The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 102 59 77
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +18
Contract jobs citing Zend 10 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 2.40% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 5.89% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
789 696 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.33% 40.80% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 420 228
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.18 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.56 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.08 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Leeds -37 10 £400 +14.28% 5
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Yorkshire

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (89.47%) Doctrine
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) TDD
6 10 (52.63%) MySQL
7 7 (36.84%) LAMP
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) Symfony
8 6 (31.58%) PHP5
8 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) OOP
8 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (31.58%) PHPUnit
9 5 (26.32%) BDD
9 5 (26.32%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (21.05%) XML
10 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
10 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
10 4 (21.05%) Planning Poker
10 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (15.79%) Marketing
11 3 (15.79%) OO
12 2 (10.53%) Apache
12 2 (10.53%) jQuery
12 2 (10.53%) Zend Framework

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Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
1 17 (89.47%) PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior PHP Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 5 (26.32%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Doctrine
2 7 (36.84%) LAMP
2 7 (36.84%) Symfony
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (21.05%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) Zend Framework
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) HTML5
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 13 (68.42%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) BDD
7 4 (21.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (21.05%) Planning Poker
7 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
8 3 (15.79%) OO
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) OO PHP
9 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (31.58%) PHP5
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Vagrant