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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 130 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +27
Contract jobs citing Zend 17 78 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 2.70% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 6.24% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 75 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £340 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +30.43%
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
1175 1251 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.03% 43.36% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 820 484
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 63 55
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -44 15 £375 - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (68.75%) MySQL
4 21 (65.63%) Doctrine
5 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (62.50%) HTML
6 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
6 17 (53.13%) HTML5
7 16 (50.00%) jQuery
8 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (46.88%) CentOS
8 15 (46.88%) Linux
8 15 (46.88%) Apache
9 14 (43.75%) Zend Framework
10 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
10 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
11 12 (37.50%) PHPUnit
12 11 (34.38%) Finance
13 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
13 10 (31.25%) Refactoring
13 10 (31.25%) MVC
14 9 (28.13%) Symfony
15 7 (21.88%) TDD
15 7 (21.88%) CSS
15 7 (21.88%) PHP5
16 6 (18.75%) Laravel
17 4 (12.50%) CakePHP
17 4 (12.50%) CSS3
18 3 (9.38%) LESS
18 3 (9.38%) MongoDB

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (46.88%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (37.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
1 23 (71.88%) PHP Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (18.75%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) Doctrine
2 20 (62.50%) HTML
3 17 (53.13%) HTML5
4 16 (50.00%) jQuery
5 14 (43.75%) Zend Framework
6 9 (28.13%) Symfony
7 7 (21.88%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) Laravel
9 4 (12.50%) CakePHP
9 4 (12.50%) CSS3
10 3 (9.38%) LESS
10 3 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (6.25%) LAMP
11 2 (6.25%) Sass
12 1 (3.13%) RESTful
12 1 (3.13%) SVG
12 1 (3.13%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
1 15 (46.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (40.63%) Mentoring
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) Refactoring
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile First
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) PHP5
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
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