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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 433 269 347
Rank change year-on-year
-164 +78
Contract jobs citing Zend 146 333 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.69% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 1.54% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 284 130
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -81 68 £375 +7.14% 42
South East -8 26 £288 -4.16% 29
South West -44 22 £375 +7.14% 8
East of England +15 9 £325 +40.54% 6
Yorkshire -68 9 £363 -1.36% 10
West Midlands - 7 £295 - 10
North West -25 5 £300 -0.08% 20
East Midlands -17 2 £325 -6.47% 5
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 272 (98.91%) PHP
2 179 (65.09%) HTML
3 170 (61.82%) MySQL
4 169 (61.45%) JavaScript
5 154 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (51.27%) CSS
7 123 (44.73%) MVC
8 108 (39.27%) jQuery
9 105 (38.18%) Symfony
10 89 (32.36%) HTML5
11 81 (29.45%) Git (software)
11 81 (29.45%) OO
12 80 (29.09%) Doctrine
13 71 (25.82%) PHP5
14 68 (24.73%) TDD
15 66 (24.00%) Zend Framework
16 61 (22.18%) LAMP
16 61 (22.18%) OO PHP
17 59 (21.45%) Apache
17 59 (21.45%) Linux
18 54 (19.64%) Laravel
19 47 (17.09%) OOP
20 44 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (14.55%) CSS3
22 39 (14.18%) PHPUnit
23 37 (13.45%) Scrum
24 34 (12.36%) Finance
24 34 (12.36%) Software Engineering
25 33 (12.00%) SQL
26 28 (10.18%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (21.45%) Apache
2 17 (6.18%) Drupal
3 14 (5.09%) WordPress
4 11 (4.00%) Node.js
5 9 (3.27%) CMS
6 7 (2.55%) nginx
7 5 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.09%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.73%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.18%) GitHub
3 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) HTTP
2 4 (1.45%) SSL
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) PBX
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (61.82%) MySQL
2 18 (6.55%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.09%) Redis
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.73%) MS Access
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 81 (29.45%) Git (software)
2 39 (14.18%) PHPUnit
3 24 (8.73%) Subversion
4 12 (4.36%) Selenium
5 9 (3.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.18%) Grunt
6 6 (2.18%) Hudson
6 6 (2.18%) JIRA
7 5 (1.82%) Maven
7 5 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.09%) Bower
9 2 (0.73%) CasperJS
9 2 (0.73%) GitLab
9 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.73%) PhpStorm
9 2 (0.73%) FogBugz
9 2 (0.73%) Trac
9 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.73%) Redmine
General
1 34 (12.36%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Marketing
3 6 (2.18%) Publishing
4 5 (1.82%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 248 (90.18%) Developer
2 207 (75.27%) PHP Developer
3 49 (17.82%) Senior Developer
4 47 (17.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 36 (13.09%) PHP Zend Developer
6 16 (5.82%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.45%) Software Engineer
8 14 (5.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 14 (5.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 12 (4.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 10 (3.64%) Magento Developer
10 10 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (2.91%) LAMP Developer
12 7 (2.55%) Drupal Developer
13 6 (2.18%) Designer
14 5 (1.82%) Full Stack Developer
15 4 (1.45%) AWS Developer
15 4 (1.45%) Front-End Developer
15 4 (1.45%) PHP Web Developer
16 3 (1.09%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (65.09%) HTML
2 141 (51.27%) CSS
3 108 (39.27%) jQuery
4 105 (38.18%) Symfony
5 89 (32.36%) HTML5
6 80 (29.09%) Doctrine
7 66 (24.00%) Zend Framework
8 61 (22.18%) LAMP
9 54 (19.64%) Laravel
10 40 (14.55%) CSS3
11 26 (9.45%) CodeIgniter
12 25 (9.09%) Ajax
13 24 (8.73%) Web Services
14 21 (7.64%) AngularJS
14 21 (7.64%) XHTML
15 19 (6.91%) SOAP
16 14 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (4.73%) Yii
18 12 (4.36%) XML
19 11 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.18%) Open Source
2 8 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.55%) User Experience
4 4 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.45%) Replication
5 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.09%) Social Media
6 2 (0.73%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.36%) W3C
7 1 (0.36%) DTV
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) Online Games
7 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.45%) Linux
2 28 (10.18%) CentOS
3 7 (2.55%) UNIX
4 6 (2.18%) Windows
5 5 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.45%) Android
6 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (44.73%) MVC
3 81 (29.45%) OO
4 68 (24.73%) TDD
5 61 (22.18%) OO PHP
6 47 (17.09%) OOP
7 44 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (13.45%) Scrum
9 34 (12.36%) Software Engineering
10 26 (9.45%) BDD
11 24 (8.73%) Unit Testing
12 21 (7.64%) Web Development
12 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
13 20 (7.27%) Refactoring
14 19 (6.91%) Automated Testing
15 17 (6.18%) E-Commerce
16 15 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
17 8 (2.91%) SOA
17 8 (2.91%) Pair Programming
18 7 (2.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 272 (98.91%) PHP
2 169 (61.45%) JavaScript
3 71 (25.82%) PHP5
4 33 (12.00%) SQL
5 16 (5.82%) Java
6 13 (4.73%) Python
7 12 (4.36%) Ruby
8 4 (1.45%) PHP4
8 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.09%) C
9 3 (1.09%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (2.91%) Degree
2 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Docker
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (6.18%) Vagrant
2 13 (4.73%) Puppet
3 10 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.73%) Salt
4 2 (0.73%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (1.09%) Twitter
3 2 (0.73%) Rackspace
3 2 (0.73%) SAP
3 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (0.73%) Adobe
4 1 (0.36%) Google
4 1 (0.36%) VMware
4 1 (0.36%) Facebook
4 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
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