The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Vendors for the Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 118 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.084% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1113 1084 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.34% 45.64% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 512 497
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 64
Average hourly rate £29.17 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.35% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £43.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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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

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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

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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 24 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
Glasgow - 9 £375 -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Symfony
5 9 (39.13%) Zend Framework
5 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) CakePHP
6 8 (34.78%) Drupal
7 7 (30.43%) CMS
7 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) Subversion
7 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
7 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
7 7 (30.43%) BDD
7 7 (30.43%) Behat
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 6 (26.09%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) LAMP
10 3 (13.04%) OOD
11 2 (8.70%) Python
11 2 (8.70%) Migration
11 2 (8.70%) Web Services
11 2 (8.70%) BBC
11 2 (8.70%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) Drupal
2 7 (30.43%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) PHPUnit
2 7 (30.43%) Cucumber
2 7 (30.43%) Behat
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) PHP Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (34.78%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) Symfony
3 9 (39.13%) Zend Framework
4 8 (34.78%) CakePHP
5 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) CodeIgniter
6 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 2 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) BBC
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Scrum
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) BDD
3 6 (26.09%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree