Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 702 714 665
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49 -12
Contract jobs citing Zend 103 137 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 99 95
England median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £275
90th Percentile £494 £500 £510
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 35,107 37,881 37,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.29% 41.39% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,050 23,613 22,914
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,191 1,383 1,273
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +1.45% -4.17%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.39
% change year-on-year +8.74% +0.63% -6.00%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +32 28 £450 +12.50% 9
South East +34 22 £450 +50.00% 2
North of England +7 20 £300 -20.00% 9
South West -9 20 £425 +12.96% 4
North West +12 11 £325 -7.14% 2
East of England +3 9 £475 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +6 7 £275 -31.25% 7
Midlands -4 4 £450 - 4
North East +13 2 £300 -
East Midlands +9 2 £325 -32.15% 2
West Midlands -9 1 £450 +2.27% 2
Zend
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (57.28%) JavaScript
2 59 (57.28%) CSS
3 56 (54.37%) HTML
4 42 (40.78%) Symfony
5 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (36.89%) MySQL
7 37 (35.92%) Docker
8 34 (33.01%) Git (software)
9 33 (32.04%) MVC
10 28 (27.18%) Linux
11 25 (24.27%) OO
12 20 (19.42%) Laravel
12 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
13 19 (18.45%) Magento
13 19 (18.45%) E-Commerce
13 19 (18.45%) SQL
14 18 (17.48%) Scrum
15 17 (16.50%) jQuery
16 16 (15.53%) OO PHP
16 16 (15.53%) LAMP
17 15 (14.56%) Java
17 15 (14.56%) Unix
17 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
18 14 (13.59%) Kafka
18 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
18 14 (13.59%) TDD
18 14 (13.59%) Spring
19 13 (12.62%) Apache
19 13 (12.62%) Mentoring

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 13 (12.62%) Apache
2 5 (4.85%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) CMS
3 4 (3.88%) Drupal
4 3 (2.91%) Confluence
4 3 (2.91%) WordPress
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) npm
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.97%) Trello
5 1 (0.97%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) MySQL
2 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.80%) Couchbase
4 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (33.01%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.80%) JIRA
3 5 (4.85%) gulp
4 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.94%) Selenium
5 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.94%) webpack
6 1 (0.97%) Ant
6 1 (0.97%) Grunt
6 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.97%) Xdebug
General
1 4 (3.88%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (92.23%) Developer
2 58 (56.31%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Magento Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Java Developer
5 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Backend Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Senior PHP Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.77%) PHP Zend Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Node.js Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Angular Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Lead PHP Developer
11 3 (2.91%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.94%) PHP Magento Developer
12 2 (1.94%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (57.28%) CSS
2 56 (54.37%) HTML
3 42 (40.78%) Symfony
4 20 (19.42%) AngularJS
4 20 (19.42%) Laravel
5 17 (16.50%) jQuery
6 16 (15.53%) LAMP
7 14 (13.59%) Kafka
7 14 (13.59%) Spring
8 12 (11.65%) React
9 11 (10.68%) Node.js
10 10 (9.71%) Zend Framework
11 9 (8.74%) CSS3
12 8 (7.77%) Sass
12 8 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (7.77%) XHTML
13 7 (6.80%) CakePHP
13 7 (6.80%) Doctrine
13 7 (6.80%) HTML5
13 7 (6.80%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (4.85%) NHS
2 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.91%) Video on Demand
2 3 (2.91%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.94%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.18%) Linux
2 15 (14.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) CentOS
3 2 (1.94%) Gentoo
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.04%) MVC
3 25 (24.27%) OO
4 19 (18.45%) E-Commerce
5 18 (17.48%) Scrum
6 16 (15.53%) OO PHP
7 14 (13.59%) TDD
8 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.68%) Front End Development
10 8 (7.77%) OOP
11 7 (6.80%) CRUD
11 7 (6.80%) DevOps
11 7 (6.80%) Open Source
12 5 (4.85%) BDD
12 5 (4.85%) Project Management
12 5 (4.85%) Web Development
13 4 (3.88%) Fintech
13 4 (3.88%) Market Research
14 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (2.91%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) PHP
2 59 (57.28%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.45%) SQL
4 15 (14.56%) Java
5 12 (11.65%) Java 8
6 5 (4.85%) PHP 7
7 3 (2.91%) ES6
8 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.97%) Go
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 37 (35.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.97%) Kibana
2 1 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (1.94%) Atlassian