The table below looks at the statistics for Zend Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend Framework
Rank 614 596 534
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -62
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 42 31 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.057% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.21% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 63
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15110 14689 14482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.00% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10708 9655 9625
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 203 177
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Zend Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Zend Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Zend Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK.

Zend Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Zend Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Zend Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK.

Zend Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Zend Framework
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
England -14 39 £400 +23.07% 10
London +3 22 £420 +29.23% 4
South East -15 6 £328 -6.42% 1
Hampshire -2 5 £325 -7.14%
East Midlands +14 3 £180 -44.61%
Yorkshire +11 3 £450 +50.00% 2
Wales - 3 £413 -
Cardiff - 3 £413 -
South Wales - 3 £413 -
City of London - 3 £420 - 1
South West -13 2 £323 -
North West - 2 £300 -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £323 -
Leicestershire - 2 £171 -
Birmingham +3 1 £250 - 3
West Midlands -12 1 £250 - 3
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Surrey - 1 £330 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Cheltenham - 1 £330 -
Gloucester - 1 £315 -
Nottingham - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -

Zend Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Zend Framework.

1 71 (100.00%) Zend
2 68 (95.77%) PHP
3 43 (60.56%) OO
4 42 (59.15%) CSS
5 41 (57.75%) HTML
6 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
7 39 (54.93%) MySQL
8 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (47.89%) jQuery
9 32 (45.07%) Git (software)
9 32 (45.07%) MVC
10 28 (39.44%) HTML5
11 26 (36.62%) SQL
12 25 (35.21%) TDD
13 22 (30.99%) LAMP
14 20 (28.17%) OO PHP
15 19 (26.76%) Linux
16 18 (25.35%) BDD
17 17 (23.94%) CSS3
17 17 (23.94%) Web Development
17 17 (23.94%) OOP
18 16 (22.54%) Web Services
19 14 (19.72%) Front End Development
20 13 (18.31%) XML
20 13 (18.31%) Apache
21 12 (16.90%) Oracle
21 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
21 12 (16.90%) User Experience
21 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
22 11 (15.49%) Magento

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (18.31%) Apache
2 8 (11.27%) WordPress
3 7 (9.86%) CMS
4 5 (7.04%) Confluence
5 2 (2.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) GitHub
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.93%) MySQL
2 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (45.07%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.68%) PHPUnit
4 8 (11.27%) JIRA
4 8 (11.27%) Subversion
5 7 (9.86%) Mercurial
6 6 (8.45%) gulp
7 5 (7.04%) Grunt
7 5 (7.04%) PhpStorm
8 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.63%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.63%) Mocha
8 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.82%) Xdebug
11 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (95.77%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) PHP Developer
3 16 (22.54%) LAMP Developer
4 15 (21.13%) PHP Zend Developer
5 12 (16.90%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Magento Developer
7 6 (8.45%) WordPress Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.23%) MySQL Developer
10 3 (4.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 2 (2.82%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (2.82%) HTML Developer
11 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Linux Developer
11 2 (2.82%) PHP Magento Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 1 (1.41%) PHP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) CSS
2 41 (57.75%) HTML
3 34 (47.89%) jQuery
4 28 (39.44%) HTML5
5 22 (30.99%) LAMP
6 17 (23.94%) CSS3
7 16 (22.54%) Web Services
8 13 (18.31%) XML
9 10 (14.08%) Doctrine
9 10 (14.08%) RESTful
9 10 (14.08%) SOAP
9 10 (14.08%) Symfony
10 9 (12.68%) Sass
11 6 (8.45%) Behat
11 6 (8.45%) Middleware
12 5 (7.04%) Ajax
12 5 (7.04%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.63%) Laravel
13 4 (5.63%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Fintech
3 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) CentOS
3 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) OO
2 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.07%) MVC
4 25 (35.21%) TDD
5 20 (28.17%) OO PHP
6 18 (25.35%) BDD
7 17 (23.94%) OOP
7 17 (23.94%) Web Development
8 14 (19.72%) Front End Development
9 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
10 9 (12.68%) CRM
11 8 (11.27%) Software Architecture
12 7 (9.86%) DevOps
12 7 (9.86%) ERP
13 6 (8.45%) Scrum
14 5 (7.04%) Content Management
14 5 (7.04%) Open Source
14 5 (7.04%) Project Management
14 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
15 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) PHP
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 26 (36.62%) SQL
4 8 (11.27%) PHP 5
5 7 (9.86%) Java
6 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) WAI
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Cacti
1 1 (1.41%) CFEngine
1 1 (1.41%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
1 1 (1.41%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Zend
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) RedDot
4 1 (1.41%) Dell
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.41%) VMware