The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 Yorkshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zend
Rank 113 109 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.22% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £294 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% +23.68%
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 - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £28.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -12.30%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
964 985 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.13% 46.79% 47.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 491 602
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 78 89
Average hourly rate £13.25 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +1 5 £400 +60.00% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 3
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England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (68.49%) MVC
3 36 (49.32%) Symfony
4 29 (39.73%) MySQL
5 25 (34.25%) CodeIgniter
6 23 (31.51%) TDD
7 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 18 (24.66%) Drupal
9 17 (23.29%) HTML
9 17 (23.29%) Java
9 17 (23.29%) CSS
10 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
11 13 (17.81%) jQuery
12 12 (16.44%) OOP
13 11 (15.07%) PHP5
13 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.70%) OO
14 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.33%) Magento
16 8 (10.96%) LAMP
17 7 (9.59%) Zend Framework
17 7 (9.59%) Apache
17 7 (9.59%) HTML5
18 6 (8.22%) SOAP
18 6 (8.22%) Web Services
19 5 (6.85%) Internet
19 5 (6.85%) SugarCRM
19 5 (6.85%) Moodle
19 5 (6.85%) CSS3
20 4 (5.48%) Web Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (24.66%) Drupal
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) SugarCRM
3 5 (6.85%) Moodle
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (95.89%) Developer
2 64 (87.67%) PHP Developer
3 30 (41.10%) Web Developer
4 25 (34.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 20 (27.40%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (12.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 9 (12.33%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Front-End Web Developer
9 2 (2.74%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.37%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) Symfony
2 25 (34.25%) CodeIgniter
3 17 (23.29%) HTML
3 17 (23.29%) CSS
4 13 (17.81%) jQuery
5 8 (10.96%) LAMP
6 7 (9.59%) Zend Framework
6 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) SOAP
7 6 (8.22%) Web Services
8 5 (6.85%) CSS3
9 3 (4.11%) REST
10 2 (2.74%) XML
10 2 (2.74%) Laravel
10 2 (2.74%) Sass
11 1 (1.37%) LESS
11 1 (1.37%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (68.49%) MVC
2 23 (31.51%) TDD
3 15 (20.55%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.44%) OOP
5 10 (13.70%) OO
5 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.48%) Web Development
7 2 (2.74%) BDD
8 1 (1.37%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 17 (23.29%) Java
4 11 (15.07%) PHP5
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.37%) Google
1 1 (1.37%) Facebook
1 1 (1.37%) Twitter