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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 548 491 351
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -140
Contract jobs citing Zend 95 150 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.60% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 247
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23822 24870 24146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 44.48% 44.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14676 14571 13634
Median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 813 1114 1032
Median hourly rate £20.25 £18.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +7.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -49 89 £350 - 86
London -10 49 £375 +3.09% 23
South East -14 10 £330 -2.22% 13
City of London +38 8 £325 -13.33% 6
East of England +10 8 £225 -55.00% 9
Manchester -9 7 £400 +33.33% 9
North West -10 7 £400 +33.33% 13
Cambridgeshire +23 6 £225 -25.00% 2
Cambridge +21 6 £225 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 5 £325 -5.45% 8
South Wales - 5 £413 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £413 - 1
Wales - 5 £413 - 2
East Midlands +8 4 £228 -30.00% 4
Surrey -3 4 £365 +16.88%
South West -15 4 £425 +13.33% 9
Oxfordshire +13 3 £225 -18.18%
North Yorkshire +5 3 £325 +1.56% 2
Hampshire 0 3 £325 -7.14% 7
Bristol -5 3 £425 +13.33% 3
West Midlands -22 2 £400 - 6
Leicestershire - 2 £171 -
Guildford +11 1 £401 +28.16%
York +2 1 £325 +1.56% 1
South Yorkshire -3 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Scotland -11 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Sheffield -13 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £125 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £330 -

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 201 (97.10%) PHP
2 125 (60.39%) JavaScript
3 120 (57.97%) MySQL
4 118 (57.00%) CSS
5 116 (56.04%) HTML
6 90 (43.48%) MVC
7 88 (42.51%) jQuery
8 74 (35.75%) Zend Framework
9 73 (35.27%) Symfony
9 73 (35.27%) OO
10 66 (31.88%) HTML5
11 62 (29.95%) Git (software)
11 62 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (28.02%) Laravel
13 55 (26.57%) Web Development
14 54 (26.09%) TDD
15 53 (25.60%) Linux
16 49 (23.67%) LAMP
17 44 (21.26%) SQL
18 42 (20.29%) CSS3
19 32 (15.46%) Web Services
19 32 (15.46%) OO PHP
20 30 (14.49%) PHP 5
21 29 (14.01%) RESTful
21 29 (14.01%) BDD
21 29 (14.01%) OOP
22 28 (13.53%) E-Commerce
22 28 (13.53%) Magento
23 26 (12.56%) XML
23 26 (12.56%) CMS

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 26 (12.56%) CMS
2 21 (10.14%) Apache
3 19 (9.18%) WordPress
4 11 (5.31%) Drupal
5 6 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.42%) Confluence
7 4 (1.93%) ExpressionEngine
7 4 (1.93%) Moodle
8 3 (1.45%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.45%) nginx
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.97%) GeoServer
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.45%) Fireworks
2 3 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (13.53%) Magento
2 4 (1.93%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.93%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (7.25%) GitHub
2 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.93%) SaaS
3 3 (1.45%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.45%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.48%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.31%) Network Security
2 3 (1.45%) FTP
2 3 (1.45%) HTTP
2 3 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.45%) Intranet
2 3 (1.45%) Skype
3 2 (0.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) Extranet
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (57.97%) MySQL
2 24 (11.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.90%) CouchDB
6 5 (2.42%) Big Data
6 5 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.93%) Redis
8 3 (1.45%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.97%) GIS
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (29.95%) Git (software)
2 23 (11.11%) Subversion
3 22 (10.63%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.25%) PHPUnit
5 9 (4.35%) JIRA
6 7 (3.38%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.90%) gulp
7 6 (2.90%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.90%) Mocha
7 6 (2.90%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.42%) Grunt
9 4 (1.93%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.93%) Hudson
9 4 (1.93%) NetBeans
9 4 (1.93%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.93%) PhpStorm
9 4 (1.93%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.93%) Zend Studio
10 3 (1.45%) Sublime Text
General
1 15 (7.25%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) Marketing
3 6 (2.90%) Advertising
4 3 (1.45%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Games
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 194 (93.72%) Developer
2 150 (72.46%) PHP Developer
3 31 (14.98%) PHP Zend Developer
4 23 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 21 (10.14%) LAMP Developer
6 19 (9.18%) Magento Developer
7 17 (8.21%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 17 (8.21%) Senior PHP Developer
8 16 (7.73%) MySQL Developer
8 16 (7.73%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 15 (7.25%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (5.80%) PHP Web Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (5.31%) Linux Developer
12 10 (4.83%) PHP Magento Developer
13 8 (3.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Python Developer
13 8 (3.86%) Symfony Developer
13 8 (3.86%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (57.00%) CSS
2 116 (56.04%) HTML
3 88 (42.51%) jQuery
4 74 (35.75%) Zend Framework
5 73 (35.27%) Symfony
6 66 (31.88%) HTML5
7 58 (28.02%) Laravel
8 49 (23.67%) LAMP
9 42 (20.29%) CSS3
10 32 (15.46%) Web Services
11 29 (14.01%) RESTful
12 26 (12.56%) XML
13 25 (12.08%) AngularJS
14 19 (9.18%) SOAP
15 18 (8.70%) Doctrine
16 17 (8.21%) React
17 16 (7.73%) Ajax
18 15 (7.25%) Sass
19 13 (6.28%) JSON
20 11 (5.31%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.66%) User Experience
2 12 (5.80%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.93%) e-Learning
4 4 (1.93%) iPad
4 4 (1.93%) VLE
4 4 (1.93%) W3C
5 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.45%) Fintech
5 3 (1.45%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.45%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.45%) Social Media
6 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.97%) Clustering
6 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.97%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Blog
7 1 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.60%) Linux
2 8 (3.86%) CentOS
3 2 (0.97%) Android
3 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.48%) MVC
2 73 (35.27%) OO
3 62 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (26.57%) Web Development
5 54 (26.09%) TDD
6 32 (15.46%) OO PHP
7 29 (14.01%) BDD
7 29 (14.01%) OOP
8 28 (13.53%) E-Commerce
9 25 (12.08%) Front End Development
10 19 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (8.70%) CRM
11 18 (8.70%) Scrum
12 16 (7.73%) Open Source
13 15 (7.25%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.31%) ERP
15 10 (4.83%) Content Management
16 9 (4.35%) DevOps
17 8 (3.86%) Analytics
17 8 (3.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 201 (97.10%) PHP
2 125 (60.39%) JavaScript
3 44 (21.26%) SQL
4 30 (14.49%) PHP 5
5 20 (9.66%) Java
6 14 (6.76%) Python
7 8 (3.86%) Ruby
8 5 (2.42%) C#
9 4 (1.93%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.48%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Go
10 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) PHP 4
10 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) WAI
2 3 (1.45%) WCAG
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.45%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) Firmware
2 2 (0.97%) Varnish
3 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) Nagios
1 4 (1.93%) Puppet
1 4 (1.93%) Zenoss
2 3 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) Cacti
4 1 (0.48%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.48%) Grafana
4 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.48%) Kibana
4 1 (0.48%) logstash
4 1 (0.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (9.66%) Oracle
2 4 (1.93%) Google
2 4 (1.93%) RedDot
2 4 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (1.93%) Siebel
2 4 (1.93%) VMware
3 3 (1.45%) Adobe
3 3 (1.45%) CODA
4 2 (0.97%) ESRI
4 2 (0.97%) New Relic
4 2 (0.97%) Omniture
4 2 (0.97%) Sencha
5 1 (0.48%) Dell
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.48%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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