The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 25 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing Zend 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £210 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.47%  
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 Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 219 266 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 41.01% 42.09% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 147 177
Median daily rate £375 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +17.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 38
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.95 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Cambridgeshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 2 £210 -6.66%
Zend
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Zend.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SilverStripe
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MariaDB
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL