The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 92 95 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +37
Contract jobs citing Zend 56 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.93% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 2.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 19 4
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£375 £225 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £285 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1391 924 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.41% 40.88% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 577 639
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 81 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the South West region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
Bristol +22 49 £400 - 7
Gloucestershire -25 6 £300 +50.00% 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 136 (100.00%) PHP
2 111 (81.62%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 63 (46.32%) HTML
5 61 (44.85%) Zend Framework
6 57 (41.91%) MySQL
7 55 (40.44%) Linux
7 55 (40.44%) jQuery
8 53 (38.97%) HTML5
9 51 (37.50%) PHPUnit
10 50 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (35.29%) MVC
12 46 (33.82%) CentOS
13 44 (32.35%) Apache
14 42 (30.88%) Symfony
15 35 (25.74%) Software Engineering
16 32 (23.53%) Unit Testing
17 29 (21.32%) Git (software)
18 23 (16.91%) Mentoring
19 21 (15.44%) PHP5
19 21 (15.44%) Refactoring
19 21 (15.44%) Automated Testing
20 20 (14.71%) CSS
21 16 (11.76%) Finance
22 13 (9.56%) Java
22 13 (9.56%) TDD
23 12 (8.82%) Scrum
23 12 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
24 11 (8.09%) OO
25 10 (7.35%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 44 (32.35%) Apache
2 8 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.47%) WordPress
3 2 (1.47%) ExpressionEngine
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Shopify
1 4 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.91%) MySQL
2 7 (5.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.41%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 51 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 29 (21.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.21%) Selenium
5 2 (1.47%) JIRA
5 2 (1.47%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) Behat
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Electronics
2 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 127 (93.38%) Developer
2 119 (87.50%) PHP Developer
3 32 (23.53%) Senior PHP Developer
3 32 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 32 (23.53%) PHP Zend Developer
4 18 (13.24%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Designer
6 9 (6.62%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Architect
11 3 (2.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 3 (2.21%) LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Software Architect
12 2 (1.47%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (1.47%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 2 (1.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (46.32%) HTML
2 61 (44.85%) Zend Framework
3 55 (40.44%) jQuery
4 53 (38.97%) HTML5
5 42 (30.88%) Symfony
6 20 (14.71%) CSS
7 12 (8.82%) CodeIgniter
8 10 (7.35%) CSS3
9 7 (5.15%) CakePHP
9 7 (5.15%) Sass
9 7 (5.15%) LESS
9 7 (5.15%) Spring
10 6 (4.41%) RESTful
11 5 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (3.68%) LAMP
12 4 (2.94%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.94%) Web Services
12 4 (2.94%) .NET
13 3 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (2.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Open Source
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.74%) DTV
3 1 (0.74%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.44%) Linux
2 46 (33.82%) CentOS
3 4 (2.94%) Fedora
4 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (81.62%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (35.29%) MVC
4 35 (25.74%) Software Engineering
5 32 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 23 (16.91%) Mentoring
7 21 (15.44%) Refactoring
7 21 (15.44%) Automated Testing
8 13 (9.56%) TDD
9 12 (8.82%) Scrum
10 11 (8.09%) OO
11 6 (4.41%) OOP
11 6 (4.41%) OO PHP
11 6 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (2.21%) Migration
13 2 (1.47%) Pair Programming
13 2 (1.47%) Web Development
14 1 (0.74%) BDD
14 1 (0.74%) Network Management
14 1 (0.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) PHP
2 64 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.44%) PHP5
4 13 (9.56%) Java
5 8 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
2 1 (0.74%) SAP
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