The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Zend over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Zend
Rank 131 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.27% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £250 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Zend
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1349 1235 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.58% 48.28% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 727 534
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 82
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.44 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

Zend
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Zend Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Zend
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Zend Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Zend
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zend across the West Midlands region.

Zend Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Birmingham -3 1 £250 -15.25% 3
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Zend.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (60.00%) Zend Studio
3 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Siebel
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Mason
5 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Magento
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
5 1 (20.00%) Apex Code

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (60.00%) Zend Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Mason
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (20.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel