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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 68 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.66% 1.38% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 434 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.06% 48.71% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 234 315
Average daily rate £325 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £125 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 28 July 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (67.14%) MVC
3 35 (50.00%) Symfony
4 28 (40.00%) MySQL
5 24 (34.29%) CodeIgniter
6 23 (32.86%) TDD
7 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 17 (24.29%) Drupal
8 17 (24.29%) Java
9 16 (22.86%) HTML
9 16 (22.86%) CSS
10 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
11 12 (17.14%) jQuery
12 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
12 11 (15.71%) OOP
13 10 (14.29%) OO
13 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.29%) PHP5
14 9 (12.86%) Magento
15 8 (11.43%) LAMP
16 7 (10.00%) Apache
17 6 (8.57%) SOAP
17 6 (8.57%) Web Services
17 6 (8.57%) Zend Framework
17 6 (8.57%) HTML5
18 5 (7.14%) Moodle
18 5 (7.14%) CSS3
18 5 (7.14%) SugarCRM
18 5 (7.14%) Internet
19 4 (5.71%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (24.29%) Drupal
2 7 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) SugarCRM
3 5 (7.14%) Moodle
4 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 68 (97.14%) Developer
2 62 (88.57%) PHP Developer
3 30 (42.86%) Web Developer
4 25 (35.71%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (28.57%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (12.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 9 (12.86%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.43%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) Symfony
2 24 (34.29%) CodeIgniter
3 16 (22.86%) HTML
3 16 (22.86%) CSS
4 12 (17.14%) jQuery
5 8 (11.43%) LAMP
6 6 (8.57%) Zend Framework
6 6 (8.57%) HTML5
6 6 (8.57%) SOAP
6 6 (8.57%) Web Services
7 5 (7.14%) CSS3
8 3 (4.29%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) XML
9 2 (2.86%) Laravel
10 1 (1.43%) Sass
10 1 (1.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) MVC
2 23 (32.86%) TDD
3 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.71%) OOP
5 10 (14.29%) OO
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.71%) Web Development
7 2 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (1.43%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) PHP5
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) Python
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.43%) Google
1 1 (1.43%) Facebook
1 1 (1.43%) Twitter