The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 364 348 295
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -53
Contract jobs citing Zend 42 63 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.30% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.67% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 84
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
Zend
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8617 9461 9666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.55% 45.08% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5636 6288 6184
Average daily rate £438 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 190 215
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.34 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in London

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in London

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in London

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the London region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in London

Zend
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 5 £400 +14.28% 6
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 112 (95.73%) PHP
2 85 (72.65%) JavaScript
3 83 (70.94%) CSS
4 82 (70.09%) HTML
5 56 (47.86%) MySQL
5 56 (47.86%) HTML5
6 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (39.32%) CSS3
8 45 (38.46%) Symfony
9 42 (35.90%) jQuery
10 39 (33.33%) MVC
11 37 (31.62%) Zend Framework
12 31 (26.50%) TDD
12 31 (26.50%) Laravel
13 29 (24.79%) OO
14 26 (22.22%) Sass
15 25 (21.37%) Linux
16 24 (20.51%) Scrum
17 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
17 22 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
18 21 (17.95%) Front End Development
19 20 (17.09%) JIRA
20 19 (16.24%) LESS
20 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
21 18 (15.38%) OO PHP
22 17 (14.53%) GitHub
22 17 (14.53%) RESTful
23 16 (13.68%) Confluence
23 16 (13.68%) User Experience
23 16 (13.68%) Drupal

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (13.68%) Confluence
1 16 (13.68%) Drupal
2 14 (11.97%) CMS
3 10 (8.55%) WordPress
4 7 (5.98%) Node.js
5 6 (5.13%) Apache
6 4 (3.42%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (2.56%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Photoshop
2 5 (4.27%) Fireworks
3 3 (2.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Magento
2 2 (1.71%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.71%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) GitHub
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.56%) MailChimp
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.85%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.13%) MVNO
2 3 (2.56%) FTP
2 3 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.86%) MySQL
2 8 (6.84%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.13%) Redis
5 5 (4.27%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.85%) Parquet
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.09%) JIRA
3 11 (9.40%) PHPUnit
4 9 (7.69%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.84%) Subversion
6 7 (5.98%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.13%) Mocha
8 5 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.27%) gulp
9 4 (3.42%) Grunt
10 3 (2.56%) Sublime Text
10 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.71%) git-flow
11 2 (1.71%) Hudson
11 2 (1.71%) JUnit
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.85%) Maven
12 1 (0.85%) Protractor
12 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 11 (9.40%) Advertising
2 10 (8.55%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Games
5 2 (1.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 114 (97.44%) Developer
2 63 (53.85%) PHP Developer
3 19 (16.24%) Senior Developer
4 18 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (13.68%) HTML Developer
6 14 (11.97%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (11.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
7 13 (11.11%) Web Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (8.55%) UI Developer
10 9 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
11 7 (5.98%) PHP Zend Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Agile Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Digital Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Symfony Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Web UI Developer
13 5 (4.27%) UI/UX Developer
13 5 (4.27%) UX Developer
13 5 (4.27%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (70.94%) CSS
2 82 (70.09%) HTML
3 56 (47.86%) HTML5
4 46 (39.32%) CSS3
5 45 (38.46%) Symfony
6 42 (35.90%) jQuery
7 37 (31.62%) Zend Framework
8 31 (26.50%) Laravel
9 26 (22.22%) Sass
10 19 (16.24%) AngularJS
10 19 (16.24%) LESS
11 17 (14.53%) RESTful
12 16 (13.68%) LAMP
13 13 (11.11%) SOAP
14 11 (9.40%) Backbone.js
14 11 (9.40%) Yii
15 10 (8.55%) CodeIgniter
16 8 (6.84%) Ajax
16 8 (6.84%) JSON
16 8 (6.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) User Experience
2 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.42%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) Fintech
5 2 (1.71%) NHS
5 2 (1.71%) W3C
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Social Network
6 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.37%) Linux
2 4 (3.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) MVC
3 31 (26.50%) TDD
4 29 (24.79%) OO
5 24 (20.51%) Scrum
6 22 (18.80%) Responsive Web Design
7 21 (17.95%) Front End Development
8 18 (15.38%) OO PHP
9 15 (12.82%) BDD
10 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
11 10 (8.55%) Web Development
12 8 (6.84%) Extreme Programming
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.98%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.13%) OOP
14 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.27%) Refactoring
16 4 (3.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 112 (95.73%) PHP
2 85 (72.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.98%) Java
3 7 (5.98%) SQL
4 4 (3.42%) PHP 5
4 4 (3.42%) Ruby
5 3 (2.56%) Python
6 2 (1.71%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) WAI
2 3 (2.56%) WCAG
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ansible
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.56%) Adobe
2 3 (2.56%) CODA
2 3 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) Siebel
3 2 (1.71%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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