The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Manchester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 83 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Zend 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.74% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £238 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +18.75%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
513 537 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.71% 47.19% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 248 263
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 57
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.31 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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

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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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Zend Framework
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) LESS
5 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
7 1 (9.09%) PHP5
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) Symfony
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Magento
7 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Laravel
7 1 (9.09%) Yii

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
3 4 (36.36%) UI Programmer
4 3 (27.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Front-End Web Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Zend Framework
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Sass
4 3 (27.27%) LESS
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) Symfony
6 1 (9.09%) Laravel
6 1 (9.09%) Yii
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP5
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