The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 29 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 59 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.03% 1.05% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 10.95% 2.70% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 7 9
Average daily rate £375 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
539 296 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.95% 38.69% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 139 218
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Zend
West Yorkshire

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Leeds region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 46 (62.16%) MVC
3 34 (45.95%) Symfony
4 25 (33.78%) MySQL
4 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.08%) CodeIgniter
6 21 (28.38%) HTML
6 21 (28.38%) CSS
7 19 (25.68%) TDD
8 17 (22.97%) Java
9 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
10 15 (20.27%) Drupal
11 10 (13.51%) OO
11 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
11 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
12 9 (12.16%) OOP
13 8 (10.81%) LAMP
14 7 (9.46%) PHP5
15 5 (6.76%) Apache
15 5 (6.76%) Zend Framework
15 5 (6.76%) Magento
16 4 (5.41%) HTML5
16 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
16 4 (5.41%) Web Services
17 3 (4.05%) Linux
17 3 (4.05%) HTTP
17 3 (4.05%) Internet
17 3 (4.05%) SOAP
17 3 (4.05%) Open Source

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (20.27%) Drupal
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) Moodle
3 3 (4.05%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.35%) JMeter
2 1 (1.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.35%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 70 (94.59%) Developer
2 59 (79.73%) PHP Developer
3 30 (40.54%) Web Developer
4 20 (27.03%) PHP Web Developer
5 16 (21.62%) PHP Zend Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (12.16%) UI Programmer
7 9 (12.16%) Front-End Web Developer
7 9 (12.16%) UI Developer
8 7 (9.46%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 7 (9.46%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) MySQL Developer
11 1 (1.35%) Test Consultant
11 1 (1.35%) Analyst
11 1 (1.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.95%) Symfony
2 23 (31.08%) CodeIgniter
3 21 (28.38%) HTML
3 21 (28.38%) CSS
4 16 (21.62%) jQuery
5 8 (10.81%) LAMP
6 5 (6.76%) Zend Framework
7 4 (5.41%) HTML5
7 4 (5.41%) Web Services
8 3 (4.05%) SOAP
8 3 (4.05%) REST
8 3 (4.05%) CSS3
9 2 (2.70%) Laravel
9 2 (2.70%) XML
10 1 (1.35%) CakePHP
10 1 (1.35%) Sass
10 1 (1.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Open Source
2 1 (1.35%) Replication
2 1 (1.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) MVC
2 19 (25.68%) TDD
3 16 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.51%) OO
4 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.16%) OOP
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
7 2 (2.70%) BDD
7 2 (2.70%) Web Development
8 1 (1.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) PHP5
5 1 (1.35%) Python
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Ruby
5 1 (1.35%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.35%) Google
1 1 (1.35%) Facebook
1 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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