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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
UK
Rank 478 531 467
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -64
Contract jobs citing Zend 104 96 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19951 22015 23228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.31% 43.32% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12263 12930 13629
Median daily rate £420 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 865 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
England +41 103 £375 +7.14% 76
London +22 60 £400 +3.22% 8
City of London -1 13 £375 +19.52% 4
North West +36 11 £325 +3.17% 10
Yorkshire +27 10 £403 - 16
South East +14 10 £325 +8.33% 13
West Yorkshire +34 9 £403 - 7
Leeds +15 9 £403 - 7
Oxfordshire +7 9 £325 +16.07% 3
Cheshire - 6 £300 - 3
Manchester +25 5 £325 +3.17% 6
South West +13 5 £313 -20.38% 4
West Midlands +4 5 £325 -1.88% 11
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Macclesfield - 3 £200 - 3
Oxford +7 2 £325 +16.07%
Watford -2 1 £350 -
Bristol -4 1 £275 -29.93% 1
Birmingham -4 1 £325 -21.21% 5
Hertfordshire -6 1 £350 - 2
East of England -8 1 £350 +16.66% 5
Tyne and Wear - 1 £155 - 2
North East - 1 £155 - 3
Kent - 1 £250 -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £155 - 1
Stafford - 1 £375 -
Sheffield - 1 - - 1

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 with a requirement for Zend.

1 260 (99.62%) PHP
2 149 (57.09%) MySQL
3 134 (51.34%) HTML
4 131 (50.19%) JavaScript
4 131 (50.19%) CSS
5 104 (39.85%) MVC
6 99 (37.93%) OO
7 96 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (35.25%) Linux
9 89 (34.10%) Git (software)
10 88 (33.72%) Symfony
11 85 (32.57%) Zend Framework
12 83 (31.80%) LAMP
13 70 (26.82%) Web Development
14 68 (26.05%) E-Commerce
15 62 (23.75%) Web Services
16 61 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (22.61%) Laravel
17 59 (22.61%) jQuery
18 58 (22.22%) Jenkins
19 56 (21.46%) Apache
20 51 (19.54%) Relational Database
21 50 (19.16%) OO PHP
21 50 (19.16%) Subversion
22 48 (18.39%) AngularJS
23 46 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
24 44 (16.86%) MongoDB
25 42 (16.09%) HTML5
26 40 (15.33%) XML
26 40 (15.33%) OOP

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 56 (21.46%) Apache
2 35 (13.41%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (13.03%) nginx
4 23 (8.81%) WordPress
5 15 (5.75%) CMS
6 12 (4.60%) Drupal
7 11 (4.21%) Confluence
8 6 (2.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.38%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.38%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.53%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 37 (14.18%) Magento
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.94%) HTTP
2 14 (5.36%) SSL
2 14 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.53%) Network Security
4 3 (1.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (57.09%) MySQL
2 51 (19.54%) Relational Database
3 46 (17.62%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (16.86%) MongoDB
5 30 (11.49%) NoSQL
6 24 (9.20%) Redis
7 20 (7.66%) CouchDB
8 6 (2.30%) Big Data
9 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.38%) GIS
11 1 (0.38%) HPCC
11 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 89 (34.10%) Git (software)
2 58 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 50 (19.16%) Subversion
4 25 (9.58%) Cucumber
5 22 (8.43%) Mercurial
6 15 (5.75%) PHPUnit
6 15 (5.75%) Vagrant
7 14 (5.36%) Jasmine
8 13 (4.98%) JIRA
9 12 (4.60%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.83%) JUnit
11 8 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (2.68%) Grunt
12 7 (2.68%) gulp
13 5 (1.92%) Protractor
14 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 2 (0.77%) PhpStorm
16 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
16 1 (0.38%) Selenium
16 1 (0.38%) Zend Studio
General
1 17 (6.51%) Marketing
2 16 (6.13%) Finance
3 5 (1.92%) Electronics
3 5 (1.92%) Games
3 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.53%) Publishing
4 4 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 241 (92.34%) Developer
2 181 (69.35%) PHP Developer
3 45 (17.24%) PHP Zend Developer
4 30 (11.49%) Magento Developer
4 30 (11.49%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 30 (11.49%) Symfony Developer
5 27 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 27 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 22 (8.43%) PHP Web Developer
7 17 (6.51%) E-Commerce Developer
7 17 (6.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (6.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 15 (5.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
10 14 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
10 14 (5.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 10 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (51.34%) HTML
2 131 (50.19%) CSS
3 88 (33.72%) Symfony
4 85 (32.57%) Zend Framework
5 83 (31.80%) LAMP
6 62 (23.75%) Web Services
7 59 (22.61%) jQuery
7 59 (22.61%) Laravel
8 48 (18.39%) AngularJS
9 42 (16.09%) HTML5
10 40 (15.33%) XML
11 36 (13.79%) CSS3
12 32 (12.26%) LEMP Stack
13 27 (10.34%) Node.js
14 26 (9.96%) Yii
15 25 (9.58%) REST
15 25 (9.58%) XHTML
16 23 (8.81%) RESTful
17 22 (8.43%) JSON
18 19 (7.28%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.75%) e-Learning
1 15 (5.75%) User Experience
2 7 (2.68%) Visualisation
3 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 5 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.92%) Social Media
4 4 (1.53%) Video on Demand
5 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 1 (0.38%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.38%) Social Network
7 1 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 92 (35.25%) Linux
2 12 (4.60%) Unix
3 10 (3.83%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.15%) Windows
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.85%) MVC
2 99 (37.93%) OO
3 96 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (26.82%) Web Development
5 68 (26.05%) E-Commerce
6 61 (23.37%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (19.16%) OO PHP
8 40 (15.33%) OOP
9 39 (14.94%) Open Source
10 37 (14.18%) Scrum
11 36 (13.79%) BDD
11 36 (13.79%) TDD
12 33 (12.64%) Configuration Management
13 27 (10.34%) Front End Development
13 27 (10.34%) Refactoring
14 23 (8.81%) Web Application Development
15 21 (8.05%) Microservices
16 20 (7.66%) Regression Testing
17 19 (7.28%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (6.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 260 (99.62%) PHP
2 131 (50.19%) JavaScript
3 32 (12.26%) SQL
4 24 (9.20%) Java
5 23 (8.81%) Python
6 15 (5.75%) PHP 5
6 15 (5.75%) Ruby
7 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.77%) C
7 2 (0.77%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) ES6
8 1 (0.38%) Go
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.15%) Degree
4 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) WAI
2 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.73%) Docker
2 6 (2.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
1 31 (11.88%) Puppet
2 17 (6.51%) Ansible
3 14 (5.36%) Grafana
3 14 (5.36%) Kibana
3 14 (5.36%) logstash
3 14 (5.36%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (5.36%) Rackspace
2 8 (3.07%) Oracle
3 5 (1.92%) SAP
4 3 (1.15%) Google
5 2 (0.77%) Samsung
6 1 (0.38%) Sage
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
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