The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset 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 49 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.18% 0.49% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 0.88% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate £350 - £250
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 55.61% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 40 45
Average daily rate £325 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £15.20 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Zend
South West

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Bath -4 5 £350 - 3
Bridgwater - - - -
Zend
South West

Zend
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (100.00%) PHP
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Symfony
1 9 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Drupal
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Yii
6 2 (22.22%) Laravel
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) CakePHP

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (55.56%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Web Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Symfony
1 9 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
2 3 (33.33%) Yii
3 2 (22.22%) Laravel
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
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