The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 76 67 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.10% 1.14% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 2.56% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
406 390 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.81% 44.42% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 219 215
Average daily rate £305 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +145.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (72.97%) MVC
4 18 (48.65%) TDD
5 15 (40.54%) Symfony
6 14 (37.84%) MySQL
7 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
8 11 (29.73%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
10 9 (24.32%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (18.92%) Drupal
11 7 (18.92%) PHP5
11 7 (18.92%) OOP
12 6 (16.22%) CSS
12 6 (16.22%) jQuery
12 6 (16.22%) Magento
12 6 (16.22%) HTML
13 5 (13.51%) OO
14 4 (10.81%) SOAP
14 4 (10.81%) LAMP
14 4 (10.81%) Zend Framework
14 4 (10.81%) Web Development
14 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
15 3 (8.11%) REST
15 3 (8.11%) CSS3
15 3 (8.11%) Moodle
15 3 (8.11%) HTML5
15 3 (8.11%) SugarCRM
15 3 (8.11%) HTTP
15 3 (8.11%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (18.92%) Drupal
2 3 (8.11%) Moodle
2 3 (8.11%) SugarCRM
2 3 (8.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (91.89%) PHP Developer
3 17 (45.95%) Web Developer
4 14 (37.84%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (24.32%) PHP Zend Developer
6 4 (10.81%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Magento Developer
6 4 (10.81%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) PHP Magento Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Symfony
2 9 (24.32%) CodeIgniter
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
3 6 (16.22%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) LAMP
4 4 (10.81%) Zend Framework
5 3 (8.11%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) CSS3
5 3 (8.11%) HTML5
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) MVC
3 18 (48.65%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PHP5