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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 135 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +22
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 2.46% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 6.08% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 70 25
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£363 £375 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.86% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
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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
1282 1233 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.42% 40.51% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 780 530
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 67
Average hourly rate £20.55 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.44% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 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
Bristol -56 5 £375 - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) MySQL
4 19 (65.52%) Doctrine
5 18 (62.07%) HTML
5 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
6 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
7 15 (51.72%) HTML5
8 14 (48.28%) jQuery
9 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (44.83%) CentOS
9 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
9 13 (44.83%) Linux
9 13 (44.83%) Apache
9 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
10 12 (41.38%) Finance
11 10 (34.48%) MVC
11 10 (34.48%) PHPUnit
11 10 (34.48%) Refactoring
11 10 (34.48%) Symfony
11 10 (34.48%) Zend Framework
11 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
12 7 (24.14%) CSS
12 7 (24.14%) Laravel
13 5 (17.24%) PHP5
14 4 (13.79%) CakePHP
14 4 (13.79%) CSS3
15 3 (10.34%) Ruby
15 3 (10.34%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 10 (34.48%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
1 20 (68.97%) PHP Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (10.34%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Doctrine
2 18 (62.07%) HTML
3 15 (51.72%) HTML5
4 14 (48.28%) jQuery
5 10 (34.48%) Symfony
5 10 (34.48%) Zend Framework
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) Laravel
7 4 (13.79%) CakePHP
7 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (10.34%) LESS
9 2 (6.90%) LAMP
9 2 (6.90%) Sass
10 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
10 1 (3.45%) Yii
10 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.45%) SVG
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
1 13 (44.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
2 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
3 10 (34.48%) Refactoring
3 10 (34.48%) MVC
3 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile First
7 1 (3.45%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (62.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) PHP5
4 3 (10.34%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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