Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 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.

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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 77 98
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.08% 0.60% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 1.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 1
Birmingham median daily rate £445 £394 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.02% +57.50% -26.47%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £225
90th Percentile £496 £488 £275
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £394 £325
% change year-on-year +11.75% +21.15% -4.41%
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 687 587 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 46.48% 44.17% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 402 494
Birmingham median daily rate £411 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £187 £226 £208
90th Percentile £575 £538 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 28
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.28 £11.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +21.00% -23.87%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.38 £9.74
90th Percentile £23.00 £17.50 £24.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.57 £13.94
% change year-on-year -0.45% +11.73% -15.55%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zend 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Zend.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) OO
2 11 (68.75%) PHPUnit
2 11 (68.75%) OO PHP
3 10 (62.50%) Docker
3 10 (62.50%) Doctrine
3 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) Mac OS X
6 7 (43.75%) Behat
7 6 (37.50%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) REST
7 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 4 (25.00%) Symfony
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 4 (25.00%) JIRA
9 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) Web Design

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 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) MySQL
3 3 (18.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) PHPUnit
2 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
4 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
4 3 (18.75%) Mocha
4 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
1 3 (18.75%) Persian Language
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Backend Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Digital Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Backend Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Doctrine
2 7 (43.75%) Behat
3 6 (37.50%) REST
4 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (25.00%) Symfony
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) LESS
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 8 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) OO
1 11 (68.75%) OO PHP
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Web Design
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) API Design
6 3 (18.75%) API Development
6 3 (18.75%) Case Management
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP 7
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian