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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 142 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs citing Zend 4 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 1.05% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 2.63% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 31 26
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
Zend
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
1226 1291 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.77% 39.92% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 770 587
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (70.59%) Zend Framework
3 12 (70.59%) Doctrine
4 11 (64.71%) JIRA
5 10 (58.82%) Selenium
5 10 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (52.94%) Redis
7 8 (47.06%) Fluentd
8 6 (35.29%) HTML
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) MySQL
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
9 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) XML
10 4 (23.53%) Scrum
11 3 (17.65%) XHTML
11 3 (17.65%) LAMP
11 3 (17.65%) Ajax
11 3 (17.65%) TDD
11 3 (17.65%) PHP 5
11 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
11 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (17.65%) Behat
11 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (17.65%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (17.65%) BDD
12 2 (11.76%) Magento

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (52.94%) Redis
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
1 15 (88.24%) PHP Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Magento Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Doctrine
1 12 (70.59%) Zend Framework
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) Ajax
4 3 (17.65%) Behat
4 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
6 1 (5.88%) Symfony
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) Yii
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) AppDynamics