The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 38 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 1.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 3.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 107 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 47.84% 44.03% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 45 27
Average daily rate £306 £333 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £28.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat