Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 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.

D Software Zephyr
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 182 183
Rank change year-on-year +75 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 11 13 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.87% 1.53% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
Median daily rate £419 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £331 £331 £331
90th Percentile £485 £535 £593
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 383 849 853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.28% 19.82% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 461 535
Median daily rate £458 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £330 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 25
Median hourly rate £46.25 £45.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.29% +20.57% -8.54%
10th Percentile £23.00 £21.25 £21.80
90th Percentile £58.35 £50.00 £57.56
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.96 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.03% +5.78% +0.59%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Zephyr as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Zephyr in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Zephyr in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
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 Zephyr within the East of England region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +37 8 £419 -16.25%
Hertfordshire +31 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 £350 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Zephyr.

1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
3 8 (72.73%) SoapUI
3 8 (72.73%) SOAP
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 7 (63.64%) Kanban
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Product Roadmap
4 7 (63.64%) Product Backlog
4 7 (63.64%) API Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Web Services
6 5 (45.45%) Java
6 5 (45.45%) Perl
6 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 5 (45.45%) JIRA
7 4 (36.36%) JMeter
8 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 3 (27.27%) Confluence
8 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 2 (18.18%) Puppet
9 2 (18.18%) BDD
9 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (18.18%) Open Source
9 2 (18.18%) QA
9 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing

Zephyr
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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) SoapUI
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Gatling
6 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Pensions Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripter
3 1 (9.09%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) User Stories
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) API Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Kanban
4 7 (63.64%) Product Backlog
4 7 (63.64%) Product Roadmap
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) API Design
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) WSO2
2 1 (9.09%) FNZ