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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 233 240 285
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +45
Contract jobs citing Zend 185 200 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.72% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 163 103
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £286 £270
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £22.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.30% -11.00%
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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
10913 11629 12021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.33% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7475 7279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 263 350
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.55 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +0.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +15 32 £350 +7.69% 12
Croydon - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
West Drayton - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 328 (97.91%) PHP
2 171 (51.04%) MySQL
3 162 (48.36%) HTML
4 157 (46.87%) JavaScript
5 147 (43.88%) CSS
6 132 (39.40%) MVC
7 128 (38.21%) Symfony
8 126 (37.61%) OO
9 110 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (30.75%) jQuery
11 93 (27.76%) TDD
12 91 (27.16%) Git (software)
13 81 (24.18%) OO PHP
14 78 (23.28%) Zend Framework
15 75 (22.39%) PHP5
16 73 (21.79%) Linux
17 65 (19.40%) CodeIgniter
18 59 (17.61%) HTML5
19 58 (17.31%) LAMP
20 51 (15.22%) Java
20 51 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
21 49 (14.63%) BDD
21 49 (14.63%) OOP
22 48 (14.33%) Scrum
23 45 (13.43%) Apache
24 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
25 42 (12.54%) Subversion
26 41 (12.24%) Web Services
27 38 (11.34%) RESTful
27 38 (11.34%) Jenkins

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (13.43%) Apache
2 30 (8.96%) Drupal
3 20 (5.97%) WordPress
4 15 (4.48%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.48%) Apache Solr
5 13 (3.88%) CMS
6 7 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.09%) Node.js
7 6 (1.79%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.90%) Moodle
9 2 (0.60%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.30%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.30%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.30%) InDesign
2 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 23 (6.87%) Magento
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.60%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.88%) GitHub
3 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.79%) HTTP
2 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.60%) Internet
3 2 (0.60%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (51.04%) MySQL
2 29 (8.66%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.37%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.58%) Redis
6 8 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.19%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.60%) Riak
10 2 (0.60%) BigTable
11 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 91 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.54%) Subversion
3 38 (11.34%) Jenkins
4 35 (10.45%) PHPUnit
5 18 (5.37%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.78%) Behat
7 14 (4.18%) Selenium
8 13 (3.88%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.39%) JUnit
9 8 (2.39%) Maven
9 8 (2.39%) Redmine
9 8 (2.39%) FogBugz
9 8 (2.39%) Trac
10 7 (2.09%) Hudson
10 7 (2.09%) JIRA
11 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.30%) Yeoman
12 1 (0.30%) QUnit
12 1 (0.30%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.30%) Mocha
General
1 25 (7.46%) Finance
2 21 (6.27%) Marketing
3 12 (3.58%) Games
4 7 (2.09%) Back Office
4 7 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.79%) Advertising
5 6 (1.79%) Banking
6 5 (1.49%) Retail
6 5 (1.49%) Billing
6 5 (1.49%) Publishing
7 2 (0.60%) Front Office
7 2 (0.60%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 306 (91.34%) Developer
2 227 (67.76%) PHP Developer
3 46 (13.73%) PHP Zend Developer
4 40 (11.94%) Web Developer
5 34 (10.15%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.87%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 23 (6.87%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Senior PHP Developer
8 18 (5.37%) LAMP Developer
8 18 (5.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 18 (5.37%) Magento Developer
9 15 (4.48%) PHP Web Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Drupal Developer
11 10 (2.99%) Programmer
11 10 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 10 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
11 10 (2.99%) Designer
12 9 (2.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (2.69%) PHP Programmer
12 9 (2.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (48.36%) HTML
2 147 (43.88%) CSS
3 128 (38.21%) Symfony
4 103 (30.75%) jQuery
5 78 (23.28%) Zend Framework
6 65 (19.40%) CodeIgniter
7 59 (17.61%) HTML5
8 58 (17.31%) LAMP
9 41 (12.24%) Web Services
10 38 (11.34%) RESTful
11 37 (11.04%) Laravel
12 35 (10.45%) CSS3
13 30 (8.96%) Ajax
14 27 (8.06%) Yii
14 27 (8.06%) CakePHP
14 27 (8.06%) JSON
15 24 (7.16%) XML
16 22 (6.57%) AngularJS
17 17 (5.07%) Backbone.js
18 15 (4.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.36%) Open Source
2 12 (3.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.69%) Social Media
5 5 (1.49%) Replication
6 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.90%) W3C
8 2 (0.60%) Blog
8 2 (0.60%) Social Network
9 1 (0.30%) New Media
9 1 (0.30%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.30%) Animation
9 1 (0.30%) iPhone
9 1 (0.30%) FMCG
9 1 (0.30%) Online Games
9 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.30%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 73 (21.79%) Linux
2 32 (9.55%) UNIX
3 8 (2.39%) Windows
4 7 (2.09%) CentOS
4 7 (2.09%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (39.40%) MVC
2 126 (37.61%) OO
3 110 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (27.76%) TDD
5 81 (24.18%) OO PHP
6 51 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (14.63%) BDD
7 49 (14.63%) OOP
8 48 (14.33%) Scrum
9 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
10 32 (9.55%) Unit Testing
11 25 (7.46%) Web Development
12 21 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 16 (4.78%) Project Management
13 16 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (4.18%) Release Management
15 12 (3.58%) SOA
16 9 (2.69%) Pair Programming
16 9 (2.69%) OOD
17 8 (2.39%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 328 (97.91%) PHP
2 157 (46.87%) JavaScript
3 75 (22.39%) PHP5
4 51 (15.22%) Java
5 35 (10.45%) SQL
6 24 (7.16%) Python
7 13 (3.88%) Ruby
8 10 (2.99%) Perl
9 9 (2.69%) C
9 9 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.09%) Scala
11 6 (1.79%) Golang
12 5 (1.49%) C++
13 2 (0.60%) PHP4
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (5.07%) Degree
2 15 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) MySQL Certification
4 1 (0.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.79%) Varnish
2 5 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.30%) KVM
3 1 (0.30%) Samba
3 1 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.30%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (3.88%) Facebook
3 7 (2.09%) Oracle
4 5 (1.49%) Twitter
4 5 (1.49%) Google
4 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe
5 2 (0.60%) Akamai
6 1 (0.30%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.30%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.30%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.30%) Sencha
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.30%) HP
6 1 (0.30%) Intel
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
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