Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 216 230
Rank change year-on-year +31 +14 -45
Contract jobs citing Zend 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 5
North West median daily rate £345 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +10.17% -15.71%
10th Percentile £275 £294 £240
90th Percentile £406 £426 £430
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 2453 3182 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.16% 46.15% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1891 1951
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 129 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.15 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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

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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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +24 13 £325 - 3
Merseyside +8 2 £350 +7.69%
Cheshire +9 1 £340 +2.26% 1
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) PHP
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) Laravel
4 11 (68.75%) MySQL
5 10 (62.50%) Symfony
6 7 (43.75%) Magento
7 5 (31.25%) Drupal
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Sass
8 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
8 4 (25.00%) Retail
8 4 (25.00%) React
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
10 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
10 2 (12.50%) Web Development
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
11 1 (6.25%) XML
11 1 (6.25%) OO
11 1 (6.25%) XHTML
11 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
11 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (6.25%) REST
11 1 (6.25%) RESTful

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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 (31.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Magento Developer
4 4 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (18.75%) PHP Zend Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) Laravel
4 10 (62.50%) Symfony
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) React
6 4 (25.00%) Sass
7 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (6.25%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) PHP