 2 (0.75%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.75%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.75%) Redmine
10 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.38%) Phing
General
1 24 (9.02%) Finance
2 13 (4.89%) Marketing
3 6 (2.26%) Publishing
4 4 (1.50%) Advertising
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Games
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 243 (91.35%) Developer
2 204 (76.69%) PHP Developer
3 47 (17.67%) Senior Developer
4 45 (16.92%) Senior PHP Developer
5 36 (13.53%) PHP Zend Developer
6 17 (6.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 16 (6.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 13 (4.89%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.51%) Web Developer
9 12 (4.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 12 (4.51%) LAMP Developer
10 10 (3.76%) Magento Developer
11 9 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Drupal Developer
14 4 (1.50%) PHP Web Developer
15 3 (1.13%) MySQL Developer
15 3 (1.13%) Systems Developer
16 2 (0.75%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (62.41%) HTML
2 139 (52.26%) CSS
3 106 (39.85%) Symfony
4 104 (39.10%) jQuery
5 78 (29.32%) HTML5
6 66 (24.81%) LAMP
7 61 (22.93%) Laravel
8 59 (22.18%) Zend Framework
9 52 (19.55%) Doctrine
10 42 (15.79%) CSS3
11 26 (9.77%) Web Services
12 24 (9.02%) CodeIgniter
12 24 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (8.27%) AngularJS
13 22 (8.27%) Ajax
14 19 (7.14%) XHTML
15 18 (6.77%) SOAP
16 16 (6.02%) Yii
17 13 (4.89%) REST
17 13 (4.89%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.38%) User Experience
3 4 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.50%) Replication
4 3 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.13%) Social Media
4 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.38%) Online Games
6 1 (0.38%) iPhone
6 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.38%) W3C
6 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.92%) Linux
2 16 (6.02%) CentOS
3 9 (3.38%) UNIX
4 6 (2.26%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.88%) Windows
6 3 (1.13%) Android
6 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (45.11%) MVC
3 83 (31.20%) OO
4 74 (27.82%) TDD
5 65 (24.44%) OO PHP
6 54 (20.30%) OOP
7 34 (12.78%) Scrum
8 33 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 24 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 24 (9.02%) Open Source
11 23 (8.65%) BDD
12 18 (6.77%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.39%) Web Development
13 17 (6.39%) Refactoring
14 16 (6.02%) Automated Testing
14 16 (6.02%) SOA
15 15 (5.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 9 (3.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 264 (99.25%) PHP
2 166 (62.41%) JavaScript
3 57 (21.43%) PHP5
4 32 (12.03%) SQL
5 13 (4.89%) Python
6 9 (3.38%) Ruby
7 5 (1.88%) Java
8 4 (1.50%) C
9 3 (1.13%) Perl
9 3 (1.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.75%) PHP4
10 2 (0.75%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (5.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.14%) Degree
3 8 (3.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Varnish
1 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.76%) Vagrant
2 9 (3.38%) Puppet
3 5 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) Salt
4 2 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (2.63%) Oracle
2 5 (1.88%) Twitter
3 3 (1.13%) Google
3 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.75%) SAP
4 2 (0.75%) Facebook
4 2 (0.75%) Adobe
4 2 (0.75%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.38%) PayPal
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.38%) VMware
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