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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Zend
Rank 138 62 117
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +55
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 67 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 2.67% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 6.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 62 1
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£325 £375 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £294
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +23.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50
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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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1241 1063 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.36% 42.32% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 661 417
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 61
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.75 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £9.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 26 May 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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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
North Yorkshire -5 3 £320 -8.57% 3
South Yorkshire -15 1 £325 -13.33% 4
West Yorkshire -75 1 £363 -3.33% 8
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (70.83%) Doctrine
3 15 (62.50%) MySQL
4 14 (58.33%) TDD
5 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (50.00%) HTML
7 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) MVC
7 11 (45.83%) LAMP
8 9 (37.50%) BDD
9 7 (29.17%) jQuery
9 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
9 7 (29.17%) OOP
9 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
10 6 (25.00%) Symfony
10 6 (25.00%) PHP5
10 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
11 5 (20.83%) XHTML
11 5 (20.83%) OO
11 5 (20.83%) XML
12 4 (16.67%) Ajax
12 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
12 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
12 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
12 4 (16.67%) Planning Poker

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 22 (91.67%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 5 (20.83%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Doctrine
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) LAMP
4 7 (29.17%) jQuery
5 6 (25.00%) Symfony
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) XHTML
7 4 (16.67%) Ajax
7 4 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (8.33%) Zend Framework
9 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
9 1 (4.17%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) TDD
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
5 7 (29.17%) OOP
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
7 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (16.67%) Planning Poker
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 1 (4.17%) System Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
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