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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 489 456 369
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -87
Contract jobs citing Zend 91 124 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.59% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 106 165
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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UK

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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 44 £385 +2.66% 24
South East +11 16 £300 -14.28% 18
Yorkshire -16 7 £350 -11.11% 15
West Midlands - 6 £250 - 8
East of England +3 5 - - 6
North West -14 5 £295 -11.61% 19
South West -26 5 £300 -25.00% 5
East Midlands -9 3 £450 +65.13% 19
Zend
UK

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (95.57%) PHP
2 142 (69.95%) JavaScript
3 129 (63.55%) CSS
4 127 (62.56%) HTML
5 101 (49.75%) MySQL
6 72 (35.47%) jQuery
7 71 (34.98%) HTML5
7 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (33.99%) MVC
8 69 (33.99%) Symfony
9 66 (32.51%) Zend Framework
10 62 (30.54%) CSS3
11 55 (27.09%) OO
12 54 (26.60%) Git (software)
13 53 (26.11%) Laravel
14 49 (24.14%) Linux
15 40 (19.70%) LAMP
15 40 (19.70%) TDD
16 33 (16.26%) JIRA
17 32 (15.76%) AngularJS
18 31 (15.27%) Scrum
19 29 (14.29%) Front End Development
20 28 (13.79%) Web Services
20 28 (13.79%) Sass
21 27 (13.30%) Magento
21 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
21 27 (13.30%) OO PHP
22 26 (12.81%) User Experience
22 26 (12.81%) SQL
23 25 (12.32%) SOAP

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (11.82%) Drupal
2 23 (11.33%) Apache
3 21 (10.34%) CMS
4 18 (8.87%) Confluence
4 18 (8.87%) WordPress
5 9 (4.43%) Node.js
6 6 (2.96%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (2.96%) nginx
7 5 (2.46%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.99%) concrete5
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.46%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.48%) MS Office
5 2 (0.99%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.99%) GIMP
5 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (13.30%) Magento
2 3 (1.48%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.48%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.49%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.87%) GitHub
2 5 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.46%) MailChimp
3 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.49%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) MVNO
2 3 (1.48%) FTP
2 3 (1.48%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (49.75%) MySQL
2 20 (9.85%) Redis
3 19 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (7.88%) Relational Database
5 15 (7.39%) MongoDB
6 13 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.43%) CouchDB
8 8 (3.94%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.49%) Parquet
10 1 (0.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 54 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.26%) JIRA
3 22 (10.84%) Subversion
4 16 (7.88%) PHPUnit
5 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.93%) Selenium
7 9 (4.43%) Mercurial
7 9 (4.43%) Vagrant
8 8 (3.94%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.96%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.96%) Grunt
9 6 (2.96%) Mocha
10 5 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.46%) gulp
10 5 (2.46%) NetBeans
11 4 (1.97%) PhpStorm
11 4 (1.97%) Zend Studio
12 3 (1.48%) JIRA Agile
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.48%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (5.42%) Advertising
1 11 (5.42%) Finance
2 8 (3.94%) Retail
3 6 (2.96%) Marketing
4 3 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (0.99%) Automotive
5 2 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 199 (98.03%) Developer
2 129 (63.55%) PHP Developer
3 27 (13.30%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.84%) Web Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 21 (10.34%) PHP Zend Developer
6 20 (9.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 18 (8.87%) HTML Developer
7 18 (8.87%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (7.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 16 (7.88%) Magento Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Symfony Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (5.42%) UI Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Drupal Developer
11 10 (4.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 8 (3.94%) MySQL Developer
12 8 (3.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 7 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
13 7 (3.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (63.55%) CSS
2 127 (62.56%) HTML
3 72 (35.47%) jQuery
4 71 (34.98%) HTML5
5 69 (33.99%) Symfony
6 66 (32.51%) Zend Framework
7 62 (30.54%) CSS3
8 53 (26.11%) Laravel
9 40 (19.70%) LAMP
10 32 (15.76%) AngularJS
11 28 (13.79%) Sass
11 28 (13.79%) Web Services
12 25 (12.32%) SOAP
13 23 (11.33%) RESTful
14 22 (10.84%) XML
15 20 (9.85%) Yii
16 19 (9.36%) Doctrine
16 19 (9.36%) LESS
17 17 (8.37%) CodeIgniter
18 16 (7.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) User Experience
2 6 (2.96%) Fintech
3 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.46%) Social Media
4 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.97%) iPhone
5 2 (0.99%) NHS
5 2 (0.99%) W3C
6 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.49%) Online Games
6 1 (0.49%) Social Network
6 1 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 49 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (1.97%) Unix
2 4 (1.97%) Windows
3 3 (1.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.48%) CentOS
4 2 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Debian
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (33.99%) MVC
3 55 (27.09%) OO
4 40 (19.70%) TDD
5 31 (15.27%) Scrum
6 29 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 27 (13.30%) E-Commerce
7 27 (13.30%) OO PHP
8 23 (11.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (8.87%) BDD
9 18 (8.87%) OOP
9 18 (8.87%) Web Development
10 16 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.42%) Web Application Development
13 10 (4.93%) Open Source
14 9 (4.43%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.43%) Refactoring
15 8 (3.94%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 194 (95.57%) PHP
2 142 (69.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.81%) SQL
4 19 (9.36%) PHP 5
5 14 (6.90%) Java
5 14 (6.90%) Python
6 7 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 7 (3.45%) Ruby
7 4 (1.97%) C#
8 3 (1.48%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.48%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 3 (1.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.48%) WAI
3 3 (1.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.94%) Fluentd
2 5 (2.46%) Ansible
2 5 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (2.46%) Adobe
1 5 (2.46%) Oracle
1 5 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (1.97%) Google
3 3 (1.48%) CODA
3 3 (1.48%) Siebel
3 3 (1.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.99%) AppDynamics
4 2 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.49%) Facebook
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.49%) Omniture
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters Technology - Philip Morris
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincolnshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NICOCIG
Rate: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 23 days ago
London
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Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
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