The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 74 121 129
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +8
Contract jobs citing Zend 71 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 4.77% 0.56% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 4 16
Average daily rate £350 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £269 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £339 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +182.05%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1490 1068 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 44.35% 44.74% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 608 872
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 57 126
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Zend
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +31 60 £350 +12.00% 5
Gloucestershire +9 8 £350 - 4
Wiltshire - 7 £350 - 3
Somerset -7 5 £350 - 4
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 90 (96.77%) PHP
2 52 (55.91%) MVC
3 36 (38.71%) CSS
4 35 (37.63%) HTML
5 33 (35.48%) Zend Framework
6 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
7 30 (32.26%) Symfony
8 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
9 25 (26.88%) jQuery
10 23 (24.73%) MySQL
11 21 (22.58%) PHP5
12 20 (21.51%) HTML5
13 19 (20.43%) Java
14 18 (19.35%) OO
14 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
15 15 (16.13%) Drupal
16 12 (12.90%) Digital Media
16 12 (12.90%) TDD
16 12 (12.90%) OOP
17 10 (10.75%) Node.js
17 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
18 8 (8.60%) Apache
18 8 (8.60%) OO PHP
18 8 (8.60%) FitNesse
18 8 (8.60%) CentOS
19 7 (7.53%) Open Source
19 7 (7.53%) Refactoring
19 7 (7.53%) Time Management
19 7 (7.53%) Jenkins

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (16.13%) Drupal
2 10 (10.75%) Node.js
3 8 (8.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) FTP
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.08%) Redis
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) FitNesse
2 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.38%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Grunt
5 1 (1.08%) PhpStorm
General
1 10 (10.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (91.40%) Developer
2 72 (77.42%) PHP Developer
3 32 (34.41%) Web Developer
4 26 (27.96%) PHP Web Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (11.83%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (6.45%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Front-End Web Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Developer
10 3 (3.23%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.23%) Scala Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Drupal Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.23%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.71%) CSS
2 35 (37.63%) HTML
3 33 (35.48%) Zend Framework
4 31 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
5 30 (32.26%) Symfony
6 25 (26.88%) jQuery
7 20 (21.51%) HTML5
8 6 (6.45%) CSS3
9 5 (5.38%) Yii
9 5 (5.38%) Sass
9 5 (5.38%) JSON
10 4 (4.30%) LAMP
10 4 (4.30%) RSS
10 4 (4.30%) Web Services
10 4 (4.30%) LESS
11 3 (3.23%) REST
11 3 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.23%) Akka
11 3 (3.23%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Digital Media
2 7 (7.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.15%) Replication
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) DTV
4 1 (1.08%) BBC
4 1 (1.08%) Social Media
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) CentOS
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
3 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.08%) Debian
3 1 (1.08%) Fedora
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.08%) UNIX
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) MVC
2 31 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) OO
3 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 12 (12.90%) OOP
4 12 (12.90%) TDD
5 8 (8.60%) OO PHP
6 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
6 7 (7.53%) Time Management
6 7 (7.53%) Refactoring
7 6 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) SOA
8 4 (4.30%) Web Development
8 4 (4.30%) BDD
9 2 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.15%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.15%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.08%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.08%) SEO
10 1 (1.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (96.77%) PHP
2 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.58%) PHP5
4 19 (20.43%) Java
5 3 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.08%) Google
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle
2 1 (1.08%) SAP
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