The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 369 367
Rank change year-on-year -41 -2  
Contract jobs citing Zend 14 49 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 60
Median daily rate £394 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +21.96% -5.71%  
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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8594 8848 10276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.40% 41.39% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5811 6111 6782
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 110 250
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in London

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in London

Zend
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in London

Zend
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London -11 1 £400 +23.07% 3
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Zend.

1 44 (97.78%) PHP
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 16 (35.56%) Symfony
4 14 (31.11%) HTML
4 14 (31.11%) MySQL
4 14 (31.11%) CSS
5 13 (28.89%) Service Design
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) Laravel
8 9 (20.00%) User Experience
8 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.00%) HTML5
8 9 (20.00%) MVC
8 9 (20.00%) LAMP
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) jQuery
9 8 (17.78%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) WordPress
9 8 (17.78%) CSS3
10 7 (15.56%) Product Management
10 7 (15.56%) Node.js
10 7 (15.56%) Marketing
10 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (13.33%) CakePHP
11 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (13.33%) BDD
11 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.33%) Zend Framework
12 5 (11.11%) Microservices

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (17.78%) WordPress
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.44%) CloudFront
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Route 53
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.67%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.44%) Bower
4 2 (4.44%) gulp
4 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
4 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.44%) webpack
General
1 7 (15.56%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Digital Economy
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 24 (53.33%) PHP Developer
3 6 (13.33%) PHP Zend Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Digital Product Manager
6 3 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Social Media Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) Symfony
2 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) Laravel
4 9 (20.00%) HTML5
4 9 (20.00%) LAMP
5 8 (17.78%) CSS3
5 8 (17.78%) jQuery
6 7 (15.56%) Node.js
7 6 (13.33%) CakePHP
7 6 (13.33%) Zend Framework
8 5 (11.11%) Sass
9 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.89%) Django
9 4 (8.89%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
11 2 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (4.44%) phpspec
11 2 (4.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.67%) Social Media
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.22%) Photography
5 1 (2.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Service Design
3 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Product Management
6 6 (13.33%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Microservices
8 4 (8.89%) Coaching
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) Innovation Management
8 4 (8.89%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.44%) OO PHP
10 2 (4.44%) Process Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) PHP
2 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) cPanel
2 2 (4.44%) Grafana
2 2 (4.44%) Kibana
2 2 (4.44%) logstash
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) Salt
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.22%) Google