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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 225 211 201
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Zend 21 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.47% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 24
Average daily rate £300 £299 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +29.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4654 4075 5404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.96% 48.62% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2323 1980 2368
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £209 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 324 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Zend
England

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 17 April 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 17 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -9 8 £325 -7.14%
West Sussex - 6 £281 - 1
Hampshire -3 4 £300 -7.69% 7
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 4
Surrey - 1 £325 - 5
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (69.05%) MySQL
3 28 (66.67%) HTML
3 28 (66.67%) CSS
4 24 (57.14%) Linux
4 24 (57.14%) OO
4 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 23 (54.76%) OOP
6 18 (42.86%) Symfony
7 17 (40.48%) MVC
8 16 (38.10%) CodeIgniter
9 14 (33.33%) PHP5
9 14 (33.33%) XML
10 12 (28.57%) SOAP
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 12 (28.57%) YUI
11 11 (26.19%) Zend Framework
11 11 (26.19%) .NET
11 11 (26.19%) UNIX
11 11 (26.19%) C#
11 11 (26.19%) Kohana
11 11 (26.19%) Smarty
12 10 (23.81%) Subversion
12 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
13 9 (21.43%) jQuery
13 9 (21.43%) Apache
14 8 (19.05%) Ajax
14 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (16.67%) Scrum
15 7 (16.67%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) nginx
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Drupal
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) PBX
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Subversion
2 7 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (7.14%) Sublime Text
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
1 35 (83.33%) PHP Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 7 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (11.90%) PHP Programmer
3 5 (11.90%) Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior PHP Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.14%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (4.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) HTML
1 28 (66.67%) CSS
2 18 (42.86%) Symfony
3 16 (38.10%) CodeIgniter
4 14 (33.33%) XML
5 12 (28.57%) SOAP
5 12 (28.57%) YUI
6 11 (26.19%) Kohana
6 11 (26.19%) Zend Framework
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 11 (26.19%) Smarty
7 9 (21.43%) jQuery
8 8 (19.05%) Ajax
9 5 (11.90%) LAMP
10 4 (9.52%) HTML5
10 4 (9.52%) CSS3
11 3 (7.14%) Yii
12 2 (4.76%) CakePHP
13 1 (2.38%) Google Maps API
13 1 (2.38%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) AS400
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) OO
2 23 (54.76%) OOP
3 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.67%) Web Development
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) OO PHP
9 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
9 3 (7.14%) OOD
10 2 (4.76%) BDD
11 1 (2.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) PHP5
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.76%) RPG
7 2 (4.76%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Rackspace
2 2 (4.76%) Mercator
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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