The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 22 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.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 316 308 356
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +48
Contract jobs citing Zend 338 299 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.22% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 222 173
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% -36.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26439 24591 27314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.74% 46.58% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14927 13785 13902
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1177 1101 1383
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Zend
Daily Rate Trend

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Zend
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -3 332 £365 +12.30% 163
London +14 204 £363 +3.57% 63
South West -9 50 £375 +66.66% 17
Bristol +22 42 £375 -6.25% 9
City of London +26 36 £360 -0.68% 15
South East -9 28 £350 -3.44% 25
West Midlands +5 21 £375 +36.36% 10
Birmingham +4 16 £375 +36.36% 2
East Midlands +3 12 £300 +4.34% 12
Hampshire -7 10 £363 +98.63% 6
Surrey +8 9 £400 +10.34% 7
North West -6 9 £238 -20.83% 17
Berkshire -5 7 £325 -13.33% 1
Basingstoke +17 6 £325 +51.16%
Reading +13 6 £330 -13.72% 1
Manchester -9 6 £238 -20.83% 12
Gloucestershire -23 6 £300 +50.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 5 £325 +8.33% 7
Leicestershire +9 5 £300 - 4
East of England -32 5 £350 +29.62%
Worcestershire - 5 £145 - 5
Nottingham +9 4 £295 -1.66% 7
Cheshire +4 3 £293 -2.50% 2
Gloucester -12 3 £300 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire -25 3 £365 -2.66%
Lincolnshire +7 2 £300 +9.09%
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £344 +27.31%
Newbury 0 2 £363 +68.60%
Dorking -2 2 £375 +3.44% 2
Kent -2 2 £225 -

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 628 (97.82%) PHP
2 350 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (50.78%) MySQL
4 317 (49.38%) HTML
5 302 (47.04%) JavaScript
6 272 (42.37%) CSS
7 266 (41.43%) MVC
8 231 (35.98%) Symfony
9 196 (30.53%) jQuery
10 180 (28.04%) Zend Framework
11 170 (26.48%) OO
12 153 (23.83%) TDD
13 147 (22.90%) Linux
14 139 (21.65%) HTML5
15 132 (20.56%) Git (software)
16 131 (20.40%) PHP5
17 108 (16.82%) CodeIgniter
17 108 (16.82%) Apache
18 96 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
19 94 (14.64%) Java
19 94 (14.64%) OO PHP
20 93 (14.49%) PHPUnit
21 87 (13.55%) LAMP
22 85 (13.24%) OOP
23 80 (12.46%) E-Commerce
24 72 (11.21%) Unit Testing
25 71 (11.06%) CSS3
26 65 (10.12%) Scrum
27 64 (9.97%) BDD
28 62 (9.66%) Drupal

