The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £315 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £283 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £463 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
587 759 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.60% 39.51% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 388 351
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 44
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Zend.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (90.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) LAMP
3 7 (70.00%) Zend Framework
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) OOP
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) OOD
4 6 (60.00%) Web Design
4 6 (60.00%) SaaS
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Drupal
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (20.00%) Ajax
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) CMS
8 1 (10.00%) Subversion
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (60.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) SilverStripe
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) LAMP
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) Zend Framework
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Laravel
4 1 (10.00%) OAuth
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOD
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Secure Coding
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA