The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 62 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Zend 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
Zend
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
441 308 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.76% 45.90% 52.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 156 166
Average daily rate £360 £344 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 18
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -26.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the Hertfordshire region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 8 £500 +36.98% 1
Watford - 3 - -
Zend
East of England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (93.75%) MySQL
3 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) Open Source
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) OOP
6 8 (50.00%) SOA
6 8 (50.00%) jQuery
6 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (43.75%) Apache
7 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 6 (37.50%) OO
8 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
8 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Laravel
10 4 (25.00%) Redis
10 4 (25.00%) Memcached
10 4 (25.00%) Puppet
10 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 4 (25.00%) Yii
10 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (25.00%) nginx
10 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
10 4 (25.00%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) MySQL
2 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (25.00%) Redis
4 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Magento Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) jQuery
1 8 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (31.25%) Laravel
3 4 (25.00%) Symfony
3 4 (25.00%) Memcached
3 4 (25.00%) Yii
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) XSL
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) LAMP
5 1 (6.25%) CSS3
5 1 (6.25%) HTML5
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 8 (50.00%) OOP
3 8 (50.00%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) OO PHP
6 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP5
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible