The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 97 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 -12  
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.071% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.94% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33%  
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 644 747 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.03% 41.80% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 415 362
Median daily rate £418 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Manchester

Zend
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Zend.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 2 (66.67%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SilverStripe
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Laravel
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Laravel
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL