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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 555 535 363
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -172
Contract jobs citing Zend 105 139 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.55% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 110 227
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
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
24383 25108 24277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.16% 44.01% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14951 14778 13404
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 818 1086 1062
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -46 103 £350 - 87
London -30 42 £350 -4.10% 26
East Midlands +19 23 £380 +52.00% 6
Nottingham - 22 £380 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 22 £380 - 4
South East -10 14 £328 -6.42% 11
City of London +44 8 £320 -14.66% 1
East of England +12 8 £226 -43.43% 7
Yorkshire -1 6 £325 +0.77% 15
Oxfordshire - 5 £225 - 3
Hertfordshire +10 4 £300 -40.00% 6
Hampshire +2 4 £300 -14.28% 4
Surrey +1 4 £365 +21.75% 1
South West -1 4 £425 +21.42% 5
West Midlands -35 4 £400 -3.03% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 3 £189 -37.08% 1
Cambridge +17 3 £189 -37.08% 1
North Yorkshire 0 3 £325 +1.56% 3
Bristol -2 3 £425 +17.24% 1
Watford +7 2 - -
Manchester -7 2 £325 +8.33% 9
North West -8 2 £325 +8.33% 10
Wales +15 1 - - 4
South Wales +12 1 - - 3
Scotland +5 1 - - 2
Norfolk 0 1 £263 +16.66%
York -3 1 £325 +1.56% 2
Edinburgh -7 1 - -
Norwich -7 1 £263 +16.66%
South Yorkshire -11 1 £400 +23.07% 4

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 224 (97.39%) PHP
2 144 (62.61%) JavaScript
3 130 (56.52%) CSS
4 129 (56.09%) MySQL
4 129 (56.09%) HTML
5 101 (43.91%) MVC
6 89 (38.70%) jQuery
7 88 (38.26%) Zend Framework
8 83 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
8 83 (36.09%) OO
9 78 (33.91%) Symfony
10 74 (32.17%) Git (software)
11 69 (30.00%) Linux
12 60 (26.09%) Laravel
13 57 (24.78%) HTML5
14 56 (24.35%) Web Development
14 56 (24.35%) LAMP
15 51 (22.17%) TDD
16 49 (21.30%) CSS3
17 47 (20.43%) SQL
18 46 (20.00%) Jenkins
19 45 (19.57%) BDD
20 41 (17.83%) AngularJS
21 40 (17.39%) OO PHP
21 40 (17.39%) Front End Development
22 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (15.65%) E-Commerce
24 35 (15.22%) OOP
25 33 (14.35%) Web Services
26 30 (13.04%) Open Source

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 27 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (10.43%) Apache
3 22 (9.57%) CMS
4 16 (6.96%) WordPress
5 13 (5.65%) Confluence
6 8 (3.48%) Drupal
7 7 (3.04%) nginx
8 4 (1.74%) Moodle
9 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.43%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.43%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.65%) GitHub
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.22%) HTTP
1 12 (5.22%) Network Security
2 3 (1.30%) Internet
2 3 (1.30%) Skype
2 3 (1.30%) SSL
2 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.87%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) Extranet
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (56.09%) MySQL
2 29 (12.61%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.61%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.17%) Big Data
6 5 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.74%) Redis
8 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.87%) GIS
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (32.17%) Git (software)
2 46 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 26 (11.30%) Subversion
4 23 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (9.13%) WebDriver
6 18 (7.83%) gulp
7 17 (7.39%) Grunt
7 17 (7.39%) JIRA
8 13 (5.65%) PHPUnit
9 11 (4.78%) Protractor
10 9 (3.91%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.61%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.61%) Mercurial
11 6 (2.61%) Mocha
12 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.74%) Hudson
12 4 (1.74%) NetBeans
12 4 (1.74%) Zend Studio
13 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.87%) PhpStorm
General
1 11 (4.78%) Finance
2 10 (4.35%) Marketing
3 5 (2.17%) Advertising
4 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 214 (93.04%) Developer
2 156 (67.83%) PHP Developer
3 39 (16.96%) PHP Zend Developer
4 34 (14.78%) Senior Developer
5 24 (10.43%) LAMP Developer
6 22 (9.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (8.70%) MySQL Developer
7 20 (8.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 20 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 19 (8.26%) Magento Developer
8 19 (8.26%) Senior PHP Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Linux Developer
10 12 (5.22%) PHP Web Developer
11 11 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.78%) PHP Magento Developer
11 11 (4.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (3.91%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (56.52%) CSS
2 129 (56.09%) HTML
3 89 (38.70%) jQuery
4 88 (38.26%) Zend Framework
5 78 (33.91%) Symfony
6 60 (26.09%) Laravel
7 57 (24.78%) HTML5
8 56 (24.35%) LAMP
9 49 (21.30%) CSS3
10 41 (17.83%) AngularJS
11 33 (14.35%) Web Services
12 27 (11.74%) RESTful
13 26 (11.30%) Doctrine
13 26 (11.30%) XML
14 22 (9.57%) Behat
15 18 (7.83%) React
16 16 (6.96%) LESS
16 16 (6.96%) SOAP
17 15 (6.52%) Sass
18 14 (6.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) User Experience
2 13 (5.65%) Digital Media
3 8 (3.48%) e-Learning
4 6 (2.61%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.17%) iPad
5 5 (2.17%) Social Media
6 4 (1.74%) VLE
6 4 (1.74%) W3C
7 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.30%) Fintech
7 3 (1.30%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.30%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.87%) Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (3.48%) CentOS
3 7 (3.04%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.04%) Unix
4 2 (0.87%) Android
4 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (43.91%) MVC
2 83 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.09%) OO
3 56 (24.35%) Web Development
4 51 (22.17%) TDD
5 45 (19.57%) BDD
6 40 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 40 (17.39%) OO PHP
7 39 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (15.65%) E-Commerce
9 35 (15.22%) OOP
10 30 (13.04%) Open Source
11 19 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (6.96%) CRM
13 15 (6.52%) Case Management
13 15 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.22%) DevOps
14 12 (5.22%) ERP
14 12 (5.22%) Scrum
15 10 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (97.39%) PHP
2 144 (62.61%) JavaScript
3 47 (20.43%) SQL
4 28 (12.17%) PHP 5
5 18 (7.83%) Java
6 14 (6.09%) Python
7 8 (3.48%) Ruby
8 5 (2.17%) C#
9 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.87%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) ES6
11 1 (0.43%) Go
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) Scala
11 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
5 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) WAI
2 2 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (9.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Firmware
2 2 (0.87%) Varnish
3 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Puppet
2 8 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.17%) Ansible
4 4 (1.74%) Nagios
4 4 (1.74%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.30%) Grafana
5 3 (1.30%) Kibana
5 3 (1.30%) logstash
5 3 (1.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.43%) Cacti
6 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (7.83%) Oracle
2 4 (1.74%) RedDot
2 4 (1.74%) VMware
3 3 (1.30%) Rackspace
4 2 (0.87%) ESRI
4 2 (0.87%) New Relic
4 2 (0.87%) Omniture
4 2 (0.87%) Sencha
5 1 (0.43%) Dell
5 1 (0.43%) Google
5 1 (0.43%) HP
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.43%) Sage
5 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.43%) Samsung
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) Siebel
5 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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