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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 99 95 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing Zend 48 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 1.06% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 2.55% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+24.03% +17.27%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1367 980 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.84% 41.54% 45.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 582 665
Average daily rate £375 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £479 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 78 79
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.96 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Bristol +14 46 £400 +14.28% 4
Devon - 2 - - 2
Dorset - - - - 8
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 6
Cornwall - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 86 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (82.18%) Doctrine
4 71 (70.30%) JavaScript
5 68 (67.33%) HTML
6 67 (66.34%) MySQL
7 65 (64.36%) jQuery
8 62 (61.39%) HTML5
8 62 (61.39%) Linux
9 61 (60.40%) Zend Framework
9 61 (60.40%) PHPUnit
9 61 (60.40%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (58.42%) CentOS
10 59 (58.42%) Apache
11 51 (50.50%) Git (software)
12 46 (45.54%) Software Engineering
13 38 (37.62%) Automated Testing
13 38 (37.62%) Refactoring
14 37 (36.63%) Mentoring
15 33 (32.67%) Finance
16 19 (18.81%) Java
16 19 (18.81%) Symfony
17 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
18 16 (15.84%) SQL
19 15 (14.85%) MVC
20 14 (13.86%) TDD
21 13 (12.87%) PHP5
22 9 (8.91%) CSS
22 9 (8.91%) OO
23 8 (7.92%) LAMP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 59 (58.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.97%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) WordPress
3 2 (1.98%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (1.98%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.98%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Magento
1 1 (0.99%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (66.34%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) MS Access
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (60.40%) PHPUnit
2 51 (50.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
5 1 (0.99%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Behat
5 1 (0.99%) PhpStorm
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (85.15%) Developer
2 81 (80.20%) PHP Developer
3 30 (29.70%) PHP Zend Developer
4 21 (20.79%) Software Engineer
5 19 (18.81%) Senior Developer
5 19 (18.81%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Designer
7 3 (2.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (2.97%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 2 (1.98%) Lead Developer
8 2 (1.98%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Developer
8 2 (1.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (0.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (0.99%) Junior Developer
9 1 (0.99%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (0.99%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (0.99%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 1 (0.99%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (82.18%) Doctrine
2 68 (67.33%) HTML
3 65 (64.36%) jQuery
4 62 (61.39%) HTML5
5 61 (60.40%) Zend Framework
6 19 (18.81%) Symfony
7 9 (8.91%) CSS
8 8 (7.92%) LAMP
9 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.96%) .NET
9 4 (3.96%) CodeIgniter
10 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.97%) Java EE
10 3 (2.97%) Spring
10 3 (2.97%) RESTful
10 3 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.98%) CSS3
11 2 (1.98%) XHTML
12 1 (0.99%) CakePHP
12 1 (0.99%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Open Source
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Linux
2 59 (58.42%) CentOS
3 2 (1.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (85.15%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (60.40%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (45.54%) Software Engineering
4 38 (37.62%) Refactoring
4 38 (37.62%) Automated Testing
5 37 (36.63%) Mentoring
6 17 (16.83%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.85%) MVC
8 14 (13.86%) TDD
9 9 (8.91%) OO
10 7 (6.93%) Scrum
11 5 (4.95%) OO PHP
12 3 (2.97%) OOP
12 3 (2.97%) Migration
13 2 (1.98%) ETL
13 2 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (1.98%) Pair Programming
13 2 (1.98%) Web Development
14 1 (0.99%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) PHP
2 71 (70.30%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.81%) Java
4 16 (15.84%) SQL
5 13 (12.87%) PHP5
6 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.99%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
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