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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 257 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 14
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £221 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £345 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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England

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
4721 4593 4390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 46.15% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2811 2462 2198
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 251 257
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Zend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 9 £325 - 4
Surrey -9 3 £365 +14.50% 4
East Sussex 0 2 £313 +27.55% 1
Oxfordshire +8 1 £225 -18.18% 2
Kent - 1 £525 -
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Zend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Zend.

1 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 25 (78.13%) CSS
3 23 (71.88%) HTML
4 20 (62.50%) jQuery
5 19 (59.38%) OO
6 16 (50.00%) MySQL
6 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (43.75%) MVC
8 13 (40.63%) Web Development
8 13 (40.63%) Zend Framework
9 11 (34.38%) HTML5
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
10 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 10 (31.25%) User Experience
11 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
11 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 8 (25.00%) SOAP
12 8 (25.00%) XML
12 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 7 (21.88%) Magento
13 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
13 7 (21.88%) OOP
13 7 (21.88%) Ajax
13 7 (21.88%) BDD
13 7 (21.88%) Laravel
14 6 (18.75%) Symfony
14 6 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (18.75%) Drupal

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Drupal
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) WordPress
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.25%) concrete5
4 2 (6.25%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (6.25%) Joomla!
4 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) 3ds Max
1 2 (6.25%) Acrobat
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.25%) GIMP
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) MailChimp
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Mercurial
2 5 (15.63%) PhpStorm
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (53.13%) PHP Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Magento Developer
5 4 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) CSS
2 23 (71.88%) HTML
3 20 (62.50%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) Zend Framework
5 11 (34.38%) HTML5
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 8 (25.00%) SOAP
7 8 (25.00%) XML
8 7 (21.88%) Ajax
8 7 (21.88%) Laravel
9 6 (18.75%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (18.75%) LAMP
9 6 (18.75%) Symfony
10 5 (15.63%) Middleware
11 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
11 3 (9.38%) CSS3
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
12 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
12 2 (6.25%) Sass
12 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) CentOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Debian
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) OO
2 14 (43.75%) MVC
3 13 (40.63%) Web Development
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
6 7 (21.88%) BDD
6 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
6 7 (21.88%) OOP
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) OO PHP
9 3 (9.38%) Analytics
9 3 (9.38%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) ERP
9 3 (9.38%) Open Source
10 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) PHP 5
6 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Omniture
2 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
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