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 3 months to 25 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 155 149
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Zend 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% 0.19% 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.077% 0.41% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1303 1700 1700
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.93% 45.31% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 998 860
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 58 110
Median hourly rate £15.75 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Zend
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

Zend
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 3 months to 25 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
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Zend.

1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Zend Framework
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (33.33%) B2B
6 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (33.33%) Magento
6 4 (33.33%) AMQP
6 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (33.33%) Modular Programming
7 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (25.00%) Symfony

Zend
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 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) jQuery
1 5 (41.67%) Zend Framework
2 4 (33.33%) LAMP
2 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (25.00%) Symfony
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) OAuth
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Front End Development
4 4 (33.33%) B2B
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (33.33%) Modular Programming
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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