The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 29 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 1.44% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 138 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.41% 49.64% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 58
Average daily rate £335 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £285 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.17 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.88 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Zend
Berkshire

Zend
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

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Zend Framework
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) PBX
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (20.00%) BDD

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) PBX
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Zend Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) PHP5