The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 109 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£375 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1191 984 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.05% 47.17% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 494 455
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 83 100
Average hourly rate £16.63 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the West Midlands region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Birmingham -3 7 £375 +25.00%
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (95.45%) MySQL
3 17 (77.27%) Symfony
4 16 (72.73%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) HTML
4 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
5 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
6 14 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (63.64%) Backbone.js
6 14 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (63.64%) Ember.js
7 6 (27.27%) Yii
7 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 6 (27.27%) LAMP
8 5 (22.73%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) Apache
8 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) CSS3
10 1 (4.55%) Sass
10 1 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (4.55%) Magento
10 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.55%) XHTML
10 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 5 (22.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 5 (22.73%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Junior PHP Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Symfony
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
4 14 (63.64%) Backbone.js
4 14 (63.64%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (63.64%) Ember.js
5 6 (27.27%) Yii
5 6 (27.27%) LAMP
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) Sass
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) XHTML
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript