The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 65 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Zend 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
323 259 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.99% 49.24% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 145 133
Average daily rate £388 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.81% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £157 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 17 (85.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Symfony
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (30.00%) Drupal
7 5 (25.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Akka
9 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
9 3 (15.00%) Scala
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) JSON
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Spring
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) J2EE
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) MySQL
10 2 (10.00%) Kanban
10 2 (10.00%) Laravel
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 6 (30.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 13 (65.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (30.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Symfony
2 6 (30.00%) CodeIgniter
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 3 (15.00%) Akka
4 3 (15.00%) Play Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Laravel
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PHP
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared