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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 475 536 337
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -199
Contract jobs citing Zend 161 128 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.51% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 105 280
Median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £294 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.36% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £9.50

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
23644 24948 26301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.90% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14457 14759 14896
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1208
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +55 158 £375 +12.35% 77
London -10 52 £375 - 18
East Midlands +23 39 £425 +60.37% 5
Nottingham - 36 £425 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 36 £425 - 4
East of England +25 23 £373 +50.50% 3
Hertfordshire +16 23 £373 - 1
South East +23 19 £400 +52.38% 15
Oxfordshire - 16 £400 - 4
Watford 0 10 £390 -
Yorkshire +21 9 £363 +15.90% 12
City of London +21 7 £415 +27.69% 4
West Midlands -15 6 £350 -15.15% 4
South Yorkshire +8 5 - - 2
South West +7 5 £288 -41.32% 11
North West +5 5 £325 +18.18% 7
Sheffield - 5 - - 2
Oxford - 3 £363 - 2
Cheltenham - 3 £325 - 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £325 - 5
South Wales +22 2 - - 2
Wales +17 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire +2 2 £325 +3.91% 2
Bristol +2 2 £225 -32.83%
Manchester -8 2 £325 +8.33% 5
Warwickshire - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £333 -
Berkshire - 2 £350 - 5
Cardiff - 2 - - 2
Nuneaton - 2 £350 -

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 251 (98.43%) PHP
2 179 (70.20%) JavaScript
3 162 (63.53%) HTML
4 160 (62.75%) CSS
5 152 (59.61%) MySQL
6 119 (46.67%) MVC
7 103 (40.39%) OO
8 97 (38.04%) Zend Framework
9 95 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
10 91 (35.69%) Linux
11 88 (34.51%) jQuery
12 85 (33.33%) Git (software)
12 85 (33.33%) Web Development
13 82 (32.16%) LAMP
14 73 (28.63%) Symfony
15 69 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (25.88%) Jenkins
17 64 (25.10%) E-Commerce
18 59 (23.14%) Web Services
19 57 (22.35%) Laravel
20 56 (21.96%) CSS3
20 56 (21.96%) HTML5
21 55 (21.57%) OO PHP
22 53 (20.78%) Relational Database
23 52 (20.39%) Open Source
23 52 (20.39%) BDD
24 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
25 46 (18.04%) Apache
26 44 (17.25%) OOP
27 43 (16.86%) TDD

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 46 (18.04%) Apache
2 42 (16.47%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (9.41%) nginx
4 23 (9.02%) WordPress
5 21 (8.24%) Confluence
6 20 (7.84%) CMS
7 11 (4.31%) Drupal
8 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.57%) Moodle
9 3 (1.18%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.39%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (13.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.10%) GitHub
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.55%) HTTP
2 11 (4.31%) Network Security
3 7 (2.75%) SSL
3 7 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.18%) Skype
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 2 (0.78%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) Extranet
6 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (59.61%) MySQL
2 53 (20.78%) Relational Database
3 39 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (10.59%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.45%) CouchDB
6 18 (7.06%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.88%) Redis
8 4 (1.57%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.18%) Big Data
9 3 (1.18%) GIS
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.39%) HPCC
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 85 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 66 (25.88%) Jenkins
3 42 (16.47%) Subversion
4 33 (12.94%) Cucumber
5 30 (11.76%) WebDriver
6 22 (8.63%) gulp
6 22 (8.63%) JIRA
7 21 (8.24%) Grunt
8 19 (7.45%) Mercurial
9 14 (5.49%) Protractor
10 13 (5.10%) Vagrant
11 10 (3.92%) Jasmine
11 10 (3.92%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.57%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.57%) Mocha
12 4 (1.57%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.57%) Zend Studio
13 3 (1.18%) PhpStorm
14 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 12 (4.71%) Marketing
2 10 (3.92%) Finance
3 6 (2.35%) Games
4 5 (1.96%) Publishing
5 4 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 237 (92.94%) Developer
2 167 (65.49%) PHP Developer
3 44 (17.25%) PHP Zend Developer
4 36 (14.12%) Senior Developer
5 29 (11.37%) Magento Developer
6 28 (10.98%) Web Developer
7 27 (10.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 25 (9.80%) PHP Web Developer
9 23 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
10 21 (8.24%) E-Commerce Developer
11 18 (7.06%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
12 16 (6.27%) MySQL Developer
12 16 (6.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 16 (6.27%) Senior PHP Developer
13 15 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
13 15 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 14 (5.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 13 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
15 13 (5.10%) PHP Magento Developer
16 11 (4.31%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (63.53%) HTML
2 160 (62.75%) CSS
3 97 (38.04%) Zend Framework
4 88 (34.51%) jQuery
5 82 (32.16%) LAMP
6 73 (28.63%) Symfony
7 59 (23.14%) Web Services
8 57 (22.35%) Laravel
9 56 (21.96%) CSS3
9 56 (21.96%) HTML5
10 48 (18.82%) AngularJS
11 37 (14.51%) Behat
12 30 (11.76%) XML
13 23 (9.02%) XHTML
14 22 (8.63%) LEMP Stack
14 22 (8.63%) Yii
15 21 (8.24%) Doctrine
16 20 (7.84%) Node.js
17 18 (7.06%) LESS
17 18 (7.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) User Experience
2 19 (7.45%) e-Learning
3 12 (4.71%) Visualisation
4 11 (4.31%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.57%) VLE
7 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.18%) Fintech
7 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.18%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.78%) Blog
8 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.69%) Linux
2 16 (6.27%) Unix
3 15 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.75%) CentOS
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.78%) Windows
6 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (46.67%) MVC
2 103 (40.39%) OO
3 95 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (33.33%) Web Development
5 69 (27.06%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (25.10%) E-Commerce
7 55 (21.57%) OO PHP
8 52 (20.39%) BDD
8 52 (20.39%) Open Source
9 44 (17.25%) OOP
10 43 (16.86%) TDD
11 42 (16.47%) Front End Development
12 28 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (9.80%) Configuration Management
13 25 (9.80%) Refactoring
14 24 (9.41%) Case Management
15 22 (8.63%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (8.63%) Web Application Development
16 18 (7.06%) Scrum
17 15 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 251 (98.43%) PHP
2 179 (70.20%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.16%) SQL
4 16 (6.27%) PHP 5
5 15 (5.88%) Java
6 12 (4.71%) Python
7 11 (4.31%) Ruby
8 5 (1.96%) C#
9 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) ES6
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.57%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.67%) WAI
2 3 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (12.16%) Docker
2 4 (1.57%) Varnish
3 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.39%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (8.24%) Puppet
2 14 (5.49%) Ansible
3 7 (2.75%) Grafana
3 7 (2.75%) Kibana
3 7 (2.75%) logstash
3 7 (2.75%) Salt
4 3 (1.18%) Nagios
4 3 (1.18%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.39%) Cacti
5 1 (0.39%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (2.75%) Oracle
1 7 (2.75%) Rackspace
2 4 (1.57%) RedDot
3 3 (1.18%) VMware
4 2 (0.78%) ESRI
4 2 (0.78%) Google
4 2 (0.78%) Sage
4 2 (0.78%) Samsung
4 2 (0.78%) Sencha
5 1 (0.39%) Dell
5 1 (0.39%) HP
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.39%) New Relic
5 1 (0.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
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