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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 338 284 258
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -26
Contract jobs citing Zend 56 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.16% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 88 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9539 9926 8910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.39% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6358 6439 5645
Average daily rate £425 £421 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 230 282
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 8 £350 +7.69% 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 227 (94.58%) PHP
2 129 (53.75%) JavaScript
3 126 (52.50%) HTML
4 120 (50.00%) CSS
5 119 (49.58%) MySQL
5 119 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (46.25%) Symfony
7 107 (44.58%) MVC
8 84 (35.00%) OO
9 68 (28.33%) Linux
9 68 (28.33%) jQuery
10 63 (26.25%) TDD
11 59 (24.58%) Git (software)
11 59 (24.58%) HTML5
12 53 (22.08%) Zend Framework
13 51 (21.25%) CodeIgniter
14 49 (20.42%) OO PHP
15 47 (19.58%) PHP5
16 46 (19.17%) BDD
17 45 (18.75%) Laravel
18 44 (18.33%) LAMP
19 41 (17.08%) Subversion
20 36 (15.00%) CSS3
21 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (14.17%) Java
23 33 (13.75%) OOP
23 33 (13.75%) Apache
23 33 (13.75%) Open Source
23 33 (13.75%) AngularJS
24 32 (13.33%) PHPUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (13.75%) Apache
2 18 (7.50%) Drupal
3 13 (5.42%) WordPress
3 13 (5.42%) Node.js
4 10 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 9 (3.75%) CMS
6 6 (2.50%) nginx
7 5 (2.08%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.25%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.83%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.42%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.67%) SSL
1 4 (1.67%) SSH
2 3 (1.25%) HTTP
2 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (49.58%) MySQL
2 23 (9.58%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (4.17%) Redis
6 9 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 41 (17.08%) Subversion
3 32 (13.33%) PHPUnit
4 26 (10.83%) Jenkins
5 21 (8.75%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.92%) JIRA
7 11 (4.58%) Hudson
8 8 (3.33%) Selenium
8 8 (3.33%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.92%) Behat
10 5 (2.08%) Maven
11 3 (1.25%) JUnit
11 3 (1.25%) Redmine
11 3 (1.25%) FogBugz
11 3 (1.25%) Trac
12 2 (0.83%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.83%) CasperJS
13 1 (0.42%) GitLab
13 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (9.17%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Marketing
3 8 (3.33%) Publishing
4 7 (2.92%) Advertising
5 5 (2.08%) Games
6 3 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 227 (94.58%) Developer
2 162 (67.50%) PHP Developer
3 47 (19.58%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 30 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 19 (7.92%) PHP Zend Developer
7 15 (6.25%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 14 (5.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (2.92%) LAMP Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Magento Developer
11 6 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (2.08%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (1.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 4 (1.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 4 (1.67%) Web Applications Developer
13 4 (1.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (52.50%) HTML
2 120 (50.00%) CSS
3 111 (46.25%) Symfony
4 68 (28.33%) jQuery
5 59 (24.58%) HTML5
6 53 (22.08%) Zend Framework
7 51 (21.25%) CodeIgniter
8 45 (18.75%) Laravel
9 44 (18.33%) LAMP
10 36 (15.00%) CSS3
11 33 (13.75%) AngularJS
12 28 (11.67%) Doctrine
13 25 (10.42%) Web Services
14 24 (10.00%) Backbone.js
15 23 (9.58%) RESTful
16 17 (7.08%) Yii
16 17 (7.08%) JSON
17 16 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (5.83%) CakePHP
19 11 (4.58%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.75%) Open Source
2 7 (2.92%) User Experience
3 4 (1.67%) Social Media
3 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
3 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.67%) Replication
4 3 (1.25%) Blog
5 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Online Games
6 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.42%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.33%) Linux
2 20 (8.33%) UNIX
3 10 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.50%) CentOS
5 5 (2.08%) Windows
6 4 (1.67%) Android
6 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (44.58%) MVC
3 84 (35.00%) OO
4 63 (26.25%) TDD
5 49 (20.42%) OO PHP
6 46 (19.17%) BDD
7 35 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (13.75%) OOP
9 25 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 25 (10.42%) Scrum
10 20 (8.33%) Web Development
11 18 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 12 (5.00%) Release Management
12 12 (5.00%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.17%) Pair Programming
14 8 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (2.08%) OOD
16 4 (1.67%) Configuration Management
16 4 (1.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (1.67%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 227 (94.58%) PHP
2 129 (53.75%) JavaScript
3 47 (19.58%) PHP5
4 34 (14.17%) Java
5 30 (12.50%) SQL
6 29 (12.08%) Python
7 17 (7.08%) Ruby
8 5 (2.08%) Perl
9 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.67%) C
10 2 (0.83%) C++
10 2 (0.83%) Golang
10 2 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) PHP4
11 1 (0.42%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (4.58%) Puppet
2 7 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.83%) Salt
5 1 (0.42%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (5.83%) Twitter
2 10 (4.17%) Facebook
3 7 (2.92%) Google
4 3 (1.25%) Oracle
4 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.83%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.42%) Akamai
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