The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 90 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 1.21% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 2.68% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 17
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£375 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Zend
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
635 522 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.20% 45.19% 50.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 272 295
Average daily rate £350 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 39
Average hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the Manchester region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Manchester region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 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
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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
Bury - - - - 1
Zend
North West

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Magento
3 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Drupal
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) User Experience
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) Laravel
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) XPath
6 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (14.29%) Grails
6 1 (14.29%) PHP5
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Magento Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (14.29%) Grails
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OO PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) PHP5
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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