The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 41 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.25% 1.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £290
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
239 200 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.79% 40.73% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 115 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £11.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.60 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £75.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the South Wales region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Cardiff +2 6 £350 -30.00% 4
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
4 1 (14.29%) Django
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Mason
4 1 (14.29%) Android

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Zend Framework
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) CPAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
2 1 (14.29%) Django
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Mason
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP