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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 416 338 363
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +25
Contract jobs citing Zend 137 223 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.06% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 182 115
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £293
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +14.52%
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
21697 21002 19019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.49% 45.54% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12640 11746 10308
Average daily rate £400 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £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 895 927 1159
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 £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -44 73 £375 +7.14% 39
South West -20 25 £400 +14.28% 15
Yorkshire -19 17 £400 +18.51% 14
South East -28 8 £325 - 20
East Midlands -2 7 £275 -8.33% 5
East of England -5 3 £325 +4.00% 4
North West -23 3 £318 +5.83% 26
West Midlands -8 1 £200 -33.33% 12
North East - - - - 2
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 332 (96.51%) PHP
2 217 (63.08%) HTML
3 214 (62.21%) JavaScript
4 207 (60.17%) MySQL
5 194 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (44.77%) CSS
7 145 (42.15%) jQuery
8 137 (39.83%) Symfony
9 135 (39.24%) MVC
10 131 (38.08%) HTML5
11 110 (31.98%) Linux
12 109 (31.69%) Doctrine
13 106 (30.81%) Git (software)
14 98 (28.49%) Zend Framework
15 93 (27.03%) Apache
16 86 (25.00%) PHPUnit
17 84 (24.42%) OO
18 79 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
19 77 (22.38%) TDD
20 62 (18.02%) PHP5
21 61 (17.73%) Software Engineering
22 60 (17.44%) CentOS
23 56 (16.28%) LAMP
24 55 (15.99%) Laravel
25 52 (15.12%) CodeIgniter
26 51 (14.83%) OO PHP
27 48 (13.95%) CSS3
28 44 (12.79%) Finance
28 44 (12.79%) SQL
29 41 (11.92%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 93 (27.03%) Apache
2 22 (6.40%) Drupal
3 18 (5.23%) Node.js
4 15 (4.36%) WordPress
5 14 (4.07%) CMS
6 11 (3.20%) nginx
7 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.58%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (3.78%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) SSL
1 6 (1.74%) Internet
2 4 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (0.58%) SSH
3 2 (0.58%) PBX
3 2 (0.58%) VoIP
3 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (0.58%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (60.17%) MySQL
2 17 (4.94%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.49%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.87%) Redis
7 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) MS Access
7 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (30.81%) Git (software)
2 86 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 41 (11.92%) Subversion
4 21 (6.10%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.78%) JIRA
5 13 (3.78%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.91%) Selenium
6 10 (2.91%) Hudson
7 7 (2.03%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.45%) Grunt
8 5 (1.45%) Maven
9 4 (1.16%) Behat
10 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.58%) Zend Studio
10 2 (0.58%) CasperJS
11 1 (0.29%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.29%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.29%) FogBugz
General
1 44 (12.79%) Finance
2 25 (7.27%) Marketing
3 8 (2.33%) Advertising
3 8 (2.33%) Publishing
4 3 (0.87%) Games
4 3 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Electronics
5 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.29%) Legal
5 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 307 (89.24%) Developer
2 237 (68.90%) PHP Developer
3 68 (19.77%) Senior Developer
4 56 (16.28%) Senior PHP Developer
5 44 (12.79%) PHP Zend Developer
6 25 (7.27%) Web Developer
7 24 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 13 (3.78%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 11 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (3.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 10 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (2.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 9 (2.62%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (2.33%) Drupal Developer
12 8 (2.33%) LAMP Developer
12 8 (2.33%) Magento Developer
13 6 (1.74%) Designer
14 5 (1.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 4 (1.16%) Lead Developer
15 4 (1.16%) Senior Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (63.08%) HTML
2 154 (44.77%) CSS
3 145 (42.15%) jQuery
4 137 (39.83%) Symfony
5 131 (38.08%) HTML5
6 109 (31.69%) Doctrine
7 98 (28.49%) Zend Framework
8 56 (16.28%) LAMP
9 55 (15.99%) Laravel
10 52 (15.12%) CodeIgniter
11 48 (13.95%) CSS3
12 35 (10.17%) AngularJS
13 27 (7.85%) SOAP
13 27 (7.85%) Web Services
14 22 (6.40%) Backbone.js
15 18 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (4.94%) REST
16 17 (4.94%) Yii
17 15 (4.36%) RESTful
18 14 (4.07%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.05%) Open Source
2 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.03%) User Experience
3 7 (2.03%) Replication
4 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.87%) Blog
6 3 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.58%) Clustering
7 2 (0.58%) W3C
7 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.58%) Social Media
7 2 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.29%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
8 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 110 (31.98%) Linux
2 60 (17.44%) CentOS
3 10 (2.91%) UNIX
3 10 (2.91%) Windows
4 7 (2.03%) Android
4 7 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.58%) Debian
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (56.40%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (39.24%) MVC
3 84 (24.42%) OO
4 79 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (22.38%) TDD
6 61 (17.73%) Software Engineering
7 51 (14.83%) OO PHP
8 39 (11.34%) Automated Testing
8 39 (11.34%) Refactoring
8 39 (11.34%) BDD
9 36 (10.47%) Unit Testing
10 34 (9.88%) OOP
10 34 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 29 (8.43%) Scrum
12 25 (7.27%) Web Development
13 15 (4.36%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (4.36%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.49%) Pair Programming
15 8 (2.33%) Release Management
16 7 (2.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 332 (96.51%) PHP
2 214 (62.21%) JavaScript
3 62 (18.02%) PHP5
4 44 (12.79%) SQL
5 36 (10.47%) Java
6 32 (9.30%) Python
7 20 (5.81%) Ruby
8 11 (3.20%) Perl
9 3 (0.87%) PHP4
9 3 (0.87%) C
10 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.58%) C++
10 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.03%) VCP4
3 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 13 (3.78%) Vagrant
1 13 (3.78%) Puppet
2 10 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.58%) yum
3 2 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (3.49%) Twitter
2 5 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (0.58%) SAP
3 2 (0.58%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.29%) Facebook
4 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.29%) VMware
4 1 (0.29%) Google
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