The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 129 138 66
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -72
Contract jobs citing Zend 18 10 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.34% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.76% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 61
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Zend
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1138 1315 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.89% 44.93% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 815 683
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 69
Average hourly rate £12.72 £16.72 £12.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +33.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 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
West Yorkshire -2 11 £450 +20.00% 3
North Yorkshire +8 5 £350 -6.66%
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) PHP 5
2 15 (71.43%) RESTful
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) Doctrine
5 10 (47.62%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) Zend Framework
6 9 (42.86%) OO PHP
6 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 9 (42.86%) MySQL
6 9 (42.86%) OO
7 8 (38.10%) Apache
7 8 (38.10%) LAMP
7 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
8 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (33.33%) Laravel
8 7 (33.33%) React
8 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
8 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
8 7 (33.33%) CMS
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 4 (19.05%) Symfony
11 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (38.10%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Drupal
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 7 (33.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (95.24%) PHP Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Linux Developer
4 7 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
5 6 (28.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Python Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (9.52%) XML Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
9 1 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) RESTful
2 11 (52.38%) Doctrine
3 10 (47.62%) jQuery
4 9 (42.86%) Zend Framework
5 8 (38.10%) LAMP
6 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (33.33%) Laravel
6 7 (33.33%) React
6 7 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) Symfony
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 1 (4.76%) CSS3
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5
9 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (4.76%) LESS
9 1 (4.76%) REST
9 1 (4.76%) Sass
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (42.86%) OO PHP
3 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (71.43%) PHP 5
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Java