The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Zend 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category - - 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £280
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
Zend
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 74 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.45% 38.95% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 34 78
Average daily rate £400 £335 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +22.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Maidstone - - - - 1
Zend
South East

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Studio
2 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Zend Studio
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared