The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Zend Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zend Framework 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.

Zend Framework
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.51% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Zend Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 263 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 34.28% 28.59% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 205 183
Median daily rate £425 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% +28.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.78 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

Zend Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Zend Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Zend Framework in Cheshire

Zend Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend Framework in Cheshire

Zend Framework
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Zend Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Zend Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Zend
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Magento
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) AMQP
2 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
2 4 (80.00%) Modular Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) B2B
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Zend Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) B2B
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Modular Programming
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle