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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 230 232 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing Zend 28 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.30% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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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
4482 4273 4181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.90% 47.71% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2116 2048
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 244 345
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.19 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Kent - 9 £500 -
Hampshire - 6 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £225 -28.00%
Surrey -5 3 £313 -26.47% 3
East Sussex -11 2 £278 -4.31% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 39 (82.98%) MySQL
3 29 (61.70%) MVC
4 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
5 26 (55.32%) OOP
6 25 (53.19%) HTML
6 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (51.06%) jQuery
8 21 (44.68%) CSS
9 18 (38.30%) Symfony
10 15 (31.91%) SQL
11 13 (27.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (25.53%) TDD
13 11 (23.40%) Zend Framework
13 11 (23.40%) SOA
14 10 (21.28%) Open Source
14 10 (21.28%) HTML5
15 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
15 9 (19.15%) LAMP
15 9 (19.15%) Linux
16 8 (17.02%) PHP5
17 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
17 7 (14.89%) OO
17 7 (14.89%) Scrum
18 6 (12.77%) Apache
18 6 (12.77%) CSS3
18 6 (12.77%) Web Development
18 6 (12.77%) Doctrine
19 5 (10.64%) WordPress
20 4 (8.51%) Laravel

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) WordPress
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (82.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Grunt
3 1 (2.13%) Bower
General
1 4 (8.51%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 41 (87.23%) PHP Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Senior PHP Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.51%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (8.51%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (6.38%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (2.13%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) HTML
2 24 (51.06%) jQuery
3 21 (44.68%) CSS
4 18 (38.30%) Symfony
5 13 (27.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (23.40%) Zend Framework
7 10 (21.28%) HTML5
8 9 (19.15%) LAMP
9 6 (12.77%) CSS3
9 6 (12.77%) Doctrine
10 4 (8.51%) Laravel
10 4 (8.51%) Yii
11 3 (6.38%) CakePHP
11 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.26%) CodeIgniter
12 2 (4.26%) Flash
13 1 (2.13%) EDI
13 1 (2.13%) XML
13 1 (2.13%) Ajax
13 1 (2.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) MVC
2 26 (55.32%) OOP
3 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) SOA
6 10 (21.28%) Open Source
7 7 (14.89%) OO
7 7 (14.89%) Scrum
8 6 (12.77%) Web Development
9 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.51%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.26%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.26%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (4.26%) Web Design
11 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
11 1 (2.13%) CRM
11 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.13%) Project Management
11 1 (2.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Twitter