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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 95 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Contract jobs citing Zend 49 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.46% 1.12% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 2.68% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £369 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
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
1415 934 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.21% 41.68% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 549 661
Average daily rate £375 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 102
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £31.02 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +14 48 £400 +18.51% 6
Gloucestershire -21 1 - - 2
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) PHP
2 96 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (64.66%) JavaScript
4 72 (62.07%) HTML
5 70 (60.34%) MySQL
6 66 (56.90%) HTML5
7 65 (56.03%) jQuery
8 64 (55.17%) Linux
9 63 (54.31%) Zend Framework
9 63 (54.31%) PHPUnit
10 61 (52.59%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (51.72%) CentOS
12 58 (50.00%) Apache
13 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
14 43 (37.07%) Software Engineering
15 32 (27.59%) Automated Testing
15 32 (27.59%) Refactoring
15 32 (27.59%) Mentoring
16 30 (25.86%) Symfony
17 29 (25.00%) MVC
18 27 (23.28%) Finance
19 23 (19.83%) Unit Testing
20 17 (14.66%) Java
21 16 (13.79%) CSS
21 16 (13.79%) PHP5
22 13 (11.21%) TDD
23 12 (10.34%) SQL
24 11 (9.48%) Scrum
25 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
25 9 (7.76%) CSS3

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 58 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (3.45%) Drupal
3 3 (2.59%) WordPress
3 3 (2.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (1.72%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.86%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Shopify
1 4 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (60.34%) MySQL
2 6 (5.17%) Hazelcast
3 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (54.31%) PHPUnit
2 44 (37.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.59%) JIRA
4 3 (2.59%) Selenium
5 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.86%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.86%) Behat
General
1 27 (23.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 102 (87.93%) Developer
2 95 (81.90%) PHP Developer
3 32 (27.59%) PHP Zend Developer
4 22 (18.97%) Senior PHP Developer
4 22 (18.97%) Senior Developer
5 21 (18.10%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Designer
7 6 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.59%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.59%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Lead PHP Developer
9 3 (2.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 3 (2.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.59%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 1 (0.86%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 1 (0.86%) Architect
10 1 (0.86%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (62.07%) HTML
2 66 (56.90%) HTML5
3 65 (56.03%) jQuery
4 63 (54.31%) Zend Framework
5 30 (25.86%) Symfony
6 16 (13.79%) CSS
7 9 (7.76%) CSS3
8 7 (6.03%) LAMP
8 7 (6.03%) CakePHP
9 6 (5.17%) RESTful
9 6 (5.17%) Sass
9 6 (5.17%) LESS
9 6 (5.17%) CodeIgniter
9 6 (5.17%) Spring
10 5 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.45%) .NET
11 4 (3.45%) Web Services
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.59%) Java EE
12 3 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Open Source
2 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.17%) Linux
2 60 (51.72%) CentOS
3 3 (2.59%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.59%) Fedora
4 2 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (52.59%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (37.07%) Software Engineering
4 32 (27.59%) Automated Testing
4 32 (27.59%) Refactoring
4 32 (27.59%) Mentoring
5 29 (25.00%) MVC
6 23 (19.83%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.21%) TDD
8 11 (9.48%) Scrum
9 8 (6.90%) OO
10 6 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.17%) OO PHP
11 4 (3.45%) OOP
12 3 (2.59%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.59%) Migration
13 2 (1.72%) Web Development
14 1 (0.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (0.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) PHP
2 75 (64.66%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.66%) Java
4 16 (13.79%) PHP5
5 12 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
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