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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 344 246 245
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -1
Contract jobs citing Zend 71 195 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.79% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 153 156
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £286
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.30%
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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
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -20 11 £325 -8.45% 7
Hounslow - 1 £470 -
Westminster - 1 £480 -
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 129 (97.73%) PHP
2 84 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 78 (59.09%) HTML
4 77 (58.33%) CSS
5 64 (48.48%) MySQL
5 64 (48.48%) OO
6 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (46.97%) MVC
8 55 (41.67%) Symfony
9 52 (39.39%) OO PHP
10 41 (31.06%) jQuery
10 41 (31.06%) TDD
11 39 (29.55%) Laravel
12 34 (25.76%) LAMP
13 31 (23.48%) HTML5
14 29 (21.97%) CSS3
15 28 (21.21%) Git (software)
16 26 (19.70%) Linux
17 24 (18.18%) Scrum
17 24 (18.18%) Zend Framework
18 20 (15.15%) Web Services
18 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
18 20 (15.15%) PHP5
19 19 (14.39%) Apache
20 18 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (13.64%) BDD
21 16 (12.12%) CodeIgniter
21 16 (12.12%) Subversion
22 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
23 14 (10.61%) NoSQL

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.39%) Apache
2 9 (6.82%) Drupal
3 6 (4.55%) CMS
3 6 (4.55%) Node.js
4 5 (3.79%) WordPress
4 5 (3.79%) Confluence
5 3 (2.27%) nginx
6 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) GitHub
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.79%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.76%) SaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.76%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.76%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Extranet
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (48.48%) MySQL
2 14 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.85%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.55%) Redis
5 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Subversion
3 13 (9.85%) Selenium
4 12 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.82%) JIRA
6 6 (4.55%) Grunt
7 5 (3.79%) PHPUnit
7 5 (3.79%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.03%) Hudson
8 4 (3.03%) GitLab
9 3 (2.27%) Bower
9 3 (2.27%) Xcode
10 2 (1.52%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.52%) JUnit
10 2 (1.52%) Redmine
10 2 (1.52%) Behat
10 2 (1.52%) Mocha
10 2 (1.52%) gulp
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Publishing
3 4 (3.03%) Advertising
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (94.70%) Developer
2 83 (62.88%) PHP Developer
3 23 (17.42%) Senior Developer
4 15 (11.36%) Senior PHP Developer
4 15 (11.36%) PHP Zend Developer
5 11 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
6 10 (7.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 10 (7.58%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.06%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 6 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Magento Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.27%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Tools Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Applications Developer
13 2 (1.52%) Software Engineer
13 2 (1.52%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (59.09%) HTML
2 77 (58.33%) CSS
3 55 (41.67%) Symfony
4 41 (31.06%) jQuery
5 39 (29.55%) Laravel
6 34 (25.76%) LAMP
7 31 (23.48%) HTML5
8 29 (21.97%) CSS3
9 24 (18.18%) Zend Framework
10 20 (15.15%) Web Services
11 16 (12.12%) CodeIgniter
12 15 (11.36%) AngularJS
13 12 (9.09%) Sass
13 12 (9.09%) Yii
14 9 (6.82%) Ajax
14 9 (6.82%) JSON
15 8 (6.06%) REST
16 7 (5.30%) SOAP
17 6 (4.55%) Smarty
17 6 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.06%) User Experience
3 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.79%) Social Media
5 3 (2.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) Online Games
7 1 (0.76%) BBC
7 1 (0.76%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.70%) Linux
2 10 (7.58%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.27%) Windows
5 2 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) OO
2 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (46.97%) MVC
4 52 (39.39%) OO PHP
5 41 (31.06%) TDD
6 24 (18.18%) Scrum
7 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.64%) BDD
9 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.58%) Open Source
11 8 (6.06%) OOP
11 8 (6.06%) Pair Programming
11 8 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.79%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.79%) Web Development
13 5 (3.79%) Refactoring
14 4 (3.03%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.03%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 129 (97.73%) PHP
2 84 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.15%) PHP5
4 14 (10.61%) SQL
5 8 (6.06%) Python
5 8 (6.06%) Java
6 6 (4.55%) Ruby
7 3 (2.27%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.52%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) C
8 2 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 8 (6.06%) Puppet
3 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle
2 3 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.27%) Google
2 3 (2.27%) WorldPay
3 2 (1.52%) Twitter
4 1 (0.76%) PayPal
4 1 (0.76%) Facebook
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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