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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 377 311 336
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +25
Contract jobs citing Zend 205 272 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.25% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 215 169
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
22879 21827 22470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.63% 46.12% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 12724 11919
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1098 1293
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -15 114 £375 +7.14% 39
South West -8 47 £400 +26.98% 16
South East -43 20 £338 -10.00% 24
West Midlands -12 7 £375 +36.36% 4
East Midlands -3 5 £300 - 5
Yorkshire -19 5 £320 +6.66% 13
North West -30 4 £275 -8.33% 23
East of England -10 2 £406 +80.55% 2
North East - 1 £225 -
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 519 (96.47%) PHP
2 321 (59.67%) MySQL
3 305 (56.69%) JavaScript
4 297 (55.20%) HTML
5 282 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (42.94%) CSS
7 216 (40.15%) Symfony
8 202 (37.55%) jQuery
8 202 (37.55%) MVC
9 182 (33.83%) Linux
10 166 (30.86%) Zend Framework
11 163 (30.30%) HTML5
12 152 (28.25%) OO
13 148 (27.51%) Git (software)
14 130 (24.16%) Apache
15 120 (22.30%) TDD
15 120 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (21.75%) PHPUnit
17 104 (19.33%) PHP5
18 96 (17.84%) CodeIgniter
19 95 (17.66%) LAMP
20 83 (15.43%) OO PHP
21 73 (13.57%) Java
22 72 (13.38%) BDD
22 72 (13.38%) CSS3
23 71 (13.20%) Laravel
23 71 (13.20%) CentOS
24 68 (12.64%) Subversion
25 66 (12.27%) OOP
25 66 (12.27%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 130 (24.16%) Apache
2 44 (8.18%) Drupal
3 36 (6.69%) WordPress
4 27 (5.02%) CMS
5 21 (3.90%) Node.js
6 17 (3.16%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.04%) Joomla!
8 6 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
9 5 (0.93%) nginx
9 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.19%) Moodle
10 1 (0.19%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 32 (5.95%) Magento
2 4 (0.74%) Shopify
3 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.19%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.19%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.67%) GitHub
3 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.23%) Internet
2 8 (1.49%) VoIP
3 7 (1.30%) Asterisk PBX
4 6 (1.12%) PBX
5 5 (0.93%) HTTP
6 4 (0.74%) SSH
6 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) RFID
8 1 (0.19%) LDAP
8 1 (0.19%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (59.67%) MySQL
2 39 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.09%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (2.60%) Redis
6 12 (2.23%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.12%) Hazelcast
10 5 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.19%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) SQLite
12 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 148 (27.51%) Git (software)
2 117 (21.75%) PHPUnit
3 68 (12.64%) Subversion
4 57 (10.59%) Jenkins
5 32 (5.95%) JIRA
6 27 (5.02%) Cucumber
7 21 (3.90%) Mercurial
8 20 (3.72%) Selenium
9 19 (3.53%) Hudson
10 13 (2.42%) Behat
11 8 (1.49%) Redmine
11 8 (1.49%) FogBugz
11 8 (1.49%) Trac
11 8 (1.49%) JUnit
11 8 (1.49%) Maven
12 3 (0.56%) Grunt
13 2 (0.37%) Zend Studio
13 2 (0.37%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.19%) DbUnit
General
1 58 (10.78%) Finance
2 21 (3.90%) Marketing
3 10 (1.86%) Publishing
4 8 (1.49%) Games
5 7 (1.30%) Banking
6 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Advertising
7 5 (0.93%) Retail
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 496 (92.19%) Developer
2 374 (69.52%) PHP Developer
3 82 (15.24%) Senior Developer
4 64 (11.90%) Senior PHP Developer
4 64 (11.90%) PHP Zend Developer
5 49 (9.11%) Web Developer
6 32 (5.95%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 25 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
7 25 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 23 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 22 (4.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 17 (3.16%) Magento Developer
10 17 (3.16%) PHP Web Developer
11 16 (2.97%) LAMP Developer
12 15 (2.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 15 (2.79%) Java Developer
12 15 (2.79%) Drupal Developer
13 13 (2.42%) Designer
14 12 (2.23%) PHP Programmer
14 12 (2.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (55.20%) HTML
2 231 (42.94%) CSS
3 216 (40.15%) Symfony
4 202 (37.55%) jQuery
5 166 (30.86%) Zend Framework
6 163 (30.30%) HTML5
7 96 (17.84%) CodeIgniter
8 95 (17.66%) LAMP
9 72 (13.38%) CSS3
10 71 (13.20%) Laravel
11 62 (11.52%) Web Services
12 54 (10.04%) AngularJS
13 51 (9.48%) RESTful
14 43 (7.99%) Backbone.js
15 37 (6.88%) CakePHP
16 33 (6.13%) Ajax
17 32 (5.95%) Yii
18 30 (5.58%) JSON
19 29 (5.39%) XML
20 28 (5.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.27%) Open Source
2 16 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.23%) User Experience
5 7 (1.30%) Social Media
5 7 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 5 (0.93%) Replication
6 5 (0.93%) Blog
7 4 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.56%) Clustering
8 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.37%) W3C
10 1 (0.19%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.19%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.19%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.19%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.19%) Online Games
10 1 (0.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 182 (33.83%) Linux
2 71 (13.20%) CentOS
3 36 (6.69%) UNIX
4 16 (2.97%) Windows
5 10 (1.86%) Mac OS X
6 9 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.49%) Android
8 7 (1.30%) Debian
8 7 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.56%) Fedora
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (37.55%) MVC
3 152 (28.25%) OO
4 120 (22.30%) TDD
4 120 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (15.43%) OO PHP
6 72 (13.38%) BDD
7 66 (12.27%) OOP
8 65 (12.08%) Software Engineering
9 63 (11.71%) Unit Testing
10 53 (9.85%) E-Commerce
11 51 (9.48%) Scrum
12 46 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 38 (7.06%) Automated Testing
13 38 (7.06%) Refactoring
14 32 (5.95%) Web Development
15 19 (3.53%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (3.16%) Pair Programming
16 17 (3.16%) Release Management
17 15 (2.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (96.47%) PHP
2 305 (56.69%) JavaScript
3 104 (19.33%) PHP5
4 73 (13.57%) Java
5 54 (10.04%) SQL
6 43 (7.99%) Python
7 25 (4.65%) Ruby
8 17 (3.16%) Perl
9 14 (2.60%) C
10 11 (2.04%) C++
11 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.12%) Golang
13 4 (0.74%) Scala
14 3 (0.56%) PHP4
15 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.19%) C#
16 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (4.09%) Degree
2 10 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.12%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (3.16%) Facebook
1 17 (3.16%) Twitter
2 13 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (2.23%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.49%) Google
6 6 (1.12%) Oracle
7 2 (0.37%) Akamai
7 2 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.19%) HP
8 1 (0.19%) Intel
8 1 (0.19%) IBM
8 1 (0.19%) Siebel
8 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.19%) ExactTarget
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