The first table below looks at the demand for Zend Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend Framework
Rank 487 503 440
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -63
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 101 53 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.42% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 37 97
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £358 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

Zend Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Zend Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK.

Zend Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Zend Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Zend Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK.

Zend Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
England +5 92 £335 +11.66% 40
London -30 33 £375 +20.00% 16
Bristol +14 30 £335 +7.20% 2
South West +4 30 £335 +7.20% 5
South East -14 9 £300 -11.11% 6
East Midlands -5 8 £278 +6.73% 4
Leicestershire -9 7 £255 +13.33% 3
City of London -9 7 £388 +19.23% 4
Scotland -10 7 £375 - 2
Glasgow - 7 £375 - 2
Manchester -7 5 £375 +25.00% 1
North West -20 5 £375 +25.00% 3
Hampshire 0 4 £300 -7.69% 4
Yorkshire -5 4 £356 +97.91% 3
West Yorkshire -20 4 £356 +97.91% 2
Southampton - 4 £300 -
Leeds -14 3 £356 +97.91% 2
Leicester -14 2 £300 +33.33%
Berkshire -14 2 £338 -3.57%
East of England -30 2 - -
Clapham - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Zend Framework 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 Framework.

1 149 (98.68%) Zend
2 146 (96.69%) PHP
3 103 (68.21%) HTML
4 100 (66.23%) CSS
5 82 (54.30%) JavaScript
6 74 (49.01%) MySQL
7 73 (48.34%) OO
8 72 (47.68%) jQuery
9 56 (37.09%) PHP5
10 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (33.11%) HTML5
11 40 (26.49%) MVC
12 39 (25.83%) OOP
13 36 (23.84%) Scrum
14 33 (21.85%) CSS3
15 32 (21.19%) TDD
16 31 (20.53%) Subversion
17 30 (19.87%) Software Engineering
18 29 (19.21%) Apache
19 23 (15.23%) OO PHP
20 21 (13.91%) Git (software)
20 21 (13.91%) Web Development
21 20 (13.25%) Linux
21 20 (13.25%) Web Services
21 20 (13.25%) Ajax
21 20 (13.25%) Magento
22 18 (11.92%) PHPUnit
23 16 (10.60%) LAMP
23 16 (10.60%) E-Commerce
24 15 (9.93%) SQL

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Zend Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (19.21%) Apache
2 15 (9.93%) Node.js
3 8 (5.30%) CMS
4 5 (3.31%) WordPress
4 5 (3.31%) nginx
5 3 (1.99%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.99%) Drupal
6 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.66%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.66%) Moodle
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.99%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
3 2 (1.32%) Extranet
4 1 (0.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (49.01%) MySQL
2 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) Redis
3 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (20.53%) Subversion
2 21 (13.91%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.92%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.30%) FitNesse
4 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.65%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.65%) Selenium
5 4 (2.65%) Hudson
6 3 (1.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.99%) Behat
6 3 (1.99%) QUnit
6 3 (1.99%) Mocha
6 3 (1.99%) Sublime Text
7 2 (1.32%) PhpStorm
7 2 (1.32%) Grunt
7 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.66%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 10 (6.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.31%) Games
3 4 (2.65%) Marketing
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
4 3 (1.99%) Finance
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 139 (92.05%) Developer
2 96 (63.58%) PHP Developer
3 34 (22.52%) Web Developer
4 25 (16.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 21 (13.91%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (7.28%) PHP Zend Developer
8 9 (5.96%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (4.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.97%) UI Programmer
10 6 (3.97%) UI Developer
11 4 (2.65%) LAMP Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Drupal Developer
12 3 (1.99%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Tester
12 3 (1.99%) Lead Developer
12 3 (1.99%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (68.21%) HTML
2 100 (66.23%) CSS
3 72 (47.68%) jQuery
4 50 (33.11%) HTML5
5 33 (21.85%) CSS3
6 20 (13.25%) Ajax
6 20 (13.25%) Web Services
7 16 (10.60%) LAMP
8 14 (9.27%) XML
9 13 (8.61%) JSON
10 9 (5.96%) Symfony
11 8 (5.30%) XHTML
12 7 (4.64%) Sass
13 6 (3.97%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.97%) Backbone.js
14 5 (3.31%) REST
15 4 (2.65%) Ext JS
15 4 (2.65%) RESTful
15 4 (2.65%) Smarty
15 4 (2.65%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Open Source
2 12 (7.95%) Digital Media
3 7 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.31%) Replication
5 4 (2.65%) IPTV
5 4 (2.65%) Social Network
6 2 (1.32%) BBC
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.66%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) W3C
7 1 (0.66%) DTV
7 1 (0.66%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.25%) Linux
2 10 (6.62%) CentOS
3 5 (3.31%) UNIX
4 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.99%) Debian
5 1 (0.66%) Fedora
5 1 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.34%) OO
2 50 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.49%) MVC
4 39 (25.83%) OOP
5 36 (23.84%) Scrum
6 32 (21.19%) TDD
7 30 (19.87%) Software Engineering
8 23 (15.23%) OO PHP
9 21 (13.91%) Web Development
10 16 (10.60%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.95%) BDD
12 10 (6.62%) Refactoring
13 7 (4.64%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.64%) SOA
13 7 (4.64%) Time Management
14 6 (3.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (3.97%) OOD
14 6 (3.97%) Migration
14 6 (3.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (96.69%) PHP
2 82 (54.30%) JavaScript
3 56 (37.09%) PHP5
4 15 (9.93%) SQL
5 9 (5.96%) Java
6 5 (3.31%) Ruby
7 4 (2.65%) Python
7 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.32%) C
8 2 (1.32%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) PHP4
9 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.66%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 149 (98.68%) Zend
2 4 (2.65%) Sencha
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle
2 4 (2.65%) SAP
3 3 (1.99%) JD Edwards
3 3 (1.99%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.66%) Twitter
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