The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 126 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.078% - 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 12
Average daily rate £350 - £238
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1054 978 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.30% 36.14% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 528 402
Average daily rate £365 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 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
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Zend
UK

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) GIS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Drupal
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 2 (40.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Media

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (40.00%) GIS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Boilerplate
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) Modernizr
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter