Period
to 20 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 February 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.

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

Zend
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 627 746 759
Rank change year-on-year +119 +13 -140
Contract jobs citing Zend 67 100 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 90
England median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £238 £280 £275
90th Percentile £460 £488 £479
UK median daily rate £350 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £52.50 -

Zend is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 26,842 38,498 39,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.15% 42.38% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,676 24,118 24,840
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £263 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,097 1,382 1,327
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.80 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in England

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in England

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Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Midlands +63 15 £275 +10.00% 13
East of England +45 15 £538 +13.16% 6
London +114 13 £420 +5.00% 38
East Midlands +41 11 £275 - 9
South East +70 10 £350 -22.22% 13
West Midlands +47 4 £338 +35.00% 4
North of England +27 4 £300 -17.24% 23
North West +7 3 - - 10
Yorkshire +49 1 £300 -21.05% 3
South West +12 1 - - 9
Zend
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Zend 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 England region with a requirement for Zend.

1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 44 (65.67%) Symfony
3 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
4 38 (56.72%) Laravel
5 37 (55.22%) LAMP
6 35 (52.24%) MVC
6 35 (52.24%) MySQL
7 32 (47.76%) HTML
8 27 (40.30%) CSS
9 25 (37.31%) OO
10 24 (35.82%) Linux
11 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
12 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
12 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (28.36%) OOP
13 19 (28.36%) Web Services
13 19 (28.36%) OO PHP
14 17 (25.37%) Magento
14 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
15 16 (23.88%) Apache
16 15 (22.39%) XHTML
17 14 (20.90%) Vagrant
18 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
18 13 (19.40%) HTTP
18 13 (19.40%) PHP 7
19 12 (17.91%) XSL
19 12 (17.91%) RESTful
19 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
20 10 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
20 10 (14.93%) Open Source

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 16 (23.88%) Apache
2 9 (13.43%) TYPO3
3 8 (11.94%) CMS
4 6 (8.96%) nginx
5 3 (4.48%) Drupal
6 2 (2.99%) WordPress
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) AWS
2 3 (4.48%) npm
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) Azure
4 1 (1.49%) GCP
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (52.24%) MySQL
2 22 (32.84%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.97%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.48%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) Vagrant
3 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.48%) Grunt
4 3 (4.48%) PuPHPet
4 3 (4.48%) webpack
5 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (13.43%) Games
1 9 (13.43%) German Language
2 3 (4.48%) Law
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (92.54%) Developer
2 32 (47.76%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Magento Developer
4 6 (8.96%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (8.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.48%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Backend Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Magento Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Symfony Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (1.49%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (65.67%) Symfony
2 38 (56.72%) Laravel
3 37 (55.22%) LAMP
4 32 (47.76%) HTML
5 27 (40.30%) CSS
6 19 (28.36%) Web Services
7 15 (22.39%) XHTML
8 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
8 12 (17.91%) RESTful
8 12 (17.91%) XSL
9 8 (11.94%) Silex
10 7 (10.45%) jQuery
11 6 (8.96%) REST
11 6 (8.96%) Vue.js
11 6 (8.96%) Yii
12 5 (7.46%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (7.46%) React
13 4 (5.97%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (5.97%) CSS3
13 4 (5.97%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Blog
4 1 (1.49%) iPhone
4 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) CentOS
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) MVC
2 25 (37.31%) OO
3 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.36%) OO PHP
4 19 (28.36%) OOP
5 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
6 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.93%) API Development
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (14.93%) Open Source
8 9 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (13.43%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (13.43%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Web Development
10 5 (7.46%) BDD
10 5 (7.46%) Fintech
10 5 (7.46%) Product Roadmap
11 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) PHP
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.40%) PHP 7
4 7 (10.45%) PHP 5
4 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 3 (4.48%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.49%) Go
6 1 (1.49%) Java 8
6 1 (1.49%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) R
6 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe
2 2 (2.99%) Ariba
2 2 (2.99%) Facebook
2 2 (2.99%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.99%) PayPal
2 2 (2.99%) SAP
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Xamarin