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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 76 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Zend 12 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.11% 1.79% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 4.31% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
424 394 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.11% 41.43% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 227 183
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 13 (81.25%) Doctrine
3 12 (75.00%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) MySQL
5 7 (43.75%) Symfony
6 6 (37.50%) PHP5
6 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (37.50%) CSS
6 6 (37.50%) OOP
6 6 (37.50%) LAMP
6 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (18.75%) Planning Poker
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) XML
8 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (18.75%) jQuery
8 3 (18.75%) Marketing
8 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
9 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) Zend Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) PHP Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Doctrine
2 7 (43.75%) Symfony
3 6 (37.50%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) LAMP
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Zend Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Laravel
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) OOP
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Planning Poker
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) PHP5
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
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