The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 514 493 349
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -144
Contract jobs citing Zend 108 133 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.59% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 106 229
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.50
Zend
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22384 22718 22256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.95% 44.06% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13949 13688 12558
Median daily rate £410 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 739 996 998
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in England

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in England

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in England

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in England

Zend
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 40 £341 -6.50% 28
East Midlands +18 27 £415 +66.00% 9
South East +4 14 £325 -7.14% 8
East of England +9 10 £263 -12.50% 5
Yorkshire +3 6 £325 +1.56% 11
South West +3 4 £425 +21.42% 5
West Midlands -26 4 £400 -3.03% 7
North West 0 3 £325 +8.33% 9
Zend
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Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 England region with a requirement for Zend.

1 217 (97.31%) PHP
2 139 (62.33%) JavaScript
3 125 (56.05%) CSS
4 124 (55.61%) HTML
5 122 (54.71%) MySQL
6 100 (44.84%) MVC
7 87 (39.01%) Zend Framework
8 85 (38.12%) jQuery
9 84 (37.67%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (37.67%) OO
10 76 (34.08%) Git (software)
11 75 (33.63%) Symfony
12 71 (31.84%) Linux
13 59 (26.46%) Laravel
14 56 (25.11%) Web Development
15 54 (24.22%) HTML5
16 53 (23.77%) LAMP
17 52 (23.32%) Jenkins
18 49 (21.97%) TDD
19 48 (21.52%) CSS3
20 47 (21.08%) BDD
21 44 (19.73%) AngularJS
22 43 (19.28%) OO PHP
22 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (18.39%) SQL
23 41 (18.39%) Front End Development
24 35 (15.70%) E-Commerce
25 33 (14.80%) Web Services
25 33 (14.80%) Open Source
26 31 (13.90%) Elasticsearch

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 31 (13.90%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (9.87%) Apache
3 19 (8.52%) CMS
4 16 (7.17%) WordPress
5 15 (6.73%) Confluence
6 9 (4.04%) Drupal
7 8 (3.59%) nginx
8 4 (1.79%) Moodle
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.45%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (11.66%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.83%) GitHub
3 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) HTTP
2 13 (5.83%) Network Security
3 3 (1.35%) Internet
3 3 (1.35%) Skype
3 3 (1.35%) SSL
3 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) SSH
5 1 (0.45%) Extranet
5 1 (0.45%) VoIP
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (54.71%) MySQL
2 30 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.14%) CouchDB
6 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.24%) Redis
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.79%) Big Data
9 3 (1.35%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.90%) GIS
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (34.08%) Git (software)
2 52 (23.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (12.11%) Cucumber
3 27 (12.11%) Subversion
4 25 (11.21%) WebDriver
5 20 (8.97%) gulp
6 19 (8.52%) Grunt
6 19 (8.52%) JIRA
7 14 (6.28%) PHPUnit
8 13 (5.83%) Protractor
9 9 (4.04%) Vagrant
10 7 (3.14%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.69%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.69%) Mocha
12 4 (1.79%) Hudson
13 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.35%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.35%) Zend Studio
14 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.90%) PhpStorm
General
1 11 (4.93%) Finance
1 11 (4.93%) Marketing
2 5 (2.24%) Advertising
3 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Electronics
4 2 (0.90%) Games
4 2 (0.90%) Legal
4 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.90%) Publishing
4 2 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 207 (92.83%) Developer
2 147 (65.92%) PHP Developer
3 35 (15.70%) Senior Developer
4 34 (15.25%) PHP Zend Developer
5 24 (10.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (9.87%) LAMP Developer
7 21 (9.42%) MySQL Developer
7 21 (9.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 20 (8.97%) Magento Developer
9 18 (8.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 18 (8.07%) Senior PHP Developer
10 14 (6.28%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 12 (5.38%) PHP Magento Developer
12 12 (5.38%) PHP Web Developer
13 11 (4.93%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (4.93%) Linux Developer
14 9 (4.04%) E-Commerce Developer
15 8 (3.59%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (56.05%) CSS
2 124 (55.61%) HTML
3 87 (39.01%) Zend Framework
4 85 (38.12%) jQuery
5 75 (33.63%) Symfony
6 59 (26.46%) Laravel
7 54 (24.22%) HTML5
8 53 (23.77%) LAMP
9 48 (21.52%) CSS3
10 44 (19.73%) AngularJS
11 33 (14.80%) Web Services
12 27 (12.11%) Doctrine
13 26 (11.66%) Behat
13 26 (11.66%) RESTful
14 21 (9.42%) XML
15 18 (8.07%) LESS
15 18 (8.07%) React
16 16 (7.17%) SOAP
17 15 (6.73%) Sass
17 15 (6.73%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.21%) User Experience
2 14 (6.28%) Digital Media
3 8 (3.59%) e-Learning
3 8 (3.59%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.24%) iPad
4 5 (2.24%) Social Media
5 4 (1.79%) VLE
5 4 (1.79%) W3C
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.35%) Fintech
6 3 (1.35%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.35%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.84%) Linux
2 9 (4.04%) Mac OS X
2 9 (4.04%) Unix
3 8 (3.59%) CentOS
4 2 (0.90%) Android
4 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.84%) MVC
2 84 (37.67%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.67%) OO
3 56 (25.11%) Web Development
4 49 (21.97%) TDD
5 47 (21.08%) BDD
6 43 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (19.28%) OO PHP
7 41 (18.39%) Front End Development
8 35 (15.70%) E-Commerce
9 33 (14.80%) Open Source
10 28 (12.56%) OOP
11 23 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.62%) Case Management
12 17 (7.62%) CRM
13 14 (6.28%) Unit Testing
14 13 (5.83%) ERP
15 12 (5.38%) DevOps
15 12 (5.38%) Scrum
16 11 (4.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (97.31%) PHP
2 139 (62.33%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.39%) SQL
4 27 (12.11%) PHP 5
5 19 (8.52%) Java
6 13 (5.83%) Python
7 8 (3.59%) Ruby
8 5 (2.24%) C#
9 2 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) ES6
10 1 (0.45%) Go
10 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.90%) Degree
5 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) WAI
2 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (11.66%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) Firmware
2 2 (0.90%) Varnish
3 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (4.48%) Puppet
2 9 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.69%) Ansible
4 4 (1.79%) Nagios
4 4 (1.79%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.35%) Grafana
5 3 (1.35%) Kibana
5 3 (1.35%) logstash
5 3 (1.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.45%) Cacti
6 1 (0.45%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (6.73%) Oracle
2 4 (1.79%) RedDot
2 4 (1.79%) VMware
3 3 (1.35%) Rackspace
4 2 (0.90%) ESRI
4 2 (0.90%) New Relic
4 2 (0.90%) Omniture
4 2 (0.90%) SAP
4 2 (0.90%) Sencha
5 1 (0.45%) Dell
5 1 (0.45%) Google
5 1 (0.45%) HP
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.45%) Sage
5 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.45%) Samsung
5 1 (0.45%) Siebel
5 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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