The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 10 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 Sheffield 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 24 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.04% 1.15% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.56% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.19% 44.83% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 32
Average daily rate £368 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £164 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 14
Average hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.15% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP