The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Zend Technologies Ltd.

Zend
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 122 134
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12  
Contract jobs citing Zend 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 7
Median daily rate £350 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +21.96% -5.71%  
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 East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1059 1175 1512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.51% 47.02% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 610 858
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 100 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the East of England

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Suffolk +13 1 £350 +180.00%
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Zend.

1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Symfony
6 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
6 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) Drupal
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) SilverStripe
6 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Laravel
6 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Windows

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) SilverStripe
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) Symfony
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Laravel
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Secure Coding
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL