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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 64
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Zend 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £331 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +18.38% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 283 438 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.02% 53.48% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 290 229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 23
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Zend as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Symfony
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
3 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Case Management
4 2 (40.00%) gulp
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) BDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) gulp
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Zend Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) Doctrine
1 3 (60.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Case Management
3 2 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet