The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 271 280 264
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Zend 148 98 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.45% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.98% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 130
Average daily rate £350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10818 9989 12150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.67% 46.20% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7040 6321 7349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 248 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.40 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Zend
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 27 £350 +7.69% 9
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 253 (98.06%) PHP
2 164 (63.57%) HTML
3 157 (60.85%) CSS
4 147 (56.98%) JavaScript
5 131 (50.78%) MySQL
6 112 (43.41%) OO
7 106 (41.09%) MVC
8 99 (38.37%) Symfony
9 92 (35.66%) jQuery
10 72 (27.91%) OO PHP
11 69 (26.74%) TDD
12 63 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (22.09%) Scrum
14 56 (21.71%) Zend Framework
15 53 (20.54%) HTML5
16 52 (20.16%) Subversion
17 49 (18.99%) CodeIgniter
18 47 (18.22%) PHP5
19 44 (17.05%) CSS3
19 44 (17.05%) Apache
20 43 (16.67%) Git (software)
21 41 (15.89%) OOP
22 38 (14.73%) Linux
23 36 (13.95%) Ajax
24 33 (12.79%) Magento
24 33 (12.79%) Open Source
24 33 (12.79%) LAMP
25 29 (11.24%) BDD
26 28 (10.85%) Drupal
27 27 (10.47%) E-Commerce

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 44 (17.05%) Apache
2 28 (10.85%) Drupal
3 19 (7.36%) WordPress
4 12 (4.65%) CMS
5 10 (3.88%) Joomla!
6 9 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.71%) SugarCRM
8 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.94%) Node.js
10 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.78%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.78%) Confluence
11 2 (0.78%) concrete5
11 2 (0.78%) Zope
11 2 (0.78%) nginx
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) InDesign
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (12.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) GitHub
2 5 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Internet
2 3 (1.16%) HTTP
3 2 (0.78%) SNMP
3 2 (0.78%) DNS
3 2 (0.78%) SSL
3 2 (0.78%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (50.78%) MySQL
2 9 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.10%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.71%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.55%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.16%) BigTable
7 3 (1.16%) Riak
8 2 (0.78%) Redis
8 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (20.16%) Subversion
2 43 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.59%) PHPUnit
5 12 (4.65%) Selenium
6 10 (3.88%) Hudson
6 10 (3.88%) Behat
7 7 (2.71%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.33%) Maven
9 5 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.94%) Mocha
9 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.94%) QUnit
10 4 (1.55%) JIRA
10 4 (1.55%) JUnit
11 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.78%) Trac
12 1 (0.39%) FogBugz
12 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 16 (6.20%) Games
2 13 (5.04%) Finance
3 11 (4.26%) Back Office
4 10 (3.88%) Marketing
5 7 (2.71%) Retail
6 6 (2.33%) Advertising
7 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 232 (89.92%) Developer
2 161 (62.40%) PHP Developer
3 40 (15.50%) Web Developer
4 36 (13.95%) Senior Developer
5 30 (11.63%) PHP Zend Developer
6 22 (8.53%) Front-End Developer
6 22 (8.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (7.36%) Senior PHP Developer
8 17 (6.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 13 (5.04%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 11 (4.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 9 (3.49%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (3.10%) Architect
12 8 (3.10%) LAMP Developer
13 7 (2.71%) Tester
14 6 (2.33%) Software Engineer
14 6 (2.33%) Software Tester
14 6 (2.33%) PHP Magento Developer
15 5 (1.94%) Lead Developer
16 4 (1.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (63.57%) HTML
2 157 (60.85%) CSS
3 99 (38.37%) Symfony
4 92 (35.66%) jQuery
5 56 (21.71%) Zend Framework
6 53 (20.54%) HTML5
7 49 (18.99%) CodeIgniter
8 44 (17.05%) CSS3
9 36 (13.95%) Ajax
10 33 (12.79%) LAMP
11 25 (9.69%) Web Services
12 19 (7.36%) XML
13 18 (6.98%) JSON
14 16 (6.20%) Yii
14 16 (6.20%) Laravel
14 16 (6.20%) Backbone.js
15 15 (5.81%) RESTful
16 12 (4.65%) Spring
16 12 (4.65%) SOAP
16 12 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.79%) Open Source
2 12 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.65%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.94%) IPTV
4 5 (1.94%) Replication
5 3 (1.16%) W3C
5 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.16%) Social Media
5 3 (1.16%) iPad
5 3 (1.16%) Social Network
6 1 (0.39%) Online Games
6 1 (0.39%) FMCG
6 1 (0.39%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.39%) Blog
6 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.39%) Animation
6 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.39%) BBC
6 1 (0.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.73%) Linux
2 13 (5.04%) UNIX
3 6 (2.33%) Windows
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Debian
5 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.41%) OO
2 106 (41.09%) MVC
3 72 (27.91%) OO PHP
4 69 (26.74%) TDD
5 63 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (22.09%) Scrum
7 41 (15.89%) OOP
8 29 (11.24%) BDD
9 27 (10.47%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.69%) Web Development
11 24 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (8.91%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (6.59%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.26%) Software Testing
16 9 (3.49%) SOA
17 8 (3.10%) Pair Programming
18 7 (2.71%) Migration
18 7 (2.71%) Release Management
19 6 (2.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 253 (98.06%) PHP
2 147 (56.98%) JavaScript
3 47 (18.22%) PHP5
4 23 (8.91%) Java
5 20 (7.75%) SQL
6 15 (5.81%) Python
7 12 (4.65%) Ruby
8 7 (2.71%) Perl
9 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.55%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (1.16%) PHP4
11 3 (1.16%) C#
12 2 (0.78%) Scala
13 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (5.43%) Degree
2 13 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Varnish
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (0.78%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.39%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (2.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (1.94%) Oracle
3 3 (1.16%) Sencha
4 2 (0.78%) Facebook
4 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.78%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.39%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe
5 1 (0.39%) HP
5 1 (0.39%) BMC
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