The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Zend 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.23% 0.34% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.88% -  
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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 113 123 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 34.77% 41.55% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 87
Median daily rate £450 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £8.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.13% -49.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.80 £8.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £8.80 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Oxford

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Zend.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Symfony
3 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Laravel
4 3 (50.00%) Yii
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Puppet
6 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (16.67%) git-flow
6 1 (16.67%) Fintech
6 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (16.67%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) git-flow
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (83.33%) Symfony
2 4 (66.67%) Laravel
2 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 3 (50.00%) Yii
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle