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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 95 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Contract jobs citing Zend 3 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 1.16% 1.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 3.00% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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West Yorkshire

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
504 433 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.15% 38.76% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 297 237
Average daily rate £408 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 4 (66.67%) Zend Framework
3 4 (66.67%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 2 (33.33%) Doctrine
6 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (16.67%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) Sass
6 1 (16.67%) LESS
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Symfony
6 1 (16.67%) Drupal
6 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Online Games
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) WordPress
6 1 (16.67%) Magento
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
6 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (33.33%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Doctrine
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) LESS
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP 5
3 1 (16.67%) SQL