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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 454 302 345
Rank change year-on-year
-152 +43
Contract jobs citing Zend 122 278 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.28% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 230 126
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
22294 21710 19190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.45% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12982 12255 10544
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 998 1095
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 March 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 March 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 -55 61 £375 +7.14% 54
South East -16 18 £306 -5.76% 30
South West -52 14 £375 +7.14% 12
Yorkshire -38 13 £375 +7.14% 14
East Midlands -19 4 £300 - 7
North West -26 4 £318 +5.83% 23
West Midlands - 4 £295 - 7
East of England +2 3 £325 +4.00% 2
North East - - - -
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 294 (97.35%) PHP
2 189 (62.58%) HTML
3 184 (60.93%) JavaScript
4 176 (58.28%) MySQL
5 169 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (44.37%) CSS
7 124 (41.06%) MVC
8 123 (40.73%) jQuery
9 116 (38.41%) Symfony
10 112 (37.09%) HTML5
11 97 (32.12%) Doctrine
12 95 (31.46%) Git (software)
13 89 (29.47%) Zend Framework
13 89 (29.47%) Linux
14 77 (25.50%) Apache
15 74 (24.50%) OO
16 72 (23.84%) PHPUnit
17 66 (21.85%) TDD
18 64 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (19.87%) PHP5
20 55 (18.21%) LAMP
21 50 (16.56%) CentOS
22 49 (16.23%) Software Engineering
23 48 (15.89%) Laravel
24 47 (15.56%) OO PHP
25 43 (14.24%) OOP
25 43 (14.24%) SQL
26 41 (13.58%) CSS3
27 36 (11.92%) BDD
27 36 (11.92%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 77 (25.50%) Apache
2 16 (5.30%) Drupal
3 15 (4.97%) WordPress
3 15 (4.97%) Node.js
4 14 (4.64%) CMS
5 9 (2.98%) nginx
6 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.66%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) HTTP
1 6 (1.99%) SSL
2 4 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.66%) PBX
3 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (58.28%) MySQL
2 14 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.31%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.99%) Redis
8 2 (0.66%) MS Access
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 95 (31.46%) Git (software)
2 72 (23.84%) PHPUnit
3 36 (11.92%) Subversion
4 14 (4.64%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.65%) Hudson
6 8 (2.65%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.32%) JIRA
7 7 (2.32%) Selenium
8 6 (1.99%) Grunt
9 5 (1.66%) Maven
10 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.66%) Zend Studio
10 2 (0.66%) Redmine
10 2 (0.66%) Behat
10 2 (0.66%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.66%) Trac
10 2 (0.66%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.66%) Bower
10 2 (0.66%) CasperJS
General
1 35 (11.59%) Finance
2 23 (7.62%) Marketing
3 8 (2.65%) Publishing
4 7 (2.32%) Advertising
5 3 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 269 (89.07%) Developer
2 218 (72.19%) PHP Developer
3 63 (20.86%) Senior Developer
4 54 (17.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 39 (12.91%) PHP Zend Developer
6 24 (7.95%) Web Developer
7 20 (6.62%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.64%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 11 (3.64%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 9 (2.98%) Magento Developer
10 9 (2.98%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 8 (2.65%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (2.65%) LAMP Developer
11 8 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (2.32%) Drupal Developer
13 6 (1.99%) Designer
14 4 (1.32%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (1.32%) MySQL Developer
14 4 (1.32%) Lead Developer
14 4 (1.32%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (62.58%) HTML
2 134 (44.37%) CSS
3 123 (40.73%) jQuery
4 116 (38.41%) Symfony
5 112 (37.09%) HTML5
6 97 (32.12%) Doctrine
7 89 (29.47%) Zend Framework
8 55 (18.21%) LAMP
9 48 (15.89%) Laravel
10 41 (13.58%) CSS3
11 35 (11.59%) CodeIgniter
12 27 (8.94%) SOAP
12 27 (8.94%) AngularJS
13 24 (7.95%) Web Services
14 19 (6.29%) Ajax
15 18 (5.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (4.97%) Yii
16 15 (4.97%) REST
17 14 (4.64%) XHTML
17 14 (4.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.60%) Open Source
2 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
2 6 (1.99%) Replication
3 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (1.32%) User Experience
4 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 3 (0.99%) Blog
5 2 (0.66%) Clustering
5 2 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.66%) Social Media
6 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.33%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.33%) Online Games
6 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.33%) W3C
6 1 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.47%) Linux
2 50 (16.56%) CentOS
3 8 (2.65%) Windows
4 7 (2.32%) UNIX
5 5 (1.66%) Android
5 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (41.06%) MVC
3 74 (24.50%) OO
4 66 (21.85%) TDD
5 64 (21.19%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (16.23%) Software Engineering
7 47 (15.56%) OO PHP
8 43 (14.24%) OOP
9 36 (11.92%) BDD
10 35 (11.59%) Automated Testing
11 33 (10.93%) Refactoring
12 30 (9.93%) Mentoring
13 29 (9.60%) Unit Testing
14 25 (8.28%) Scrum
15 22 (7.28%) Web Development
16 18 (5.96%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (3.64%) Pair Programming
18 9 (2.98%) E-Commerce
19 7 (2.32%) Migration
20 6 (1.99%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 294 (97.35%) PHP
2 184 (60.93%) JavaScript
3 60 (19.87%) PHP5
4 43 (14.24%) SQL
5 30 (9.93%) Java
6 27 (8.94%) Python
7 17 (5.63%) Ruby
8 6 (1.99%) Perl
9 4 (1.32%) PHP4
10 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.66%) C
11 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) C#
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Varnish
2 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.64%) Vagrant
2 12 (3.97%) Puppet
3 10 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Salt
4 2 (0.66%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (3.97%) Twitter
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.66%) Google
3 2 (0.66%) Adobe
3 2 (0.66%) SAP
3 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle
4 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.33%) Facebook
4 1 (0.33%) VMware
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