The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend Framework
Rank 491 514 472
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 105 68 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 98
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15445 15232 15833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9999 9783 9533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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
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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
England +18 102 £375 +11.11% 29
London +41 64 £363 +3.57% 8
South West -9 24 £388 +35.96% 6
Bristol - 20 £400 - 4
City of London +27 10 £408 +4.48% 2
South East +2 8 £400 +23.07% 5
Surrey +2 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £273 - 2
Leicestershire - 3 £273 - 2
Kent - 2 £225 -
Hammersmith - 2 £450 -
Reading +10 1 £400 -
Berkshire +9 1 £400 +23.07%
East of England -20 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Scotland - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Basingstoke - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Goole - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 181 (98.91%) Zend
2 178 (97.27%) PHP
3 122 (66.67%) MySQL
4 112 (61.20%) HTML
5 107 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (55.74%) JavaScript
7 95 (51.91%) jQuery
8 69 (37.70%) Linux
9 68 (37.16%) CSS
10 65 (35.52%) PHPUnit
11 64 (34.97%) HTML5
12 60 (32.79%) Apache
13 54 (29.51%) PHP5
14 53 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (24.04%) OO
16 40 (21.86%) CentOS
17 37 (20.22%) MVC
18 36 (19.67%) Git (software)
19 33 (18.03%) Software Engineering
20 31 (16.94%) OOP
21 30 (16.39%) Web Services
22 28 (15.30%) TDD
23 25 (13.66%) Java
24 21 (11.48%) Web Development
24 21 (11.48%) BDD
24 21 (11.48%) Symfony
25 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
26 19 (10.38%) Magento
26 19 (10.38%) RESTful
27 17 (9.29%) Unit Testing

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 60 (32.79%) Apache
2 12 (6.56%) Drupal
3 10 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.46%) CMS
3 10 (5.46%) WordPress
3 10 (5.46%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.73%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.09%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (1.09%) Node.js
5 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.55%) nginx
6 1 (0.55%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 19 (10.38%) Magento
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Zen Cart
3 1 (0.55%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) GitHub
2 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) VoIP
2 5 (2.73%) HTTP
2 5 (2.73%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (2.19%) PBX
3 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.19%) SSH
4 3 (1.64%) Internet
5 2 (1.09%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) SAN
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.55%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (66.67%) MySQL
2 14 (7.65%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.46%) Redis
5 9 (4.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Big Data
8 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 65 (35.52%) PHPUnit
2 36 (19.67%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.93%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.74%) Subversion
5 9 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.92%) Selenium
6 8 (4.37%) JUnit
6 8 (4.37%) Maven
7 7 (3.83%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.73%) JIRA
9 4 (2.19%) Hudson
10 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.55%) Grunt
11 1 (0.55%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.55%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.55%) Redmine
11 1 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.55%) Behat
11 1 (0.55%) DbUnit
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 8 (4.37%) Games
2 8 (4.37%) Marketing
3 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.19%) German Language
5 2 (1.09%) Automotive
5 2 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) French Language
6 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (92.90%) Developer
2 138 (75.41%) PHP Developer
3 31 (16.94%) Web Developer
3 31 (16.94%) PHP Zend Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.20%) PHP Web Developer
5 15 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.20%) Designer
6 14 (7.65%) Senior PHP Developer
7 11 (6.01%) Magento Developer
8 9 (4.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Architect
9 7 (3.83%) Web Applications Developer
9 7 (3.83%) Applications Developer
9 7 (3.83%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.73%) LAMP Developer
12 4 (2.19%) Senior Architect
13 3 (1.64%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (61.20%) HTML
2 95 (51.91%) jQuery
3 68 (37.16%) CSS
4 64 (34.97%) HTML5
5 30 (16.39%) Web Services
6 21 (11.48%) Symfony
7 19 (10.38%) RESTful
8 15 (8.20%) JSON
9 14 (7.65%) LAMP
10 12 (6.56%) CSS3
11 11 (6.01%) Spring
12 10 (5.46%) Java EE
13 9 (4.92%) CakePHP
13 9 (4.92%) REST
14 8 (4.37%) .NET
14 8 (4.37%) JDBC
15 7 (3.83%) XML
16 6 (3.28%) Memcached
16 6 (3.28%) SOAP
16 6 (3.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.74%) Open Source
2 5 (2.73%) Replication
3 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.09%) User Experience
3 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.09%) DTV
3 2 (1.09%) W3C
3 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.55%) Clustering
4 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 69 (37.70%) Linux
2 40 (21.86%) CentOS
3 11 (6.01%) UNIX
4 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.64%) Debian
5 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Fedora
6 1 (0.55%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Android
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (58.47%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (24.04%) OO
4 37 (20.22%) MVC
5 33 (18.03%) Software Engineering
6 31 (16.94%) OOP
7 28 (15.30%) TDD
8 21 (11.48%) Web Development
8 21 (11.48%) BDD
9 17 (9.29%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.74%) Refactoring
10 16 (8.74%) Automated Testing
11 15 (8.20%) OO PHP
11 15 (8.20%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.65%) E-Commerce
12 14 (7.65%) Scrum
13 5 (2.73%) SOA
14 4 (2.19%) Usability Testing
14 4 (2.19%) OOD
15 3 (1.64%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 178 (97.27%) PHP
2 102 (55.74%) JavaScript
3 54 (29.51%) PHP5
4 25 (13.66%) Java
5 16 (8.74%) SQL
6 7 (3.83%) C
7 4 (2.19%) Scala
7 4 (2.19%) Golang
7 4 (2.19%) C++
7 4 (2.19%) Python
8 3 (1.64%) Perl
8 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.28%) Degree
2 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) HND
3 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Samba
1 1 (0.55%) NFS
1 1 (0.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Puppet
1 2 (1.09%) Capistrano
1 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 181 (98.91%) Zend
2 6 (3.28%) Twitter
3 5 (2.73%) SAP
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle
3 5 (2.73%) Facebook
4 4 (2.19%) Google
5 3 (1.64%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.55%) Siebel
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
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