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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 302 290 279
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Zend 101 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 85
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.03% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +2 16 £350 +3.70% 9
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 293 (96.07%) PHP
2 161 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (52.79%) JavaScript
3 158 (51.80%) MySQL
4 153 (50.16%) HTML
5 144 (47.21%) CSS
6 140 (45.90%) Symfony
7 131 (42.95%) MVC
8 105 (34.43%) OO
9 89 (29.18%) jQuery
10 88 (28.85%) Linux
11 87 (28.52%) TDD
12 80 (26.23%) Zend Framework
12 80 (26.23%) Git (software)
13 71 (23.28%) HTML5
13 71 (23.28%) CodeIgniter
14 66 (21.64%) BDD
15 65 (21.31%) PHP5
16 60 (19.67%) LAMP
17 57 (18.69%) OO PHP
18 55 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (17.70%) Laravel
20 50 (16.39%) Java
21 48 (15.74%) OOP
22 46 (15.08%) Subversion
23 45 (14.75%) Apache
24 44 (14.43%) RESTful
25 41 (13.44%) Jenkins
25 41 (13.44%) Scrum
26 40 (13.11%) Web Services

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (14.75%) Apache
2 26 (8.52%) Drupal
3 19 (6.23%) WordPress
4 15 (4.92%) Apache Solr
5 13 (4.26%) Node.js
6 12 (3.93%) CMS
7 10 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.97%) nginx
10 4 (1.31%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.66%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (4.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.30%) GitHub
3 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.30%) HTTP
2 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.31%) SSL
3 4 (1.31%) SSH
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (51.80%) MySQL
2 39 (12.79%) NoSQL
3 21 (6.89%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (4.59%) Redis
5 9 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) SQLite
8 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 80 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 46 (15.08%) Subversion
3 41 (13.44%) Jenkins
4 40 (13.11%) PHPUnit
5 28 (9.18%) Cucumber
6 21 (6.89%) JIRA
7 14 (4.59%) Hudson
8 12 (3.93%) Selenium
9 11 (3.61%) Behat
9 11 (3.61%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.28%) Maven
11 8 (2.62%) JUnit
12 5 (1.64%) Redmine
12 5 (1.64%) FogBugz
12 5 (1.64%) Trac
13 2 (0.66%) GitLab
13 2 (0.66%) Webistrano
13 2 (0.66%) NetBeans
14 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.33%) DbUnit
General
1 28 (9.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.25%) Marketing
3 10 (3.28%) Publishing
4 8 (2.62%) Games
5 6 (1.97%) Advertising
6 5 (1.64%) Banking
7 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 286 (93.77%) Developer
2 207 (67.87%) PHP Developer
3 50 (16.39%) Senior Developer
4 37 (12.13%) Web Developer
5 33 (10.82%) Senior PHP Developer
6 26 (8.52%) PHP Zend Developer
7 18 (5.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 18 (5.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 12 (3.93%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.61%) LAMP Developer
9 11 (3.61%) Drupal Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 9 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Web Applications Developer
12 8 (2.62%) PHP Web Developer
12 8 (2.62%) Applications Developer
13 7 (2.30%) Magento Developer
13 7 (2.30%) PHP Programmer
13 7 (2.30%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (50.16%) HTML
2 144 (47.21%) CSS
3 140 (45.90%) Symfony
4 89 (29.18%) jQuery
5 80 (26.23%) Zend Framework
6 71 (23.28%) CodeIgniter
6 71 (23.28%) HTML5
7 60 (19.67%) LAMP
8 54 (17.70%) Laravel
9 44 (14.43%) RESTful
10 40 (13.11%) CSS3
10 40 (13.11%) Web Services
11 37 (12.13%) Doctrine
12 35 (11.48%) AngularJS
13 26 (8.52%) Backbone.js
14 24 (7.87%) CakePHP
14 24 (7.87%) JSON
15 21 (6.89%) Yii
16 19 (6.23%) XML
17 16 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.11%) Open Source
2 8 (2.62%) User Experience
3 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.97%) Social Media
4 6 (1.97%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.31%) Replication
7 3 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.66%) W3C
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.33%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.33%) Social Network
9 1 (0.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 88 (28.85%) Linux
2 27 (8.85%) UNIX
3 10 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 8 (2.62%) CentOS
5 6 (1.97%) Android
5 6 (1.97%) Windows
6 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Debian
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (42.95%) MVC
3 105 (34.43%) OO
4 87 (28.52%) TDD
5 66 (21.64%) BDD
6 57 (18.69%) OO PHP
7 55 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (15.74%) OOP
9 41 (13.44%) Scrum
10 35 (11.48%) E-Commerce
11 27 (8.85%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.87%) Web Development
13 17 (5.57%) Release Management
14 16 (5.25%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.59%) Pair Programming
16 10 (3.28%) Project Management
16 10 (3.28%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (2.95%) Mentoring
17 9 (2.95%) SOA
18 8 (2.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 293 (96.07%) PHP
2 161 (52.79%) JavaScript
3 65 (21.31%) PHP5
4 50 (16.39%) Java
5 37 (12.13%) SQL
6 35 (11.48%) Python
7 21 (6.89%) Ruby
8 8 (2.62%) C
9 7 (2.30%) Perl
10 6 (1.97%) Golang
10 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.31%) C++
11 4 (1.31%) Scala
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) PHP4
13 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (2.62%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.97%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) Puppet
2 9 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.97%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.31%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (5.57%) Twitter
2 14 (4.59%) Facebook
3 8 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (2.30%) Google
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle
6 2 (0.66%) Akamai
6 2 (0.66%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.33%) HP
7 1 (0.33%) Intel
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