The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 32 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.97% - 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
Zend
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
105 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 50.97% 41.41% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 30 18
Average daily rate £395 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.03 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £24.50 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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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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
Lichfield - - - - 2
Zend
West Midlands

Zend
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat