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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 490 345 311
Rank change year-on-year
-145 -34
Contract jobs citing Zend 138 288 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 1.17% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 234 231
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-19.86% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%

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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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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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 -132 134 £350 -6.66% 106
London -95 71 £375 +4.16% 22
South East -9 26 £350 +7.69% 16
East of England +17 18 £300 +9.09% 3
City of London -32 14 £375 +4.16% 6
Hertfordshire +6 12 £500 +36.98%
Kent +8 9 £500 +122.22%
Hemel Hempstead +7 8 £500 +36.98%
Yorkshire -17 8 £320 -20.00% 17
Dover - 8 £500 -
South West -67 7 £363 -3.33% 8
Hampshire -2 5 £350 +7.69% 8
Bristol -56 5 £375 - 1
North West -21 4 £300 -20.00% 22
Watford - 4 - -
Leicestershire +4 3 £250 -8.25% 1
Birmingham +2 3 £413 +10.00% 5
West Midlands 0 3 £413 +10.00% 9
Wales -4 3 £275 -31.25% 1
Surrey -5 3 £300 -29.41% 2
East Midlands -7 3 £250 -8.25% 8
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £225 -30.76%
Isle of Wight - 3 £250 -
South Wales - 3 £275 - 1
Monmouthshire - 3 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 5
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 4
Essex - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire -6 2 £300 -11.11% 1
Manchester -10 2 £300 -20.00% 15

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 270 (98.18%) PHP
2 179 (65.09%) MySQL
3 175 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 170 (61.82%) HTML
5 152 (55.27%) CSS
6 130 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (44.00%) MVC
8 115 (41.82%) jQuery
9 109 (39.64%) Symfony
10 87 (31.64%) OO
11 77 (28.00%) Git (software)
12 72 (26.18%) HTML5
13 71 (25.82%) TDD
14 67 (24.36%) LAMP
14 67 (24.36%) Laravel
14 67 (24.36%) OO PHP
15 59 (21.45%) Linux
16 57 (20.73%) Zend Framework
17 56 (20.36%) OOP
18 52 (18.91%) Apache
19 49 (17.82%) PHP5
20 44 (16.00%) CSS3
21 41 (14.91%) Doctrine
22 38 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
23 37 (13.45%) E-Commerce
24 35 (12.73%) Scrum
25 32 (11.64%) Subversion
25 32 (11.64%) SQL
26 28 (10.18%) MongoDB
27 27 (9.82%) Ajax

Zend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 52 (18.91%) Apache
2 17 (6.18%) Drupal
3 14 (5.09%) WordPress
4 13 (4.73%) CMS
5 12 (4.36%) Node.js
6 9 (3.27%) nginx
7 3 (1.09%) Confluence
7 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.73%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.36%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (8.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) GitHub
2 8 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.36%) AWS OpsWorks
6 1 (0.36%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.09%) Skype
3 2 (0.73%) SSL
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (65.09%) MySQL
2 28 (10.18%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.27%) Redis
5 9 (3.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.82%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.64%) Subversion
3 24 (8.73%) PHPUnit
4 16 (5.82%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.73%) Selenium
6 8 (2.91%) JIRA
7 7 (2.55%) Grunt
8 6 (2.18%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.18%) Hudson
9 4 (1.45%) Bower
9 4 (1.45%) GitLab
10 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.09%) Maven
11 2 (0.73%) Xcode
11 2 (0.73%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.73%) Redmine
11 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.73%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.73%) FogBugz
11 2 (0.73%) Trac
General
1 23 (8.36%) Finance
2 11 (4.00%) Marketing
3 8 (2.91%) Publishing
4 4 (1.45%) Advertising
4 4 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Front Office
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 251 (91.27%) Developer
2 197 (71.64%) PHP Developer
3 39 (14.18%) Senior Developer
4 36 (13.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 33 (12.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 17 (6.18%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 16 (5.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 16 (5.82%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 14 (5.09%) Magento Developer
9 12 (4.36%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
11 9 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 8 (2.91%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (2.18%) Drupal Developer
15 4 (1.45%) PHP Magento Developer
15 4 (1.45%) Applications Developer
16 3 (1.09%) Systems Developer
16 3 (1.09%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (61.82%) HTML
2 152 (55.27%) CSS
3 115 (41.82%) jQuery
4 109 (39.64%) Symfony
5 72 (26.18%) HTML5
6 67 (24.36%) LAMP
6 67 (24.36%) Laravel
7 57 (20.73%) Zend Framework
8 44 (16.00%) CSS3
9 41 (14.91%) Doctrine
10 27 (9.82%) Ajax
11 25 (9.09%) Web Services
11 25 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (8.00%) AngularJS
12 22 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
13 21 (7.64%) Yii
14 18 (6.55%) XHTML
15 17 (6.18%) Sass
16 15 (5.45%) SOAP
17 13 (4.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.73%) User Experience
2 12 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.82%) iPhone
4 5 (1.82%) Social Media
5 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.73%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.73%) Replication
5 2 (0.73%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.36%) Informatics
6 1 (0.36%) Blog
6 1 (0.36%) Online Games
6 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.36%) W3C
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.36%) DTV
6 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.45%) Linux
2 15 (5.45%) CentOS
3 9 (3.27%) UNIX
4 7 (2.55%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.82%) Windows
7 4 (1.45%) Android
8 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.00%) MVC
3 87 (31.64%) OO
4 71 (25.82%) TDD
5 67 (24.36%) OO PHP
6 56 (20.36%) OOP
7 38 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (13.45%) E-Commerce
9 35 (12.73%) Scrum
10 25 (9.09%) Open Source
11 22 (8.00%) BDD
12 21 (7.64%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.27%) Web Development
14 19 (6.91%) Refactoring
14 19 (6.91%) SOA
15 16 (5.82%) Automated Testing
15 16 (5.82%) Unit Testing
16 15 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (5.09%) Mentoring
18 10 (3.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 270 (98.18%) PHP
2 175 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 49 (17.82%) PHP5
4 32 (11.64%) SQL
5 18 (6.55%) Python
6 10 (3.64%) Ruby
7 6 (2.18%) Java
8 5 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.45%) Perl
9 4 (1.45%) C
10 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.73%) PHP4
11 2 (0.73%) C#
11 2 (0.73%) C++
12 1 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 15 (5.45%) Degree
2 14 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) COBIT
1 2 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Docker
2 2 (0.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (5.82%) Puppet
2 14 (5.09%) Vagrant
3 10 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.45%) Ansible
5 3 (1.09%) Salt
6 2 (0.73%) yum
7 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle
2 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (1.45%) Twitter
3 3 (1.09%) Google
3 3 (1.09%) Facebook
3 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.09%) WorldPay
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe
4 2 (0.73%) SAP
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.36%) VMware
5 1 (0.36%) PayPal
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