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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 462 292 321
Rank change year-on-year
-170 +29
Contract jobs citing Zend 127 332 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 1.45% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 267 212
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £431 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £286
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.30%
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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
23413 22961 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.06% 45.63% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14134 13103 12594
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £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 1002 1014 1025
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -98 71 £375 +4.16% 39
South East -25 19 £350 +2.94% 14
East of England +12 15 £288 -17.85% 2
Yorkshire -24 6 £325 +4.00% 8
East Midlands -12 5 £280 -13.84% 8
North West -37 5 £275 -21.42% 24
West Midlands -12 3 £413 +10.00% 9
South West -71 3 £270 -28.00% 6
North East - 1 £320 - 3
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 258 (97.73%) PHP
2 173 (65.53%) JavaScript
3 162 (61.36%) MySQL
4 156 (59.09%) HTML
5 144 (54.55%) CSS
6 120 (45.45%) MVC
7 117 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (39.77%) Symfony
8 105 (39.77%) jQuery
9 92 (34.85%) OO
10 69 (26.14%) TDD
11 68 (25.76%) Laravel
12 66 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 66 (25.00%) OO PHP
13 63 (23.86%) HTML5
14 60 (22.73%) Linux
15 58 (21.97%) LAMP
16 54 (20.45%) Zend Framework
17 52 (19.70%) OOP
18 49 (18.56%) Apache
19 46 (17.42%) CSS3
20 42 (15.91%) PHP5
21 39 (14.77%) Scrum
22 37 (14.02%) E-Commerce
23 34 (12.88%) SQL
24 33 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
25 30 (11.36%) Subversion
26 29 (10.98%) MongoDB
27 27 (10.23%) Doctrine
28 26 (9.85%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (18.56%) Apache
2 15 (5.68%) Drupal
3 12 (4.55%) WordPress
3 12 (4.55%) Node.js
4 9 (3.41%) CMS
5 8 (3.03%) nginx
6 6 (2.27%) Confluence
7 2 (0.76%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.38%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (9.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.30%) GitHub
2 7 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.38%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.38%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Intranet
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (61.36%) MySQL
2 29 (10.98%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 13 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.17%) Redis
6 9 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.89%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.36%) Subversion
3 18 (6.82%) PHPUnit
4 17 (6.44%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.92%) Selenium
6 11 (4.17%) JIRA
7 8 (3.03%) Grunt
8 7 (2.65%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.89%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.52%) Bower
10 4 (1.52%) GitLab
10 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.52%) Hudson
11 3 (1.14%) Xcode
11 3 (1.14%) gulp
12 2 (0.76%) FogBugz
12 2 (0.76%) Trac
12 2 (0.76%) PhpStorm
12 2 (0.76%) Mocha
12 2 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (8.71%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Publishing
2 9 (3.41%) Marketing
3 5 (1.89%) Advertising
4 4 (1.52%) Retail
5 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 248 (93.94%) Developer
2 186 (70.45%) PHP Developer
3 41 (15.53%) Senior Developer
4 33 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 27 (10.23%) PHP Zend Developer
6 19 (7.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 17 (6.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 16 (6.06%) Magento Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
11 11 (4.17%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 9 (3.41%) LAMP Developer
13 7 (2.65%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.27%) Drupal Developer
15 5 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
15 5 (1.89%) Full Stack Developer
16 4 (1.52%) PHP Magento Developer
16 4 (1.52%) MySQL Developer
17 3 (1.14%) iOS Developer
17 3 (1.14%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (59.09%) HTML
2 144 (54.55%) CSS
3 105 (39.77%) Symfony
3 105 (39.77%) jQuery
4 68 (25.76%) Laravel
5 63 (23.86%) HTML5
6 58 (21.97%) LAMP
7 54 (20.45%) Zend Framework
8 46 (17.42%) CSS3
9 27 (10.23%) Doctrine
10 26 (9.85%) Web Services
11 24 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (8.71%) Yii
13 22 (8.33%) AngularJS
13 22 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
14 20 (7.58%) Ajax
15 18 (6.82%) XHTML
16 16 (6.06%) Sass
17 12 (4.55%) XML
18 11 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.30%) User Experience
2 12 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.27%) iPhone
4 6 (2.27%) Social Media
5 4 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Online Games
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) DTV
7 1 (0.38%) BBC
7 1 (0.38%) Replication
7 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.73%) Linux
2 12 (4.55%) UNIX
3 10 (3.79%) CentOS
4 7 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.52%) Android
6 4 (1.52%) Windows
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (45.45%) MVC
2 117 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (34.85%) OO
4 69 (26.14%) TDD
5 66 (25.00%) OO PHP
6 52 (19.70%) OOP
7 39 (14.77%) Scrum
8 37 (14.02%) E-Commerce
9 33 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (9.85%) Open Source
11 23 (8.71%) BDD
12 18 (6.82%) SOA
13 17 (6.44%) Web Development
13 17 (6.44%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (6.06%) Web Application Development
14 16 (6.06%) Refactoring
15 14 (5.30%) Unit Testing
16 13 (4.92%) Software Engineering
17 11 (4.17%) Automated Testing
18 10 (3.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 258 (97.73%) PHP
2 173 (65.53%) JavaScript
3 42 (15.91%) PHP5
4 34 (12.88%) SQL
5 17 (6.44%) Python
6 11 (4.17%) Ruby
7 10 (3.79%) Java
8 6 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.89%) Perl
10 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.14%) C#
11 2 (0.76%) C++
11 2 (0.76%) C
11 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.76%) PHP4
12 1 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (6.06%) Degree
2 14 (5.30%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.14%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) WAI
2 2 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (5.30%) Puppet
1 14 (5.30%) Vagrant
2 9 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.89%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (2.65%) Oracle
2 3 (1.14%) SAP
2 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (1.14%) Google
2 3 (1.14%) Twitter
2 3 (1.14%) WorldPay
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe
3 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.38%) PayPal
4 1 (0.38%) Facebook
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day For Perm: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 per day, Benefits extensions likely, brilliant brand
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Britannica Creations Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago