The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
England / North West
Rank 128 155 142
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Contract jobs citing Zend 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £308 £303 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -9.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -17.41%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1603 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.36% 41.99% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 874 759
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire - 6 £300 - 4
Manchester +12 2 £308 -2.38% 11
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Zend.

1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) Zend Framework
5 10 (55.56%) LAMP
6 9 (50.00%) Apache
6 9 (50.00%) OOP
7 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) OOD
8 6 (33.33%) Web Design
8 6 (33.33%) MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) RESTful
8 6 (33.33%) SaaS
9 5 (27.78%) Magento
9 5 (27.78%) jQuery
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (22.22%) Subversion
10 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (22.22%) Scrum
10 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
11 3 (16.67%) Modular Programming
11 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
11 3 (16.67%) B2B

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SilverStripe
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Magento Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Zend Framework
2 10 (55.56%) LAMP
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (11.11%) Ajax
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) Laravel
7 2 (11.11%) Symfony
8 1 (5.56%) .NET
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) OOP
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (33.33%) OOD
3 6 (33.33%) Web Design
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) B2B
6 3 (16.67%) Kanban
6 3 (16.67%) Modular Programming
6 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA