Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 June 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 180 219
Rank change year-on-year -27 +39 -2
Contract jobs citing Zend 12 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 14
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £269
90th Percentile £413 £413 £429
England median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,374 2,387 3,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.76% 43.70% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,390 1,931
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% - -
10th Percentile £243 £225 £254
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 155 169
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £10.67 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.80 £47.07
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in the North West over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in the North West

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
Manchester -17 7 £350 +13.82% 26
Cheshire -23 3 £250 -37.50% 4
Merseyside +16 1 - - 5
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Zend.

1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) MySQL
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) Symfony
4 8 (66.67%) Laravel
5 7 (58.33%) OO PHP
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Zend Framework
8 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 4 (33.33%) CSS
8 4 (33.33%) HTML
9 3 (25.00%) C#
9 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (25.00%) Magento
9 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (16.67%) PHP 7
10 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (16.67%) XHTML
10 2 (16.67%) PHP 5
10 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 2 (16.67%) Ruby
10 2 (16.67%) Node.js
10 2 (16.67%) MVC
10 2 (16.67%) Java
11 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (8.33%) SQL
11 1 (8.33%) .NET

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL Developer
2 5 (41.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Backend Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Laravel
1 8 (66.67%) Symfony
2 5 (41.67%) Zend Framework
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) OO PHP
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Modular Programming
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) PHP 5
4 2 (16.67%) PHP 7
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) SQL