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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 104 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 1.42% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £285
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
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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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
839 564 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.23% 42.69% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 334 251
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
2 5 (83.33%) Magento
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Laravel
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) OO
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Drupal
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) JSON
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) XHTML
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Magento
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Symfony
2 4 (66.67%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) XHTML
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago