The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 11 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 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.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 125 119 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.31% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.68% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £251
% change year-on-year
+30.43% +14.77%
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1268 1179 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.98% 46.27% 50.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 507 717
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 103
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Zend
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 across the North West region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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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 across the North West region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 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
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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
Manchester +3 4 £375 +114.28% 14
Merseyside +3 2 - - 1
Cheshire -1 1 - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 12 (66.67%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) Symfony
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Zend Framework
7 5 (27.78%) Laravel
8 4 (22.22%) PHP5
8 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Magento
9 3 (16.67%) Web Development
9 3 (16.67%) CakePHP
9 3 (16.67%) Drupal
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) Sass
9 3 (16.67%) LESS
9 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (11.11%) OOP
10 2 (11.11%) Ajax
11 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
11 1 (5.56%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) UI Programmer
5 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (5.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Symfony
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) Laravel
4 5 (27.78%) Zend Framework
5 4 (22.22%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (16.67%) CakePHP
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) LESS
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PHP5
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