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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 257 221 222
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +1
Contract jobs citing Zend 19 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £268 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £286
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- -57.30%
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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
4830 4256 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.95% 46.60% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2758 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
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 211 232 262
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +5 5 £500 +122.22%
Surrey -6 4 £325 -23.52% 3
Isle of Wight - 3 £250 -
Hampshire -17 2 £350 -3.44% 5
West Sussex -19 2 £288 -4.16%
East Sussex - 1 £285 - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 48 (100.00%) PHP
2 37 (77.08%) MySQL
3 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (58.33%) OOP
5 26 (54.17%) HTML
5 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (54.17%) MVC
6 25 (52.08%) jQuery
7 22 (45.83%) CSS
8 16 (33.33%) Symfony
9 15 (31.25%) Zend Framework
10 14 (29.17%) SOA
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
11 13 (27.08%) SQL
11 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (22.92%) Open Source
12 11 (22.92%) Linux
13 10 (20.83%) LAMP
13 10 (20.83%) Scrum
13 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
14 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
14 9 (18.75%) HTML5
14 9 (18.75%) OO
15 8 (16.67%) Apache
15 8 (16.67%) PHP5
16 6 (12.50%) Doctrine
17 5 (10.42%) Laravel
17 5 (10.42%) CSS3
17 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
17 5 (10.42%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) WordPress
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (77.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) PHPUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) Bower
5 1 (2.08%) gulp
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 38 (79.17%) PHP Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior PHP Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Magento Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) jQuery
3 22 (45.83%) CSS
4 16 (33.33%) Symfony
5 15 (31.25%) Zend Framework
6 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (20.83%) LAMP
8 9 (18.75%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) Doctrine
10 5 (10.42%) CSS3
10 5 (10.42%) Laravel
11 4 (8.33%) Yii
12 3 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (6.25%) CakePHP
13 2 (4.17%) Flash
13 2 (4.17%) Sass
13 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
14 1 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
14 1 (2.08%) LESS
14 1 (2.08%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) OOP
2 26 (54.17%) MVC
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.17%) SOA
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) Open Source
6 10 (20.83%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) OO
8 5 (10.42%) Web Development
8 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (6.25%) OO PHP
10 3 (6.25%) SDLC
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.25%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Data Security
11 2 (4.17%) ITIL
11 2 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.08%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) SAP
1 1 (2.08%) Twitter