Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 191 207
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +28
Contract jobs citing Zend 22 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 14
North West median daily rate £356 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +4.62% +10.17%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £200
90th Percentile £438 £388 £421
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%
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 2,488 2,286 2,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.02% 42.05% 45.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,521 1,416 1,711
North West median daily rate £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £230 £225 £263
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 142 107
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -14.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.55 £43.00 £44.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Zend
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

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 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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Manchester -7 12 £394 +21.15% 16
Cheshire +12 6 £344 +1.10% 4
Lancashire - 4 £350 - 3
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North West region with a requirement for Zend.

1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
3 11 (50.00%) Zend Framework
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) LAMP
6 8 (36.36%) Dojo
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
7 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
7 7 (31.82%) Symfony
7 7 (31.82%) PHP 5
7 7 (31.82%) OOP
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Workflow
8 6 (27.27%) Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Kanban
8 6 (27.27%) Laravel
8 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (22.73%) RESTful
9 5 (22.73%) Apache
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce

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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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 6 (27.27%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) PHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) CakePHP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) LAMP
4 8 (36.36%) Dojo
5 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
5 7 (31.82%) Symfony
6 6 (27.27%) Laravel
6 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) CSS3
8 3 (13.64%) HTML5
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) Middleware
8 3 (13.64%) React
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) OOP
3 6 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (27.27%) Kanban
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) Modular Programming
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) PHP 5
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) ES6
5 3 (13.64%) PHP 7
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle