The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 54 37
Rank change year-on-year +25 -17  
Contract jobs citing Zend 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.33% 1.64% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 4.00% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £438 £406 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +47.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.06%  
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 Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 156 150 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 47.27% 40.98% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 70
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% +85.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £20.00 £21.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Zend.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) OOP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Ajax
4 6 (54.55%) LAMP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) CSS3
4 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) Sass
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) SOLID
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) TDD

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (81.82%) PHP Zend Developer
3 5 (45.45%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Zend Framework
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) Ajax
3 6 (54.55%) CSS3
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) LAMP
3 6 (54.55%) Sass
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OOP
1 9 (81.82%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Front End Development
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) SOLID
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript