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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 529 474 378
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -96
Contract jobs citing Zend 97 133 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.57% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 112 180
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -43 91 £350 -6.66% 124
London -16 42 £400 +6.66% 32
South East +23 17 £300 -14.28% 22
Yorkshire -17 9 £350 -11.11% 19
East Sussex - 8 £313 -
East Midlands -8 6 £375 +36.36% 10
Brighton - 6 £313 -
City of London +43 5 £400 +14.28% 6
Hertfordshire +8 5 - -
Watford +3 5 - -
East of England +1 5 - - 5
Surrey -5 4 £350 - 2
North West -9 4 £290 -13.10% 19
West Yorkshire -17 4 £400 - 7
South West -27 4 £400 - 8
West Midlands - 4 £235 - 6
North Yorkshire +8 3 £350 +16.66% 2
Berkshire +6 3 £300 - 1
Reading -2 3 £300 - 1
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £375 +25.00% 6
Wales -18 3 £375 - 2
Bristol -25 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Leeds -28 3 £400 - 6
Nottingham - 3 £375 - 5
Basingstoke - 3 £288 - 4
Hampshire - 3 £294 - 16
Merseyside - 2 £283 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £328 - 3
Lincolnshire - 2 £450 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £290 -

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 212 (95.93%) PHP
2 153 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 137 (61.99%) CSS
4 135 (61.09%) HTML
5 114 (51.58%) MySQL
6 80 (36.20%) jQuery
7 77 (34.84%) HTML5
8 76 (34.39%) Symfony
9 75 (33.94%) MVC
9 75 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (31.22%) Zend Framework
11 66 (29.86%) CSS3
12 64 (28.96%) Git (software)
13 59 (26.70%) OO
14 55 (24.89%) Laravel
15 52 (23.53%) Linux
16 41 (18.55%) LAMP
17 40 (18.10%) TDD
18 39 (17.65%) AngularJS
19 35 (15.84%) Web Services
20 33 (14.93%) JIRA
21 31 (14.03%) Magento
21 31 (14.03%) Sass
21 31 (14.03%) Scrum
22 30 (13.57%) E-Commerce
22 30 (13.57%) OO PHP
22 30 (13.57%) Front End Development
23 29 (13.12%) XML
23 29 (13.12%) SOAP
24 28 (12.67%) Drupal

Zend
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (12.67%) Drupal
2 24 (10.86%) Apache
2 24 (10.86%) CMS
3 19 (8.60%) WordPress
4 17 (7.69%) Confluence
5 13 (5.88%) Node.js
6 6 (2.71%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.26%) Joomla!
7 5 (2.26%) nginx
8 2 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.90%) concrete5
8 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.45%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.26%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.36%) MS Office
5 2 (0.90%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.90%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.90%) GIMP
5 2 (0.90%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (14.03%) Magento
2 3 (1.36%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.36%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.45%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.14%) GitHub
2 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.26%) MailChimp
4 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.36%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.45%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) MVNO
2 3 (1.36%) FTP
2 3 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (51.58%) MySQL
2 18 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (8.14%) Redis
3 15 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
7 8 (3.62%) CouchDB
8 6 (2.71%) Big Data
9 2 (0.90%) GIS
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) Parquet
10 1 (0.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 64 (28.96%) Git (software)
2 33 (14.93%) JIRA
3 23 (10.41%) Subversion
4 17 (7.69%) PHPUnit
5 10 (4.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.52%) Selenium
6 9 (4.07%) Mercurial
6 9 (4.07%) Vagrant
7 8 (3.62%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.71%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.71%) Grunt
8 6 (2.71%) Mocha
8 6 (2.71%) NetBeans
9 5 (2.26%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.26%) gulp
9 5 (2.26%) PhpStorm
10 4 (1.81%) Zend Studio
11 3 (1.36%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.36%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (4.98%) Advertising
1 11 (4.98%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 6 (2.71%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Games
4 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 215 (97.29%) Developer
2 144 (65.16%) PHP Developer
3 29 (13.12%) Senior Developer
4 22 (9.95%) Senior PHP Developer
4 22 (9.95%) Web Developer
5 21 (9.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 19 (8.60%) Magento Developer
6 19 (8.60%) PHP Zend Developer
7 18 (8.14%) HTML Developer
7 18 (8.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (7.24%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
10 12 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.98%) UI Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Python Developer
12 10 (4.52%) Symfony Developer
13 9 (4.07%) MySQL Developer
13 9 (4.07%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 8 (3.62%) PHP Magento Developer
14 8 (3.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (61.99%) CSS
2 135 (61.09%) HTML
3 80 (36.20%) jQuery
4 77 (34.84%) HTML5
5 76 (34.39%) Symfony
6 69 (31.22%) Zend Framework
7 66 (29.86%) CSS3
8 55 (24.89%) Laravel
9 41 (18.55%) LAMP
10 39 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 35 (15.84%) Web Services
12 31 (14.03%) Sass
13 29 (13.12%) SOAP
13 29 (13.12%) XML
14 25 (11.31%) RESTful
15 22 (9.95%) CodeIgniter
16 21 (9.50%) JSON
17 20 (9.05%) LESS
18 19 (8.60%) Doctrine
18 19 (8.60%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.67%) User Experience
2 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.71%) Fintech
3 6 (2.71%) Social Media
4 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.81%) iPhone
5 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.90%) NHS
5 2 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.45%) iPad
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Social Network
6 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.53%) Linux
2 5 (2.26%) Windows
3 4 (1.81%) Unix
4 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.36%) CentOS
5 2 (0.90%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
1 75 (33.94%) MVC
2 59 (26.70%) OO
3 40 (18.10%) TDD
4 31 (14.03%) Scrum
5 30 (13.57%) E-Commerce
5 30 (13.57%) Front End Development
5 30 (13.57%) OO PHP
6 22 (9.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (8.60%) BDD
7 19 (8.60%) OOP
8 18 (8.14%) Web Development
9 15 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.33%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.52%) Open Source
12 9 (4.07%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.62%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (3.62%) Project Management
13 8 (3.62%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 212 (95.93%) PHP
2 153 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.22%) SQL
4 21 (9.50%) PHP 5
5 17 (7.69%) Java
5 17 (7.69%) Python
6 8 (3.62%) Objective-C
7 7 (3.17%) Ruby
8 4 (1.81%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.81%) C#
9 3 (1.36%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.90%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.90%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 3 (1.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.36%) WAI
3 3 (1.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.90%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.62%) Fluentd
2 4 (1.81%) Ansible
2 4 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (2.71%) Twitter
2 5 (2.26%) Adobe
2 5 (2.26%) Oracle
2 5 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.81%) Google
4 3 (1.36%) CODA
4 3 (1.36%) Facebook
4 3 (1.36%) Siebel
4 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.90%) Omniture
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
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