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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 256 232 291
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +59
Contract jobs citing Zend 158 201 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.83% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.81% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 163 98
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £404 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10577 11119 11854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.80% 45.86% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 7078 7131
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 291 331
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.35 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 33 £375 +15.38% 17
Croydon - 1 - -
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 290 (97.64%) PHP
2 155 (52.19%) MySQL
3 153 (51.52%) HTML
4 143 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 140 (47.14%) CSS
6 114 (38.38%) MVC
7 112 (37.71%) Symfony
8 106 (35.69%) OO
9 102 (34.34%) jQuery
10 96 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (28.28%) TDD
12 75 (25.25%) Zend Framework
13 73 (24.58%) OO PHP
14 69 (23.23%) Git (software)
15 62 (20.88%) PHP5
16 56 (18.86%) HTML5
16 56 (18.86%) Linux
17 54 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
18 52 (17.51%) LAMP
19 51 (17.17%) Scrum
20 48 (16.16%) Apache
21 43 (14.48%) OOP
22 39 (13.13%) E-Commerce
22 39 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (12.79%) Java
23 38 (12.79%) Subversion
24 37 (12.46%) Web Services
25 36 (12.12%) QA
26 35 (11.78%) BDD
27 34 (11.45%) Ajax

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (16.16%) Apache
2 28 (9.43%) Drupal
3 17 (5.72%) WordPress
4 11 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.37%) CMS
5 10 (3.37%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.02%) Joomla!
6 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.68%) Node.js
8 3 (1.01%) Moodle
9 1 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.34%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.34%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.34%) InDesign
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 31 (10.44%) Magento
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.68%) HTTP
2 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (52.19%) MySQL
2 21 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.69%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.36%) Redis
7 4 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.35%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.67%) Riak
9 2 (0.67%) BigTable
9 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.79%) Subversion
3 27 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 26 (8.75%) PHPUnit
5 14 (4.71%) Behat
5 14 (4.71%) Selenium
6 9 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.36%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.02%) FogBugz
8 6 (2.02%) Trac
8 6 (2.02%) Redmine
9 5 (1.68%) Maven
9 5 (1.68%) JUnit
10 3 (1.01%) JIRA
10 3 (1.01%) Hudson
11 1 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.34%) QUnit
11 1 (0.34%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.34%) DbUnit
General
1 20 (6.73%) Marketing
2 17 (5.72%) Finance
3 10 (3.37%) Games
3 10 (3.37%) Back Office
4 7 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.02%) Retail
5 6 (2.02%) Advertising
6 5 (1.68%) Billing
7 4 (1.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Publishing
9 2 (0.67%) Front Office
9 2 (0.67%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 270 (90.91%) Developer
2 202 (68.01%) PHP Developer
3 40 (13.47%) PHP Zend Developer
4 32 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.44%) Web Developer
6 25 (8.42%) Magento Developer
7 20 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
8 19 (6.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 18 (6.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 17 (5.72%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 17 (5.72%) LAMP Developer
11 15 (5.05%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (4.04%) Drupal Developer
12 12 (4.04%) Programmer
13 11 (3.70%) PHP Programmer
14 10 (3.37%) Front-End Developer
15 9 (3.03%) Designer
15 9 (3.03%) Software Engineer
16 8 (2.69%) Java Developer
17 7 (2.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (51.52%) HTML
2 140 (47.14%) CSS
3 112 (37.71%) Symfony
4 102 (34.34%) jQuery
5 75 (25.25%) Zend Framework
6 56 (18.86%) HTML5
7 54 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
8 52 (17.51%) LAMP
9 37 (12.46%) Web Services
10 34 (11.45%) Ajax
10 34 (11.45%) CSS3
11 30 (10.10%) Laravel
12 27 (9.09%) RESTful
13 25 (8.42%) JSON
14 24 (8.08%) XML
15 23 (7.74%) CakePHP
16 18 (6.06%) Yii
17 15 (5.05%) AngularJS
18 13 (4.38%) Backbone.js
19 11 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.43%) Open Source
2 12 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.37%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.69%) Replication
5 7 (2.36%) Social Media
6 3 (1.01%) Social Network
6 3 (1.01%) W3C
6 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Blog
8 1 (0.34%) BBC
8 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.34%) Animation
8 1 (0.34%) Online Games
8 1 (0.34%) FMCG
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.34%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.86%) Linux
2 20 (6.73%) UNIX
3 6 (2.02%) Windows
4 5 (1.68%) CentOS
5 3 (1.01%) Android
6 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.38%) MVC
2 106 (35.69%) OO
3 96 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (28.28%) TDD
5 73 (24.58%) OO PHP
6 51 (17.17%) Scrum
7 43 (14.48%) OOP
8 39 (13.13%) E-Commerce
8 39 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (11.78%) BDD
10 32 (10.77%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 20 (6.73%) Web Development
13 16 (5.39%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (4.71%) Project Management
15 12 (4.04%) SOA
16 11 (3.70%) Release Management
17 9 (3.03%) OOD
18 8 (2.69%) Migration
18 8 (2.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 290 (97.64%) PHP
2 143 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 62 (20.88%) PHP5
4 38 (12.79%) Java
5 34 (11.45%) SQL
6 20 (6.73%) Python
7 10 (3.37%) Ruby
8 9 (3.03%) Perl
9 7 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.36%) C
10 5 (1.68%) Scala
11 4 (1.35%) Golang
11 4 (1.35%) C++
12 2 (0.67%) C#
12 2 (0.67%) PHP4
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (6.06%) Degree
2 17 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) NFS
3 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.68%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.34%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (2.02%) Oracle
2 6 (2.02%) Facebook
3 5 (1.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.01%) Twitter
5 2 (0.67%) Sencha
5 2 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.34%) HP
6 1 (0.34%) Intel
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.34%) Akamai
6 1 (0.34%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.34%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.34%) ExactTarget
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