The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 29 52 33
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing Zend 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.22% 0.24% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 0.56% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £381
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -16.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 177 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.32% 41.75% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 120 125
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Zend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Zend
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Zend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Zend.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) LAMP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SOLID
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) TDD

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (81.82%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) LAMP
3 6 (54.55%) Sass
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript