The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 30 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.40% 4.33% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 9.63% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.14% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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 Leicestershire region.

Vendors Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 135 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.55% 45.00% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 48
Average daily rate £295 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 41
Average hourly rate £18.36 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.23% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.51 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
3 4 (66.67%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) Zend Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) WordPress
5 2 (33.33%) SEO
5 2 (33.33%) LAMP
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (33.33%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) Symfony
6 1 (16.67%) Sass
6 1 (16.67%) OO PHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Zend Framework
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript