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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 292 300 340
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +40
Contract jobs citing Zend 326 283 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.26% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 213 174
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%
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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
23525 22433 24925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.76% 46.54% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13614 12887 13057
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 1028 1245
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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
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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 +16 199 £363 +3.57% 51
South West +5 52 £375 +74.41% 17
South East -3 27 £344 -5.17% 21
West Midlands -2 20 £375 +36.36% 5
East Midlands +10 12 £300 +4.34% 10
North West -4 9 £238 -20.83% 15
East of England -20 5 £350 +29.62% 1
Yorkshire -9 1 £313 +8.69% 16
North East - - - - 3
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 613 (97.92%) PHP
2 347 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (50.16%) MySQL
4 304 (48.56%) HTML
5 287 (45.85%) JavaScript
6 267 (42.65%) MVC
7 258 (41.21%) CSS
8 233 (37.22%) Symfony
9 192 (30.67%) jQuery
10 171 (27.32%) Zend Framework
11 168 (26.84%) OO
12 149 (23.80%) TDD
13 145 (23.16%) Linux
14 135 (21.57%) HTML5
15 130 (20.77%) PHP5
16 128 (20.45%) Git (software)
17 110 (17.57%) CodeIgniter
18 107 (17.09%) Apache
19 93 (14.86%) OO PHP
20 92 (14.70%) Java
20 92 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
21 91 (14.54%) PHPUnit
22 85 (13.58%) LAMP
23 83 (13.26%) OOP
24 80 (12.78%) E-Commerce
25 69 (11.02%) Unit Testing
25 69 (11.02%) CSS3
26 63 (10.06%) Drupal
27 62 (9.90%) BDD
28 61 (9.74%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 107 (17.09%) Apache
2 63 (10.06%) Drupal
3 35 (5.59%) WordPress
4 24 (3.83%) CMS
5 17 (2.72%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.08%) Node.js
8 10 (1.60%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.12%) Moodle
9 7 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.96%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (0.64%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) InDesign
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 49 (7.83%) Magento
2 5 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.64%) Shopify
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.32%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.16%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.76%) GitHub
3 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) Internet
2 9 (1.44%) HTTP
3 6 (0.96%) VoIP
4 5 (0.80%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (0.64%) SSH
5 4 (0.64%) PBX
5 4 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) RFID
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) NFC
6 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (50.16%) MySQL
2 31 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 31 (4.95%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.08%) Redis
5 12 (1.92%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.96%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.48%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.16%) SQLite
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.16%) BigTable
11 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 128 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 91 (14.54%) PHPUnit
3 60 (9.58%) Jenkins
4 55 (8.79%) Subversion
5 24 (3.83%) JIRA
6 21 (3.35%) Selenium
6 21 (3.35%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.72%) Behat
7 17 (2.72%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.76%) Hudson
9 9 (1.44%) Redmine
10 8 (1.28%) FogBugz
10 8 (1.28%) Trac
10 8 (1.28%) Maven
10 8 (1.28%) JUnit
11 3 (0.48%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.32%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.32%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.32%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.16%) Ant
General
1 42 (6.71%) Finance
2 23 (3.67%) Marketing
3 12 (1.92%) Games
4 10 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.12%) Back Office
5 7 (1.12%) Banking
5 7 (1.12%) Retail
6 6 (0.96%) Advertising
7 5 (0.80%) Publishing
7 5 (0.80%) Billing
8 2 (0.32%) Automotive
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 584 (93.29%) Developer
2 460 (73.48%) PHP Developer
3 95 (15.18%) PHP Zend Developer
4 91 (14.54%) Web Developer
5 77 (12.30%) Senior Developer
6 64 (10.22%) Senior PHP Developer
7 53 (8.47%) PHP Web Developer
8 38 (6.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 32 (5.11%) Magento Developer
10 30 (4.79%) Front-End Developer
11 29 (4.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 23 (3.67%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.19%) Designer
14 19 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
15 17 (2.72%) LAMP Developer
15 17 (2.72%) Architect
15 17 (2.72%) Java Developer
16 16 (2.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 14 (2.24%) Drupal Developer
18 12 (1.92%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (48.56%) HTML
2 258 (41.21%) CSS
3 233 (37.22%) Symfony
4 192 (30.67%) jQuery
5 171 (27.32%) Zend Framework
6 135 (21.57%) HTML5
7 110 (17.57%) CodeIgniter
8 85 (13.58%) LAMP
9 69 (11.02%) CSS3
10 57 (9.11%) Web Services
11 56 (8.95%) Laravel
12 46 (7.35%) RESTful
13 42 (6.71%) Ajax
13 42 (6.71%) AngularJS
14 41 (6.55%) CakePHP
15 34 (5.43%) Backbone.js
16 31 (4.95%) Yii
17 28 (4.47%) JSON
18 26 (4.15%) XML
19 22 (3.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.83%) Open Source
2 16 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.28%) Social Media
4 8 (1.28%) Digital Media
4 8 (1.28%) User Experience
5 6 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.80%) W3C
6 5 (0.80%) Replication
7 4 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.32%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.32%) Blog
8 2 (0.32%) BBC
8 2 (0.32%) AS400
8 2 (0.32%) DTV
9 1 (0.16%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.16%) Clustering
9 1 (0.16%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.16%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 145 (23.16%) Linux
2 43 (6.87%) CentOS
3 35 (5.59%) UNIX
4 12 (1.92%) Windows
5 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.12%) Debian
6 7 (1.12%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.80%) Android
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.64%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (42.65%) MVC
3 168 (26.84%) OO
4 149 (23.80%) TDD
5 93 (14.86%) OO PHP
6 92 (14.70%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (13.26%) OOP
8 80 (12.78%) E-Commerce
9 69 (11.02%) Unit Testing
10 62 (9.90%) BDD
11 61 (9.74%) Scrum
12 60 (9.58%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.03%) Web Development
14 38 (6.07%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (3.35%) Refactoring
17 19 (3.04%) Automated Testing
18 17 (2.72%) Project Management
19 12 (1.92%) SOA
20 11 (1.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 613 (97.92%) PHP
2 287 (45.85%) JavaScript
3 130 (20.77%) PHP5
4 92 (14.70%) Java
5 45 (7.19%) SQL
6 27 (4.31%) Python
7 14 (2.24%) C
7 14 (2.24%) Perl
7 14 (2.24%) Ruby
8 10 (1.60%) C++
9 8 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.12%) Scala
11 6 (0.96%) Golang
12 4 (0.64%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.48%) PHP4
14 2 (0.32%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.32%) RPG
15 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) XPath
15 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (3.99%) Degree
2 15 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.32%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.96%) Varnish
2 5 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.16%) Samba
3 1 (0.16%) NFS
3 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (0.96%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (2.72%) Facebook
2 16 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.24%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.08%) Oracle
5 10 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.28%) Twitter
6 8 (1.28%) Google
7 5 (0.80%) SAP
8 3 (0.48%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.32%) Akamai
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe
10 1 (0.16%) Siebel
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) IBM
10 1 (0.16%) HP
10 1 (0.16%) Intel
10 1 (0.16%) ExactTarget
10 1 (0.16%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
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