The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Merseyside 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 27 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.93% 1.31% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 3.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £281 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 87 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.66% 37.99% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 46
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 18
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Zend
North West

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 22 July 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
(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 - - - -
Zend
North West

Zend
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Magento
3 2 (50.00%) CakePHP
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) PHP5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Symfony
2 2 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5