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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 351 270 227
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -43
Contract jobs citing Zend 74 158 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.67% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 126 167
Average daily rate
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£365 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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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
10241 10488 10999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.63% 44.60% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6574 6976
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 221 287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.35 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 -27 14 £375 +4.16% 7
Hounslow - 1 £470 -
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 134 (99.26%) PHP
2 87 (64.44%) JavaScript
3 85 (62.96%) HTML
4 79 (58.52%) CSS
5 73 (54.07%) MySQL
5 73 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (46.67%) OO
7 58 (42.96%) MVC
8 55 (40.74%) Symfony
9 54 (40.00%) OO PHP
10 44 (32.59%) jQuery
11 41 (30.37%) TDD
12 38 (28.15%) LAMP
13 36 (26.67%) HTML5
13 36 (26.67%) Laravel
14 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
15 27 (20.00%) PHP5
16 26 (19.26%) Zend Framework
16 26 (19.26%) CSS3
17 23 (17.04%) Scrum
17 23 (17.04%) Linux
18 21 (15.56%) Apache
18 21 (15.56%) Web Services
18 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (14.07%) Subversion
20 16 (11.85%) CodeIgniter
20 16 (11.85%) AngularJS
21 15 (11.11%) BDD
21 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
21 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (15.56%) Apache
2 10 (7.41%) Drupal
3 7 (5.19%) Node.js
4 6 (4.44%) CMS
5 5 (3.70%) WordPress
5 5 (3.70%) nginx
6 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) GitHub
2 8 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.74%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.74%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) SSL
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Extranet
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (54.07%) MySQL
2 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.63%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.70%) Redis
5 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.07%) Subversion
3 14 (10.37%) Selenium
4 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.19%) JIRA
6 6 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 6 (4.44%) Hudson
7 5 (3.70%) Grunt
8 4 (2.96%) GitLab
9 3 (2.22%) Bower
9 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.22%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.22%) Maven
10 2 (1.48%) Redmine
10 2 (1.48%) FogBugz
10 2 (1.48%) Trac
11 1 (0.74%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.74%) JSHint
11 1 (0.74%) Behat
General
1 9 (6.67%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Publishing
3 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.48%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 124 (91.85%) Developer
2 91 (67.41%) PHP Developer
3 19 (14.07%) PHP Zend Developer
4 18 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 9 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 9 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.19%) LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.22%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Magento Developer
12 2 (1.48%) AWS Developer
12 2 (1.48%) OO PHP Developer
13 1 (0.74%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (62.96%) HTML
2 79 (58.52%) CSS
3 55 (40.74%) Symfony
4 44 (32.59%) jQuery
5 38 (28.15%) LAMP
6 36 (26.67%) HTML5
6 36 (26.67%) Laravel
7 26 (19.26%) CSS3
7 26 (19.26%) Zend Framework
8 21 (15.56%) Web Services
9 16 (11.85%) CodeIgniter
9 16 (11.85%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.89%) Yii
10 12 (8.89%) Ajax
11 11 (8.15%) SOAP
12 10 (7.41%) REST
12 10 (7.41%) Sass
13 8 (5.93%) Doctrine
14 7 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.19%) User Experience
3 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.48%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) Online Games
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
5 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.74%) Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) UNIX
3 6 (4.44%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.70%) Windows
5 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.22%) Android
7 2 (1.48%) CentOS
7 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (46.67%) OO
3 58 (42.96%) MVC
4 54 (40.00%) OO PHP
5 41 (30.37%) TDD
6 23 (17.04%) Scrum
7 21 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 15 (11.11%) BDD
9 10 (7.41%) OOP
10 9 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.93%) Open Source
12 7 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.19%) Pair Programming
13 6 (4.44%) Web Development
14 5 (3.70%) Refactoring
14 5 (3.70%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.70%) Configuration Management
15 4 (2.96%) SOA
15 4 (2.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (99.26%) PHP
2 87 (64.44%) JavaScript
3 27 (20.00%) PHP5
4 12 (8.89%) SQL
5 9 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (5.19%) Ruby
7 5 (3.70%) Java
8 4 (2.96%) C
9 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.48%) C++
10 2 (1.48%) Perl
10 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
2 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) Puppet
2 10 (7.41%) Vagrant
3 6 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.22%) Salt
5 2 (1.48%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle
2 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.22%) Google
2 3 (2.22%) Twitter
2 3 (2.22%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.48%) Facebook
4 1 (0.74%) PayPal
4 1 (0.74%) VMware
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