Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 91 103
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing Zend 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.91% 0.47% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.07% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +33.33%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £525
90th Percentile £488 £488 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -9.09%
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 683 656 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.66% 43.85% 48.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 445 464
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £177 £215 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +1.54% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.08 £10.53
90th Percentile £23.00 £21.13 £19.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.19% +9.10% -12.12%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) PHPUnit
2 10 (76.92%) OO PHP
3 9 (69.23%) Docker
3 9 (69.23%) Doctrine
3 9 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) Mac OS X
5 7 (53.85%) Unix
5 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 6 (46.15%) REST
6 6 (46.15%) Behat
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Web Development
8 4 (30.77%) JMS
8 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (23.08%) Case Management
9 3 (23.08%) Open Source
9 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (23.08%) Line Management
9 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) PHPUnit
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) PHP Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Backend Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Digital Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Backend Developer
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Doctrine
2 6 (46.15%) Behat
2 6 (46.15%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Mac OS X
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) OO PHP
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (30.77%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Case Management
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (23.08%) Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PHP 7
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Business Desktop Deployment