The first table below looks at the demand for Zend Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend Framework
Rank 131 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 1.12% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Zend Framework
England

Zend Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Zend Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Zend Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Zend Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Zend Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Zend Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 5 £375 +25.00% 1
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Zend Framework
England

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) Zend
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
6 1 (11.11%) Moodle
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) Degree

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Zend Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Moodle
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP
3 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Learning Management System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Zend
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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