The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 66 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% - 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £265 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.50
Zend
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
330 359 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.53% 33.27% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 223 165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 31
Median hourly rate £16.68 £15.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.77% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Zend
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Zend.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP