The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
London / City of London
Rank 146 156 182
Rank change year-on-year +10 +26  
Contract jobs citing Zend 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Median daily rate £379 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the City of London

Zend
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Zend.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) Symfony
3 9 (52.94%) Marketing
3 9 (52.94%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Zend Framework
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (17.65%) Silex
8 3 (17.65%) Fintech
8 3 (17.65%) phpspec
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 3 (17.65%) CakePHP
8 3 (17.65%) Social Media
9 2 (11.76%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) WordPress
9 2 (11.76%) jQuery
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) User Experience
10 1 (5.88%) Microservices

Zend
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (11.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (52.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 6 (35.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Symfony Developer
3 4 (23.53%) PHP Zend Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Social Media Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Symfony
2 5 (29.41%) Zend Framework
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (17.65%) CakePHP
4 3 (17.65%) phpspec
4 3 (17.65%) Silex
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Qt
6 1 (5.88%) React
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
1 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Google