The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 60 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 6 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 1.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
399 578 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.05% 52.79% 57.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 280 219
Average daily rate £385 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Symfony
5 2 (33.33%) Debian
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) PHP5
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (16.67%) Drupal

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Laravel
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Debian
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat