The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
UK / Wales
Rank 52 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Zend 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.65% 0.45% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 1.09% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -17.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
313 276 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.93% 41.19% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 187 204
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Zend as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zend across the Wales region.

Zend Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
South Wales +28 11 £438 +16.66% 1
Zend
UK

Zend
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Zend.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) LAMP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SOLID
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) TDD

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (81.82%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) LAMP
3 6 (54.55%) Sass
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript