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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 246 211 200
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Contract jobs citing Zend 9 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £343 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
4438 3878 3747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.06% 46.13% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 1925 1760
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 228 323
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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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

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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

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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

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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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 2 £350 -3.44% 7
Berkshire -18 2 £300 -23.07%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £275 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £310 - 8
West Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (74.36%) MySQL
3 28 (71.79%) HTML
4 27 (69.23%) CSS
4 27 (69.23%) MVC
5 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
6 21 (53.85%) jQuery
7 18 (46.15%) Symfony
8 17 (43.59%) Linux
9 16 (41.03%) OO
10 15 (38.46%) CodeIgniter
11 14 (35.90%) Apache
12 13 (33.33%) Subversion
13 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (30.77%) HTML5
14 11 (28.21%) PHPUnit
14 11 (28.21%) CSS3
14 11 (28.21%) Ajax
14 11 (28.21%) Internet
15 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
15 10 (25.64%) SOAP
15 10 (25.64%) Web Services
15 10 (25.64%) OO PHP
15 10 (25.64%) Open Source
16 9 (23.08%) Zend Framework
16 9 (23.08%) PHP5
16 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 8 (20.51%) LAMP
18 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
18 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 14 (35.90%) Apache
2 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
2 6 (15.38%) Node.js
3 5 (12.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) PBX
2 3 (7.69%) VoIP
2 3 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Subversion
2 11 (28.21%) PHPUnit
3 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) Zend Studio
6 2 (5.13%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) Hudson
6 2 (5.13%) Grunt
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 35 (89.74%) PHP Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (10.26%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) PHP Programmer
5 4 (10.26%) Programmer
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Web Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 27 (69.23%) CSS
3 21 (53.85%) jQuery
4 18 (46.15%) Symfony
5 15 (38.46%) CodeIgniter
6 12 (30.77%) HTML5
7 11 (28.21%) Ajax
7 11 (28.21%) CSS3
8 10 (25.64%) SOAP
8 10 (25.64%) Web Services
9 9 (23.08%) Zend Framework
10 8 (20.51%) LAMP
11 7 (17.95%) Laravel
12 5 (12.82%) REST
13 3 (7.69%) Doctrine
14 2 (5.13%) Sass
14 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
14 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (5.13%) CakePHP
14 2 (5.13%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Open Source
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (15.38%) Debian
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) MVC
2 16 (41.03%) OO
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) OO PHP
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
5 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.13%) Usability Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
9 2 (5.13%) OOD
9 2 (5.13%) Validation
9 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) PHP5
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) SAP