Zend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 108 (16.82%) Apache
2 62 (9.66%) Drupal
3 37 (5.76%) WordPress
4 30 (4.67%) CMS
5 17 (2.65%) Apache Solr
6 15 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.02%) Node.js
8 12 (1.87%) Joomla!
9 7 (1.09%) Moodle
10 6 (0.93%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.62%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.16%) InDesign
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 48 (7.48%) Magento
2 5 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.62%) Shopify
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.16%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.71%) GitHub
3 6 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.18%) Internet
2 9 (1.40%) HTTP
3 6 (0.93%) VoIP
4 5 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (0.62%) SSH
5 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.62%) PBX
6 2 (0.31%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) RFID
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) NFC
7 1 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (50.78%) MySQL
2 32 (4.98%) NoSQL
3 31 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.58%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.02%) Redis
6 9 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.93%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.47%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.16%) SQLite
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.16%) Riak
11 1 (0.16%) Big Data
11 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 132 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 93 (14.49%) PHPUnit
3 60 (9.35%) Jenkins
4 59 (9.19%) Subversion
5 24 (3.74%) JIRA
5 24 (3.74%) Selenium
6 21 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.65%) Behat
7 17 (2.65%) Mercurial
8 11 (1.71%) Hudson
9 8 (1.25%) Redmine
9 8 (1.25%) Maven
9 8 (1.25%) JUnit
9 8 (1.25%) FogBugz
9 8 (1.25%) Trac
10 2 (0.31%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.31%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.31%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.16%) Mocha
General
1 43 (6.70%) Finance
2 25 (3.89%) Marketing
3 12 (1.87%) Games
4 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.25%) Retail
6 7 (1.09%) Banking
7 6 (0.93%) Advertising
7 6 (0.93%) Back Office
8 5 (0.78%) Publishing
8 5 (0.78%) Billing
9 3 (0.47%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 598 (93.15%) Developer
2 465 (72.43%) PHP Developer
3 98 (15.26%) PHP Zend Developer
4 93 (14.49%) Web Developer
5 79 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 65 (10.12%) Senior PHP Developer
7 51 (7.94%) PHP Web Developer
8 38 (5.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 33 (5.14%) Front-End Developer
10 30 (4.67%) Magento Developer
11 27 (4.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 22 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.12%) Designer
13 20 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (2.80%) Architect
15 17 (2.65%) Java Developer
15 17 (2.65%) LAMP Developer
16 16 (2.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
17 15 (2.34%) Drupal Developer
18 12 (1.87%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (49.38%) HTML
2 272 (42.37%) CSS
3 231 (35.98%) Symfony
4 196 (30.53%) jQuery
5 180 (28.04%) Zend Framework
6 139 (21.65%) HTML5
7 108 (16.82%) CodeIgniter
8 87 (13.55%) LAMP
9 71 (11.06%) CSS3
10 58 (9.03%) Laravel
10 58 (9.03%) Web Services
11 46 (7.17%) RESTful
12 43 (6.70%) Ajax
12 43 (6.70%) AngularJS
13 41 (6.39%) CakePHP
14 36 (5.61%) Backbone.js
15 32 (4.98%) Yii
16 29 (4.52%) JSON
17 26 (4.05%) XML
18 22 (3.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.26%) Open Source
2 17 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.71%) User Experience
5 8 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.09%) Social Media
7 6 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (0.78%) Replication
9 4 (0.62%) W3C
10 2 (0.31%) DTV
10 2 (0.31%) AS400
10 2 (0.31%) BBC
10 2 (0.31%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.31%) Blog
11 1 (0.16%) Social Network
11 1 (0.16%) Online Games
11 1 (0.16%) FMCG
11 1 (0.16%) iPhone
11 1 (0.16%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 147 (22.90%) Linux
2 44 (6.85%) CentOS
3 34 (5.30%) UNIX
4 12 (1.87%) Windows
5 9 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.93%) Debian
7 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.78%) Android
8 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.62%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (41.43%) MVC
3 170 (26.48%) OO
4 153 (23.83%) TDD
5 96 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (14.64%) OO PHP
7 85 (13.24%) OOP
8 80 (12.46%) E-Commerce
9 72 (11.21%) Unit Testing
10 65 (10.12%) Scrum
11 64 (9.97%) BDD
12 60 (9.35%) Software Engineering
13 50 (7.79%) Web Development
14 39 (6.07%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.74%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (3.43%) Refactoring
17 20 (3.12%) Automated Testing
18 17 (2.65%) Project Management
19 12 (1.87%) SOA
20 10 (1.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 628 (97.82%) PHP
2 302 (47.04%) JavaScript
3 131 (20.40%) PHP5
4 94 (14.64%) Java
5 48 (7.48%) SQL
6 29 (4.52%) Python
7 16 (2.49%) Perl
7 16 (2.49%) Ruby
8 14 (2.18%) C
9 10 (1.56%) C++
10 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.09%) Scala
12 6 (0.93%) Golang
13 4 (0.62%) PHP4
13 4 (0.62%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.31%) RPG
14 2 (0.31%) RPG IV
15 1 (0.16%) XPath
15 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (4.21%) Degree
2 15 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.47%) MySQL Certification
5 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (0.78%) Varnish
2 1 (0.16%) KVM
2 1 (0.16%) NFS
2 1 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (0.93%) Capistrano
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.16%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (2.65%) Facebook
2 16 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (2.18%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.02%) Oracle
5 10 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.25%) Google
7 7 (1.09%) Twitter
8 5 (0.78%) SAP
9 3 (0.47%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.31%) Akamai
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe
11 1 (0.16%) HP
11 1 (0.16%) Intel
11 1 (0.16%) JBoss
11 1 (0.16%) Siebel
11 1 (0.16%) IBM
11 1 (0.16%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.16%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.16%) ExactTarget
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