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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
UK
Rank 510 516 485
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Zend 86 102 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 111
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 £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -17.37%
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
20258 22037 23894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.68% 43.09% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12532 13173 13748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 825 977
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +23 73 £375 +7.14% 90
London +3 34 £388 -3.12% 22
South East +6 12 £325 +8.33% 14
Cardiff +28 11 £438 +16.66% 2
South Wales +26 11 £438 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire +18 11 £375 -6.25% 19
Wales +16 11 £438 +16.66% 4
West Yorkshire +15 11 £375 -6.25% 13
Leeds +13 11 £375 -6.25% 5
City of London +6 10 £375 -6.25% 6
Oxfordshire +5 10 £325 -0.76% 2
North West +19 8 £308 +1.65% 12
Cheshire - 6 £300 - 5
West Midlands +4 4 £325 +38.29% 7
Crewe - 3 £400 -
Macclesfield - 3 £200 - 1
Manchester +12 2 £308 -2.38% 5
South West +7 2 £275 -31.25% 4
Oxford +3 2 £325 +16.07%
Basingstoke +7 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 - - 2
Hampshire 0 1 - - 5
Bristol -3 1 £275 -45.00% 1
East of England -7 1 - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £155 - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
North East - 1 £155 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £250 -

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 221 (99.10%) PHP
2 126 (56.50%) MySQL
3 112 (50.22%) HTML
4 109 (48.88%) CSS
5 99 (44.39%) JavaScript
6 85 (38.12%) MVC
7 82 (36.77%) Git (software)
8 81 (36.32%) Symfony
9 73 (32.74%) OO
10 72 (32.29%) Linux
11 71 (31.84%) LAMP
11 71 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (31.39%) Zend Framework
13 57 (25.56%) Web Development
13 57 (25.56%) Apache
14 55 (24.66%) Laravel
15 48 (21.52%) jQuery
16 44 (19.73%) Web Services
16 44 (19.73%) HTML5
16 44 (19.73%) MongoDB
17 43 (19.28%) OOP
18 40 (17.94%) E-Commerce
18 40 (17.94%) Subversion
19 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
20 37 (16.59%) Relational Database
21 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
21 36 (16.14%) XML
21 36 (16.14%) SQL
22 35 (15.70%) TDD
22 35 (15.70%) CSS3

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 57 (25.56%) Apache
2 28 (12.56%) nginx
3 22 (9.87%) WordPress
4 19 (8.52%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (4.93%) CMS
6 9 (4.04%) Drupal
7 7 (3.14%) Confluence
8 6 (2.69%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.90%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 26 (11.66%) Magento
2 4 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.21%) HTTP
2 10 (4.48%) SSL
2 10 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) AMQP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (56.50%) MySQL
2 44 (19.73%) MongoDB
3 37 (16.59%) Relational Database
4 34 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
5 31 (13.90%) NoSQL
6 23 (10.31%) Redis
7 18 (8.07%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.24%) Big Data
8 5 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 82 (36.77%) Git (software)
2 40 (17.94%) Subversion
3 34 (15.25%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.97%) Mercurial
5 15 (6.73%) PHPUnit
6 14 (6.28%) Jasmine
7 10 (4.48%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.48%) JUnit
7 10 (4.48%) Vagrant
8 9 (4.04%) JIRA
9 8 (3.59%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.45%) git-flow
11 1 (0.45%) PhpStorm
General
1 16 (7.17%) Finance
2 15 (6.73%) Marketing
3 4 (1.79%) Electronics
3 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.79%) Publishing
3 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 204 (91.48%) Developer
2 161 (72.20%) PHP Developer
3 42 (18.83%) PHP Zend Developer
4 28 (12.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 28 (12.56%) Symfony Developer
5 24 (10.76%) Web Developer
6 21 (9.42%) Magento Developer
7 19 (8.52%) PHP Web Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.73%) Senior PHP Developer
9 12 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.48%) LAMP Developer
10 10 (4.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 9 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.59%) Angular Developer
13 7 (3.14%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (50.22%) HTML
2 109 (48.88%) CSS
3 81 (36.32%) Symfony
4 71 (31.84%) LAMP
5 70 (31.39%) Zend Framework
6 55 (24.66%) Laravel
7 48 (21.52%) jQuery
8 44 (19.73%) HTML5
8 44 (19.73%) Web Services
9 36 (16.14%) AngularJS
9 36 (16.14%) XML
10 35 (15.70%) CSS3
11 26 (11.66%) LEMP Stack
11 26 (11.66%) Node.js
11 26 (11.66%) REST
12 25 (11.21%) RESTful
13 22 (9.87%) Yii
14 21 (9.42%) JSON
15 18 (8.07%) XHTML
16 16 (7.17%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.14%) User Experience
2 4 (1.79%) e-Learning
2 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.79%) Video on Demand
3 3 (1.35%) Social Media
4 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.90%) Fintech
5 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.45%) Blog
5 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.29%) Linux
2 4 (1.79%) Unix
2 4 (1.79%) Windows
3 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.12%) MVC
2 73 (32.74%) OO
3 71 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (25.56%) Web Development
5 43 (19.28%) OOP
6 40 (17.94%) E-Commerce
7 39 (17.49%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (15.70%) TDD
9 33 (14.80%) OO PHP
9 33 (14.80%) Scrum
10 27 (12.11%) Configuration Management
11 23 (10.31%) Microservices
12 22 (9.87%) Refactoring
13 21 (9.42%) BDD
13 21 (9.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (8.52%) Front End Development
14 19 (8.52%) Web Application Development
15 18 (8.07%) Open Source
15 18 (8.07%) Release Management
16 17 (7.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 221 (99.10%) PHP
2 99 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 36 (16.14%) SQL
4 22 (9.87%) Java
4 22 (9.87%) Python
5 14 (6.28%) PHP 5
6 11 (4.93%) Ruby
7 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.45%) C#
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) Go
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.83%) Docker
2 6 (2.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (10.76%) Puppet
2 14 (6.28%) Ansible
3 10 (4.48%) Grafana
3 10 (4.48%) Kibana
3 10 (4.48%) logstash
3 10 (4.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (4.48%) Rackspace
2 7 (3.14%) Oracle
3 4 (1.79%) SAP
4 2 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.45%) Samsung
5 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
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