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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend
UK / England
Rank 491 502 474
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28  
Contract jobs citing Zend 83 111 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 86
Median daily rate £400 £363 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
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 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
London +19 31 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +19 22 £415 +3.75% 10
North West +33 11 £325 - 15
South East +13 10 £325 +3.17% 20
West Midlands +12 3 £350 +48.93% 6
East of England -2 2 £210 - 5
East Midlands -6 2 £350 -6.66% 4
South West -2 1 - - 4
North East - 1 £155 - 2
Zend
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 184 (99.46%) PHP
2 92 (49.73%) MySQL
3 81 (43.78%) Symfony
4 72 (38.92%) MVC
5 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (37.84%) HTML
6 70 (37.84%) CSS
7 67 (36.22%) JavaScript
8 61 (32.97%) Git (software)
9 60 (32.43%) Linux
10 57 (30.81%) Laravel
11 51 (27.57%) OO
12 50 (27.03%) LAMP
13 42 (22.70%) MongoDB
14 40 (21.62%) Zend Framework
15 34 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (18.38%) AngularJS
16 33 (17.84%) Apache
17 32 (17.30%) Python
18 31 (16.76%) Java
19 30 (16.22%) NoSQL
20 28 (15.14%) HTML5
20 28 (15.14%) PostgreSQL
20 28 (15.14%) Scrum
20 28 (15.14%) Subversion
21 25 (13.51%) Microservices
21 25 (13.51%) SQL
22 24 (12.97%) RESTful
22 24 (12.97%) Jenkins
23 23 (12.43%) Redis

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Top Related 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 33 (17.84%) Apache
2 20 (10.81%) nginx
2 20 (10.81%) WordPress
3 16 (8.65%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.95%) Drupal
5 7 (3.78%) CMS
6 4 (2.16%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.08%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.54%) phpBB
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.54%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Magento
2 4 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.78%) SaaS
4 2 (1.08%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) HTTP
2 9 (4.86%) SSL
2 9 (4.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.16%) AMQP
4 1 (0.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (49.73%) MySQL
2 42 (22.70%) MongoDB
3 30 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 28 (15.14%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (12.43%) Redis
6 20 (10.81%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.95%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.70%) Big Data
8 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 61 (32.97%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.14%) Subversion
3 24 (12.97%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.03%) Mercurial
5 12 (6.49%) PHPUnit
6 10 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.41%) JUnit
7 9 (4.86%) Vagrant
8 8 (4.32%) Jasmine
8 8 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.70%) JIRA
10 4 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.54%) git-flow
11 1 (0.54%) Hudson
11 1 (0.54%) Selenium
11 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (8.65%) Marketing
2 10 (5.41%) Finance
3 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.16%) Electronics
4 4 (2.16%) Games
4 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Back Office
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (87.03%) Developer
2 127 (68.65%) PHP Developer
3 26 (14.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 26 (14.05%) PHP Zend Developer
3 26 (14.05%) Symfony Developer
4 15 (8.11%) Magento Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.41%) Senior PHP Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Angular Developer
6 9 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (3.78%) MySQL Developer
8 7 (3.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (3.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 7 (3.78%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.78%) Symfony
2 70 (37.84%) CSS
2 70 (37.84%) HTML
3 57 (30.81%) Laravel
4 50 (27.03%) LAMP
5 40 (21.62%) Zend Framework
6 34 (18.38%) AngularJS
7 28 (15.14%) HTML5
8 24 (12.97%) RESTful
9 23 (12.43%) REST
9 23 (12.43%) Web Services
10 22 (11.89%) CSS3
10 22 (11.89%) jQuery
11 21 (11.35%) Node.js
11 21 (11.35%) XML
12 20 (10.81%) CodeIgniter
12 20 (10.81%) LEMP Stack
13 18 (9.73%) JSON
14 17 (9.19%) Django
15 15 (8.11%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.32%) User Experience
2 6 (3.24%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (3.24%) Video on Demand
3 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.62%) Fintech
4 3 (1.62%) Social Media
5 2 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.54%) iPad
6 1 (0.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.43%) Linux
2 2 (1.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (38.92%) MVC
2 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (27.57%) OO
4 34 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (15.14%) Scrum
6 25 (13.51%) Microservices
7 22 (11.89%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.89%) OO PHP
8 21 (11.35%) Regression Testing
8 21 (11.35%) TDD
8 21 (11.35%) Web Development
9 20 (10.81%) Configuration Management
10 17 (9.19%) OOP
10 17 (9.19%) Web Application Development
11 15 (8.11%) BDD
12 14 (7.57%) Open Source
12 14 (7.57%) Release Management
12 14 (7.57%) Software Engineering
13 12 (6.49%) Unit Testing
14 11 (5.95%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 184 (99.46%) PHP
2 67 (36.22%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.30%) Python
4 31 (16.76%) Java
5 25 (13.51%) SQL
6 11 (5.95%) Ruby
7 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.62%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.08%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.08%) Groovy
9 2 (1.08%) Scala
9 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) C#
10 1 (0.54%) C++
10 1 (0.54%) Go
10 1 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 15 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) Docker
2 4 (2.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (10.81%) Puppet
2 11 (5.95%) Ansible
3 9 (4.86%) Grafana
3 9 (4.86%) Kibana
3 9 (4.86%) logstash
3 9 (4.86%) Salt
4 1 (0.54%) Piwik
4 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (4.86%) Rackspace
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle
3 4 (2.16%) SAP
4 2 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.54%) Samsung
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