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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 335 254 276
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +22
Contract jobs citing Zend 68 144 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 1.45% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 111 95
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50
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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
9887 9951 9935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.98% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6509 6240
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 206 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -3 16 £355 -5.33% 11
Croydon - 4 £375 -
Uxbridge 0 2 £400 +77.77%
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 132 (97.78%) PHP
2 93 (68.89%) HTML
3 92 (68.15%) JavaScript
4 83 (61.48%) CSS
5 76 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (51.85%) MySQL
7 56 (41.48%) MVC
8 55 (40.74%) OO
9 54 (40.00%) Symfony
10 47 (34.81%) jQuery
11 45 (33.33%) OO PHP
12 42 (31.11%) HTML5
13 34 (25.19%) PHP5
13 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
14 33 (24.44%) Laravel
15 32 (23.70%) TDD
16 30 (22.22%) LAMP
17 27 (20.00%) Scrum
18 25 (18.52%) Zend Framework
19 24 (17.78%) CSS3
20 20 (14.81%) Web Services
21 19 (14.07%) Apache
21 19 (14.07%) Linux
21 19 (14.07%) CodeIgniter
21 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (12.59%) Subversion
22 17 (12.59%) SQL
23 16 (11.85%) Doctrine
24 15 (11.11%) Ajax
25 14 (10.37%) SOAP

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (14.07%) Apache
2 10 (7.41%) Drupal
3 7 (5.19%) Node.js
4 6 (4.44%) WordPress
4 6 (4.44%) nginx
5 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.22%) CMS
7 2 (1.48%) Confluence
7 2 (1.48%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (3.70%) GitHub
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.74%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) SSL
3 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (51.85%) MySQL
2 10 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.48%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.59%) Subversion
3 11 (8.15%) Selenium
3 11 (8.15%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.70%) Maven
5 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.70%) Hudson
5 5 (3.70%) Grunt
6 3 (2.22%) JIRA
6 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.48%) CasperJS
7 2 (1.48%) GitLab
7 2 (1.48%) Bower
7 2 (1.48%) Redmine
7 2 (1.48%) FogBugz
7 2 (1.48%) Trac
7 2 (1.48%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Publishing
2 5 (3.70%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 122 (90.37%) Developer
2 95 (70.37%) PHP Developer
3 23 (17.04%) Senior Developer
4 21 (15.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 18 (13.33%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.19%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (3.70%) LAMP Developer
9 5 (3.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 5 (3.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.22%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.22%) WordPress Developer
11 3 (2.22%) Magento Developer
12 2 (1.48%) OO PHP Developer
12 2 (1.48%) Designer
12 2 (1.48%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (68.89%) HTML
2 83 (61.48%) CSS
3 54 (40.00%) Symfony
4 47 (34.81%) jQuery
5 42 (31.11%) HTML5
6 33 (24.44%) Laravel
7 30 (22.22%) LAMP
8 25 (18.52%) Zend Framework
9 24 (17.78%) CSS3
10 20 (14.81%) Web Services
11 19 (14.07%) CodeIgniter
12 16 (11.85%) Doctrine
13 15 (11.11%) Ajax
14 14 (10.37%) SOAP
15 13 (9.63%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.93%) Yii
17 7 (5.19%) Sass
18 6 (4.44%) REST
18 6 (4.44%) RESTful
18 6 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.44%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) User Experience
4 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.48%) Social Media
7 1 (0.74%) W3C
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.74%) Online Games
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) UNIX
2 6 (4.44%) Windows
3 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.96%) Ubuntu
3 4 (2.96%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) CentOS
5 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (56.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (41.48%) MVC
3 55 (40.74%) OO
4 45 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 32 (23.70%) TDD
6 27 (20.00%) Scrum
7 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.63%) BDD
9 12 (8.89%) OOP
10 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
11 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.19%) Web Development
12 7 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (2.96%) Kanban
14 4 (2.96%) Configuration Management
14 4 (2.96%) Regression Testing
14 4 (2.96%) SOA
15 3 (2.22%) CRM
15 3 (2.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 132 (97.78%) PHP
2 92 (68.15%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.19%) PHP5
4 17 (12.59%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) Java
6 9 (6.67%) Python
6 9 (6.67%) Ruby
7 4 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.22%) C
8 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Varnish
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (8.89%) Puppet
2 9 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.93%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.48%) Salt
4 2 (1.48%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle
2 2 (1.48%) Twitter
2 2 (1.48%) Rackspace
2 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.74%) VMware
3 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.74%) Google
3 1 (0.74%) Facebook
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