Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

D Software Zephyr
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 155 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - -
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 5 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £393
% change year-on-year -13.33% -4.46% +57.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 610 488 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.72% 11.92% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 282 265
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £536 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.84% -16.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42.25 £13.88 £33.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £50.25 £158.50
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% -3.53%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Zephyr as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in Berkshire

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Zephyr in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Zephyr in Berkshire

Zephyr
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zephyr within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £323 -
Zephyr
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Zephyr.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) BrowserStack
3 3 (60.00%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (20.00%) GitLab
4 1 (20.00%) Apigee
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Zephyr
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) BrowserStack
1 3 (60.00%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (20.00%) Apigee
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) GitLab
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP