The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 520 505 313
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -192
Contract jobs citing Zend 127 135 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.53% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 297
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24634 25278 24936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.30% 45.29% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15133 14378 14020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 799 1102 1080
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Zend
Daily Rate Trend

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Zend
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Zend Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Zend
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 -35 118 £400 +14.28% 71
London -31 52 £400 +6.73% 22
Yorkshire +12 16 £400 +6.66% 6
South East -10 15 £325 +8.33% 14
East Midlands +16 12 £363 +16.00% 2
North West +2 12 £400 +33.33% 8
West Yorkshire +17 10 £450 +20.00% 3
Hampshire +6 9 £325 - 2
Leeds -1 9 £450 +20.00% 3
City of London +28 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Manchester -1 8 £400 +33.33% 5
East of England +4 6 £225 -30.76% 8
South Wales - 6 £406 - 2
Cardiff - 6 £406 - 2
Wales - 6 £406 - 3
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £225 -30.76% 3
North Yorkshire +10 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Cambridge +4 5 £225 -30.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £375 +25.00%
Nottingham - 5 £375 -
South West -17 4 £330 -12.00% 4
Liverpool - 4 £308 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £308 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 £450 - 1
Surrey -9 3 £365 +14.50% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £330 -
Brighton +4 2 £313 +27.55% 2
East Sussex -5 2 £313 +27.55% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £171 - 1
Guildford +4 1 - - 2

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 with a requirement for Zend.

1 220 (96.07%) PHP
2 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 134 (58.52%) MySQL
4 130 (56.77%) CSS
5 129 (56.33%) HTML
6 95 (41.48%) jQuery
7 93 (40.61%) MVC
8 88 (38.43%) Symfony
9 81 (35.37%) OO
10 74 (32.31%) Git (software)
11 73 (31.88%) HTML5
12 72 (31.44%) Zend Framework
13 64 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
14 61 (26.64%) Laravel
15 60 (26.20%) Web Development
16 55 (24.02%) Linux
17 54 (23.58%) TDD
17 54 (23.58%) CSS3
18 53 (23.14%) LAMP
19 45 (19.65%) SQL
20 41 (17.90%) Web Services
21 40 (17.47%) RESTful
21 40 (17.47%) OO PHP
22 36 (15.72%) PHP 5
22 36 (15.72%) E-Commerce
23 35 (15.28%) Magento
24 32 (13.97%) CMS
25 31 (13.54%) OOP
25 31 (13.54%) SOAP
26 30 (13.10%) XML

Zend
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 32 (13.97%) CMS
2 25 (10.92%) Apache
3 21 (9.17%) WordPress
4 18 (7.86%) Drupal
5 12 (5.24%) Node.js
6 6 (2.62%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (2.18%) Confluence
7 5 (2.18%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.31%) Moodle
8 3 (1.31%) nginx
9 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) concrete5
9 2 (0.87%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.31%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.87%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.87%) GIMP
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (15.28%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.75%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.44%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.24%) GitHub
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.18%) MailChimp
3 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
4 3 (1.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.49%) Network Security
2 3 (1.31%) FTP
2 3 (1.31%) Intranet
2 3 (1.31%) SSH
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (58.52%) MySQL
2 25 (10.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.49%) CouchDB
6 8 (3.49%) Redis
7 7 (3.06%) Big Data
8 6 (2.62%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.75%) GIS
10 3 (1.31%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.44%) Parquet
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 74 (32.31%) Git (software)
2 30 (13.10%) Subversion
3 28 (12.23%) PHPUnit
4 25 (10.92%) Jenkins
5 11 (4.80%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.37%) Mercurial
7 9 (3.93%) JIRA
7 9 (3.93%) Mocha
8 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.49%) Grunt
8 8 (3.49%) gulp
9 6 (2.62%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.62%) Hudson
10 5 (2.18%) NetBeans
10 5 (2.18%) PhpStorm
10 5 (2.18%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.75%) Zend Studio
12 3 (1.31%) Xdebug
General
1 16 (6.99%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Advertising
3 7 (3.06%) Marketing
4 6 (2.62%) Retail
5 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 214 (93.45%) Developer
2 157 (68.56%) PHP Developer
3 31 (13.54%) Senior Developer
4 26 (11.35%) PHP Zend Developer
5 24 (10.48%) Senior PHP Developer
6 22 (9.61%) Magento Developer
7 20 (8.73%) LAMP Developer
7 20 (8.73%) Web Developer
8 17 (7.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (6.99%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 13 (5.68%) MySQL Developer
10 13 (5.68%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 13 (5.68%) Symfony Developer
11 12 (5.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (5.24%) PHP Web Developer
11 12 (5.24%) Python Developer
12 11 (4.80%) Linux Developer
12 11 (4.80%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 8 (3.49%) PHP Magento Developer
13 8 (3.49%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (56.77%) CSS
2 129 (56.33%) HTML
3 95 (41.48%) jQuery
4 88 (38.43%) Symfony
5 73 (31.88%) HTML5
6 72 (31.44%) Zend Framework
7 61 (26.64%) Laravel
8 54 (23.58%) CSS3
9 53 (23.14%) LAMP
10 41 (17.90%) Web Services
11 40 (17.47%) RESTful
12 31 (13.54%) SOAP
13 30 (13.10%) XML
14 28 (12.23%) AngularJS
15 21 (9.17%) CodeIgniter
15 21 (9.17%) Sass
16 20 (8.73%) Doctrine
17 18 (7.86%) Ajax
18 17 (7.42%) JSON
19 16 (6.99%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.04%) User Experience
2 11 (4.80%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.62%) W3C
4 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.75%) iPad
5 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.31%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.31%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.31%) VLE
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) iPhone
6 2 (0.87%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.44%) Fintech
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.02%) Linux
2 8 (3.49%) CentOS
3 4 (1.75%) Windows
4 3 (1.31%) Android
4 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Debian
5 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (40.61%) MVC
2 81 (35.37%) OO
3 64 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (26.20%) Web Development
5 54 (23.58%) TDD
6 40 (17.47%) OO PHP
7 36 (15.72%) E-Commerce
8 31 (13.54%) OOP
9 30 (13.10%) Front End Development
10 27 (11.79%) BDD
11 21 (9.17%) Scrum
12 16 (6.99%) Open Source
13 15 (6.55%) CRM
14 14 (6.11%) Unit Testing
15 13 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (4.37%) Content Management
16 10 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
16 10 (4.37%) Refactoring
17 9 (3.93%) Web Application Development
18 8 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 220 (96.07%) PHP
2 140 (61.14%) JavaScript
3 45 (19.65%) SQL
4 36 (15.72%) PHP 5
5 22 (9.61%) Java
6 19 (8.30%) Python
7 11 (4.80%) Ruby
8 8 (3.49%) C#
9 6 (2.62%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.18%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.75%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.31%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.87%) C++
13 2 (0.87%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) C
14 1 (0.44%) Go
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) PHP 4
14 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (0.87%) Degree
1 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) QA
1 4 (1.75%) WAI
2 3 (1.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Varnish
3 1 (0.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Puppet
2 4 (1.75%) Ansible
2 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.87%) Nagios
3 2 (0.87%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.44%) Cacti
4 1 (0.44%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (7.42%) Oracle
2 6 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.18%) Adobe
4 4 (1.75%) Google
4 4 (1.75%) RedDot
4 4 (1.75%) Siebel
5 3 (1.31%) CODA
5 3 (1.31%) Facebook
5 3 (1.31%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.31%) Twitter
6 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.87%) ESRI
6 2 (0.87%) Omniture
6 2 (0.87%) VMware
7 1 (0.44%) Dell
7 1 (0.44%) HP
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.44%) New Relic
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) SAP
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