The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 29 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 South East 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 229 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.48% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £344 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4377 4196 4802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.59% 49.33% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2076 2074
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 318 336
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the South East region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -4 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £290 - 2
Berkshire +6 2 £300 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £313 - 6
Kent - 2 £225 -
Hampshire -16 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 4
Middlesex - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (75.00%) MySQL
3 19 (52.78%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (44.44%) MVC
5 16 (44.44%) Zend Framework
6 14 (38.89%) OO
6 14 (38.89%) Linux
7 12 (33.33%) PHP5
8 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) Symfony
9 10 (27.78%) OOP
9 10 (27.78%) Apache
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.22%) PHPUnit
11 6 (16.67%) Open Source
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (16.67%) Ajax
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.89%) TDD
12 5 (13.89%) Web Development
12 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (13.89%) OO PHP
12 5 (13.89%) REST
13 4 (11.11%) CSS3
13 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
13 4 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.11%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 3 (8.33%) Drupal
3 3 (8.33%) WordPress
3 3 (8.33%) nginx
4 2 (5.56%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (8.33%) PBX
2 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.78%) RFID
3 1 (2.78%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) PHPUnit
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) Hudson
3 3 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Sublime Text
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 33 (91.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (22.22%) PHP Zend Developer
4 6 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) Zend Framework
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 10 (27.78%) Symfony
6 6 (16.67%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (13.89%) REST
8 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 3 (8.33%) Smarty
10 2 (5.56%) Yii
10 2 (5.56%) CakePHP
10 2 (5.56%) LAMP
11 1 (2.78%) SOAP
11 1 (2.78%) JSON
11 1 (2.78%) WCF
11 1 (2.78%) Laravel
11 1 (2.78%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Kinect
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) MVC
2 14 (38.89%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) OOP
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 5 (13.89%) OO PHP
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Usability Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.78%) Android Development
8 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) PHP5
4 3 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) RPG
5 2 (5.56%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.78%) Facebook
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