Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Zend products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zend over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Zend Technologies Ltd.

Zend
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 103 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19 -8
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.064% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 0.13% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +33.33% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £525 £394
90th Percentile £488 £575 £431
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Zend is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 657 763 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 43.71% 48.69% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 463 363
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 44
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.53 £10.63
90th Percentile £21.25 £19.30 £34.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.10% -12.12% -1.79%

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in Birmingham

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Birmingham

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Zend.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Symfony
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Doctrine
5 3 (42.86%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) Salt
6 2 (28.57%) Service Design
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (28.57%) Terraform
6 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (28.57%) Sensu
6 2 (28.57%) Laravel
6 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) iPad
6 2 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (28.57%) Jenkins

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) PHP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Zend Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Symfony
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Doctrine
3 2 (28.57%) Laravel
3 2 (28.57%) Sensu
4 1 (14.29%) CakePHP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes