The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 37 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.62% - 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £283 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
170 188 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.80% 60.06% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 74 52
Average daily rate £400 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Liverpool - 1 £290 - 3
Zend
North West

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Studio
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Yii
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) NetBeans
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) YouTrack
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Yii
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter