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 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
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1072 1131 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.48% 46.60% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 554 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 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
Birmingham -4 1 £325 -21.21% 5
Coventry - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Zend
England

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Zend.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Laravel
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) Symfony
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Ansible
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) nginx
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Yii
7 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
7 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) CMS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (10.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (10.00%) Zend Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Laravel
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Symfony
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Yii
5 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) API Integration
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet