Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 619 628
Rank change year-on-year -124 +9 -223
Contract jobs citing Zend 112 258 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 172 198
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £224
90th Percentile £483 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 40589 43972 44998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.19% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 27172 27041
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1360 1545 1935
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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

Zend
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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in England

Zend
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

Zend
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 21 November 2017. 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
London -107 32 £406 +8.33% 16
North of England +46 24 £325 - 17
South East -5 21 £313 -19.35% 16
Midlands -14 17 £323 -20.86% 11
North West +27 16 £345 +6.15% 8
West Midlands +21 9 £425 +21.43% 2
East of England -22 9 £500 +42.86%
Yorkshire +12 8 £325 -7.14% 8
East Midlands -33 8 £320 -23.81% 9
South West -11 7 £325 +8.33% 7
Zend
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for Zend.

1 109 (97.32%) PHP
2 74 (66.07%) MySQL
3 72 (64.29%) CSS
4 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
5 70 (62.50%) HTML
6 53 (47.32%) Symfony
7 42 (37.50%) Laravel
8 36 (32.14%) jQuery
9 34 (30.36%) LAMP
10 31 (27.68%) MVC
10 31 (27.68%) Linux
10 31 (27.68%) Git (software)
11 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (22.32%) OO
13 20 (17.86%) Magento
14 19 (16.96%) WordPress
15 17 (15.18%) CSS3
15 17 (15.18%) TDD
16 15 (13.39%) HTML5
16 15 (13.39%) BDD
16 15 (13.39%) Apache
17 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 14 (12.50%) Sass
18 13 (11.61%) OO PHP
18 13 (11.61%) Docker
19 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
20 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
20 11 (9.82%) PHPUnit
20 11 (9.82%) RESTful
20 11 (9.82%) Zend Framework

Zend
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 19 (16.96%) WordPress
2 15 (13.39%) Apache
3 9 (8.04%) Drupal
4 7 (6.25%) CMS
5 6 (5.36%) nginx
6 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.79%) Confluence
8 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) GitHub
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) SaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.79%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.79%) npm
4 2 (1.79%) Route 53
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Intranet
1 4 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) SMS
2 2 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (66.07%) MySQL
2 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.46%) Redis
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.79%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.82%) PHPUnit
3 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.36%) JIRA
4 5 (4.46%) Subversion
5 4 (3.57%) gulp
5 4 (3.57%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.68%) Codeception
6 3 (2.68%) webpack
7 2 (1.79%) Babel
7 2 (1.79%) Bower
7 2 (1.79%) Grunt
7 2 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (7.14%) Retail
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Games
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Back Office
4 2 (1.79%) Billing
4 2 (1.79%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (95.54%) Developer
2 78 (69.64%) PHP Developer
3 18 (16.07%) Magento Developer
4 12 (10.71%) PHP Zend Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (9.82%) MySQL Developer
5 11 (9.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Symfony Developer
6 10 (8.93%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.36%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.36%) WordPress Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (64.29%) CSS
2 70 (62.50%) HTML
3 53 (47.32%) Symfony
4 42 (37.50%) Laravel
5 36 (32.14%) jQuery
6 34 (30.36%) LAMP
7 17 (15.18%) CSS3
8 15 (13.39%) HTML5
9 14 (12.50%) Sass
10 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.82%) RESTful
11 11 (9.82%) Zend Framework
12 9 (8.04%) Ajax
13 8 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
13 8 (7.14%) React
13 8 (7.14%) Web Services
14 7 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
14 7 (6.25%) Yii
15 6 (5.36%) SOAP
15 6 (5.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.36%) User Experience
4 4 (3.57%) iPad
4 4 (3.57%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.89%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.68%) Linux
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.68%) MVC
2 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.32%) OO
4 17 (15.18%) TDD
5 15 (13.39%) BDD
6 14 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 13 (11.61%) OO PHP
8 11 (9.82%) Web Development
9 10 (8.93%) OOP
10 9 (8.04%) Open Source
11 7 (6.25%) DevOps
11 7 (6.25%) Scrum
12 6 (5.36%) OOD
13 5 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.57%) API Development
14 4 (3.57%) Microservices
14 4 (3.57%) Project Management
14 4 (3.57%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.57%) Unit Testing
14 4 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (97.32%) PHP
2 71 (63.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.04%) SQL
4 7 (6.25%) Python
5 6 (5.36%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.57%) Java
7 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.68%) C#
7 3 (2.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.79%) ES6
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.89%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.89%) Go
9 1 (0.89%) Groovy
9 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.89%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.89%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (1.79%) cPanel
2 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.79%) Nagios
2 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) Salt
2 2 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (1.79%) Google
2 1 (0.89%) Adobe
2 1 (0.89%) Brightcove
2 1 (0.89%) Rackspace