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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 448 285 339
Rank change year-on-year
-163 +54
Contract jobs citing Zend 131 336 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.66% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 279 125
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
23033 23372 19990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.40% 45.62% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13388 13404 10969
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £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 993 1044 1105
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -79 62 £375 +7.14% 39
South East -6 20 £306 +2.08% 26
South West -46 18 £375 +7.14% 8
Yorkshire -63 10 £375 +7.14% 14
West Midlands - 7 £295 - 16
East of England +8 5 £325 +25.00% 3
North West -21 5 £300 - 19
East Midlands -12 3 £313 +4.16% 4
North East - - - - 1
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 259 (98.85%) PHP
2 175 (66.79%) HTML
3 160 (61.07%) JavaScript
4 157 (59.92%) MySQL
5 143 (54.58%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (49.24%) CSS
7 117 (44.66%) MVC
8 102 (38.93%) Symfony
9 101 (38.55%) jQuery
10 98 (37.40%) HTML5
11 89 (33.97%) Doctrine
12 86 (32.82%) Git (software)
13 73 (27.86%) Zend Framework
14 70 (26.72%) OO
15 65 (24.81%) Apache
15 65 (24.81%) Linux
15 65 (24.81%) PHP5
16 55 (20.99%) TDD
17 53 (20.23%) PHPUnit
18 50 (19.08%) LAMP
19 49 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
20 47 (17.94%) OO PHP
21 45 (17.18%) Laravel
22 39 (14.89%) Software Engineering
22 39 (14.89%) OOP
23 37 (14.12%) SQL
23 37 (14.12%) CSS3
23 37 (14.12%) CentOS
24 33 (12.60%) Finance
25 29 (11.07%) Refactoring

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 65 (24.81%) Apache
2 20 (7.63%) Drupal
3 14 (5.34%) WordPress
3 14 (5.34%) Node.js
4 13 (4.96%) CMS
5 8 (3.05%) nginx
6 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.15%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) concrete5
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.91%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) HTTP
2 4 (1.53%) SSL
3 3 (1.15%) Internet
4 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) PBX
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (59.92%) MySQL
2 12 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.20%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.76%) MS Access
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.76%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 86 (32.82%) Git (software)
2 53 (20.23%) PHPUnit
3 24 (9.16%) Subversion
4 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 6 (2.29%) JIRA
6 6 (2.29%) Selenium
6 6 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.29%) Grunt
7 5 (1.91%) Maven
8 4 (1.53%) Hudson
9 3 (1.15%) Bower
10 2 (0.76%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.76%) GitLab
10 2 (0.76%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.76%) FogBugz
10 2 (0.76%) Trac
10 2 (0.76%) Redmine
10 2 (0.76%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (12.60%) Finance
2 19 (7.25%) Marketing
3 6 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Publishing
4 3 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Electronics
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (88.93%) Developer
2 194 (74.05%) PHP Developer
3 52 (19.85%) Senior Developer
4 48 (18.32%) Senior PHP Developer
5 29 (11.07%) PHP Zend Developer
6 18 (6.87%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.73%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 11 (4.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 10 (3.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (3.44%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (3.05%) LAMP Developer
13 7 (2.67%) Magento Developer
14 6 (2.29%) Designer
14 6 (2.29%) PHP Web Developer
15 4 (1.53%) AWS Developer
16 3 (1.15%) Full Stack Developer
16 3 (1.15%) WordPress Developer
16 3 (1.15%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (66.79%) HTML
2 129 (49.24%) CSS
3 102 (38.93%) Symfony
4 101 (38.55%) jQuery
5 98 (37.40%) HTML5
6 89 (33.97%) Doctrine
7 73 (27.86%) Zend Framework
8 50 (19.08%) LAMP
9 45 (17.18%) Laravel
10 37 (14.12%) CSS3
11 28 (10.69%) CodeIgniter
12 23 (8.78%) Ajax
12 23 (8.78%) AngularJS
13 20 (7.63%) SOAP
13 20 (7.63%) Web Services
14 19 (7.25%) XHTML
15 14 (5.34%) Yii
16 12 (4.58%) XML
17 11 (4.20%) REST
17 11 (4.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.25%) Open Source
2 4 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (1.53%) Replication
2 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.53%) User Experience
3 3 (1.15%) Blog
3 3 (1.15%) Social Media
3 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
4 2 (0.76%) Online Games
4 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.38%) Clustering
5 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.38%) W3C
5 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.81%) Linux
2 37 (14.12%) CentOS
3 4 (1.53%) Android
3 4 (1.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.53%) Windows
4 3 (1.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (54.58%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (44.66%) MVC
3 70 (26.72%) OO
4 55 (20.99%) TDD
5 49 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (17.94%) OO PHP
7 39 (14.89%) Software Engineering
7 39 (14.89%) OOP
8 29 (11.07%) Refactoring
8 29 (11.07%) BDD
9 28 (10.69%) Automated Testing
10 27 (10.31%) Mentoring
11 24 (9.16%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.02%) Scrum
13 19 (7.25%) Web Development
14 16 (6.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (3.44%) Pair Programming
15 9 (3.44%) E-Commerce
16 8 (3.05%) Migration
17 7 (2.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 259 (98.85%) PHP
2 160 (61.07%) JavaScript
3 65 (24.81%) PHP5
4 37 (14.12%) SQL
5 24 (9.16%) Java
6 12 (4.58%) Ruby
7 11 (4.20%) Python
8 4 (1.53%) PHP4
8 4 (1.53%) Perl
9 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.76%) C
10 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.53%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Varnish
1 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.11%) Vagrant
2 12 (4.58%) Puppet
3 10 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.76%) Salt
4 2 (0.76%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
1 3 (1.15%) Twitter
2 2 (0.76%) Rackspace
2 2 (0.76%) Google
2 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (0.76%) SAP
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.76%) Adobe
3 1 (0.38%) VMware
3 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.38%) Facebook
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle
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