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 3 months to 29 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
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 533 495
Rank change year-on-year -1 -38  
Contract jobs citing Zend 60 89 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.41% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 118
Median daily rate £403 £340 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.38% -5.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £185 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.84% -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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19019 21915 22862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.99% 44.46% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19365 25012 24322
Median daily rate £430 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1388 1854
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £10.50 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 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
South East +26 20 £403 +21.96% 17
London -31 13 £400 +9.58% 11
North of England +56 10 £450 +12.50% 32
Midlands +19 10 £344 +51.09% 13
West Midlands +29 9 £363 -9.37% 8
Yorkshire +25 9 £450 +38.46% 12
East of England -10 4 £350 +55.55% 3
South West 0 3 £288 -32.35% 9
East Midlands -5 2 £325 +80.55% 5
North West +19 1 £325 -18.75% 17
Zend
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Zend.

1 138 (99.28%) PHP
2 71 (51.08%) Symfony
3 70 (50.36%) MySQL
4 66 (47.48%) JavaScript
5 58 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (39.57%) HTML
6 55 (39.57%) CSS
7 54 (38.85%) Laravel
8 53 (38.13%) MVC
9 45 (32.37%) Linux
10 41 (29.50%) LAMP
11 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
12 32 (23.02%) MongoDB
13 31 (22.30%) OO
14 30 (21.58%) jQuery
14 30 (21.58%) AngularJS
15 28 (20.14%) Apache
16 27 (19.42%) Python
17 26 (18.71%) NoSQL
18 24 (17.27%) Node.js
19 22 (15.83%) Subversion
20 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (15.11%) Java
20 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
21 20 (14.39%) Web Development
22 19 (13.67%) Test Automation
22 19 (13.67%) HTML5
23 18 (12.95%) RESTful
23 18 (12.95%) Redis
24 17 (12.23%) SQL

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 28 (20.14%) Apache
2 14 (10.07%) nginx
2 14 (10.07%) WordPress
3 12 (8.63%) Drupal
4 6 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.60%) CMS
6 2 (1.44%) SilverStripe
7 1 (0.72%) phpBB
7 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.44%) CloudFront
2 2 (1.44%) GitHub
2 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) Route 53
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) HTTP
2 4 (2.88%) AMQP
3 3 (2.16%) SSL
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (50.36%) MySQL
2 32 (23.02%) MongoDB
3 26 (18.71%) NoSQL
4 21 (15.11%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (12.95%) Redis
6 13 (9.35%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.47%) CouchDB
8 7 (5.04%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
10 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.83%) Subversion
3 15 (10.79%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.63%) PHPUnit
5 11 (7.91%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.60%) gulp
7 4 (2.88%) JIRA
7 4 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.16%) Grunt
9 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.44%) Bower
9 2 (1.44%) git-flow
9 2 (1.44%) Selenium
9 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.44%) webpack
10 1 (0.72%) Hudson
10 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (5.04%) Finance
1 7 (5.04%) Marketing
2 5 (3.60%) Games
3 3 (2.16%) Advertising
3 3 (2.16%) Digital Economy
3 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Back Office
4 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Military
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (84.17%) Developer
2 104 (74.82%) PHP Developer
3 22 (15.83%) PHP Zend Developer
4 16 (11.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 16 (11.51%) Symfony Developer
5 9 (6.47%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.32%) MySQL Developer
7 6 (4.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Angular Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Architect
8 5 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.88%) AWS Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Designer
9 4 (2.88%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (2.88%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (2.88%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (51.08%) Symfony
2 55 (39.57%) CSS
2 55 (39.57%) HTML
3 54 (38.85%) Laravel
4 41 (29.50%) LAMP
5 30 (21.58%) AngularJS
5 30 (21.58%) jQuery
6 24 (17.27%) Node.js
7 19 (13.67%) HTML5
8 18 (12.95%) RESTful
9 16 (11.51%) CSS3
10 15 (10.79%) CodeIgniter
10 15 (10.79%) Zend Framework
11 14 (10.07%) LEMP Stack
12 13 (9.35%) Django
13 10 (7.19%) Sass
13 10 (7.19%) Yii
14 9 (6.47%) Doctrine
14 9 (6.47%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (6.47%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) User Experience
2 12 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) Fintech
6 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) Social Media
6 2 (1.44%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.72%) BYOD
7 1 (0.72%) Photography
7 1 (0.72%) Social Network
7 1 (0.72%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.37%) Linux
2 5 (3.60%) Windows
3 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.44%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.13%) MVC
3 31 (22.30%) OO
4 21 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (14.39%) Web Development
6 19 (13.67%) Test Automation
7 16 (11.51%) TDD
8 15 (10.79%) Regression Testing
8 15 (10.79%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.79%) Web Application Development
9 14 (10.07%) Service Design
10 12 (8.63%) BDD
10 12 (8.63%) Release Management
11 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.91%) OO PHP
12 10 (7.19%) Refactoring
12 10 (7.19%) Scrum
13 9 (6.47%) DevOps
13 9 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (5.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (99.28%) PHP
2 66 (47.48%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.42%) Python
4 21 (15.11%) Java
5 17 (12.23%) SQL
6 9 (6.47%) Ruby
7 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.32%) ECMAScript
8 6 (4.32%) Groovy
8 6 (4.32%) Scala
9 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.44%) C#
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) C++
11 1 (0.72%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.72%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (2.16%) Degree
2 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) Puppet
2 12 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.47%) Ansible
4 4 (2.88%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.16%) Salt
6 2 (1.44%) cPanel
6 2 (1.44%) Grafana
6 2 (1.44%) Kibana
6 2 (1.44%) logstash
6 2 (1.44%) Nagios
7 1 (0.72%) Piwik
7 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle
2 3 (2.16%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.44%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
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