The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 227 198 180
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing Zend 29 36 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.42% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.85% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 37
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£350 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.00%
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4539 4241 4684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.23% 49.06% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2142 2048
Average daily rate £360 £370 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
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 288 246 300
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 12 £375 +3.44% 5
Hampshire -5 10 £363 +98.63% 11
Berkshire -12 6 £328 -12.66% 4
Kent -2 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire -11 1 £300 - 3
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (75.61%) MySQL
3 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
4 27 (65.85%) CSS
5 26 (63.41%) HTML
6 23 (56.10%) MVC
7 21 (51.22%) jQuery
8 18 (43.90%) Linux
9 17 (41.46%) Symfony
10 16 (39.02%) Apache
11 14 (34.15%) CodeIgniter
12 13 (31.71%) OO
13 12 (29.27%) Open Source
14 11 (26.83%) Ajax
14 11 (26.83%) Zend Framework
15 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (24.39%) Subversion
15 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
15 10 (24.39%) Internet
16 9 (21.95%) SOAP
16 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
16 9 (21.95%) PHPUnit
16 9 (21.95%) OO PHP
17 8 (19.51%) REST
17 8 (19.51%) Drupal
17 8 (19.51%) PHP5
17 8 (19.51%) WordPress
17 8 (19.51%) Web Services
17 8 (19.51%) CMS
18 7 (17.07%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (39.02%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) CMS
2 8 (19.51%) Drupal
2 8 (19.51%) WordPress
3 5 (12.20%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Joomla!
5 2 (4.88%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (12.20%) PBX
3 5 (12.20%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) RFID
4 1 (2.44%) NFC
4 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (75.61%) MySQL
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Subversion
2 9 (21.95%) PHPUnit
3 5 (12.20%) Mercurial
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Hudson
5 2 (4.88%) Grunt
6 1 (2.44%) Zend Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 36 (87.80%) PHP Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior PHP Developer
4 5 (12.20%) PHP Zend Developer
5 4 (9.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Programmer
6 3 (7.32%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.88%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) CSS
2 26 (63.41%) HTML
3 21 (51.22%) jQuery
4 17 (41.46%) Symfony
5 14 (34.15%) CodeIgniter
6 11 (26.83%) Zend Framework
6 11 (26.83%) Ajax
7 9 (21.95%) SOAP
8 8 (19.51%) Web Services
8 8 (19.51%) REST
9 7 (17.07%) CSS3
9 7 (17.07%) HTML5
10 6 (14.63%) Laravel
11 4 (9.76%) LAMP
12 3 (7.32%) CakePHP
13 2 (4.88%) Smarty
13 2 (4.88%) Sass
14 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
14 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Kinect
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (14.63%) Debian
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) OO
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) OO PHP
5 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.07%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Usability Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) OOP
8 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.88%) Web Development
10 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.44%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (68.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) PHP5
4 6 (14.63%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) C
7 3 (7.32%) Perl
7 3 (7.32%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
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