Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 January 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 330 360
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 -31
Contract jobs citing Zend 23 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 26
South East median daily rate £300 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +29.17% -11.11%
10th Percentile £240 £278 £228
90th Percentile £345 £425 £356
England median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,766 7,512 8,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.47% 48.76% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,534 4,331 4,878
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% +4.27%
10th Percentile £234 £236 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 379 445
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -20.49% +22.32%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in the South East

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in the South East

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Thames Valley -32 11 £325 -18.75% 3
Berkshire +1 7 £325 -3.70% 3
Hampshire - 7 £310 - 10
Oxfordshire -21 4 - -
East Sussex - 2 £225 - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Zend.

1 20 (86.96%) PHP
2 19 (82.61%) MySQL
3 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) Laravel
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
6 8 (34.78%) Symfony
6 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (26.09%) jQuery
9 5 (21.74%) PHP 5
9 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3
9 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 5 (21.74%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) OOP
10 4 (17.39%) MVC
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) LAMP
11 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
11 3 (13.04%) Yii
11 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
11 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
11 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 3 (13.04%) Web Development
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Zend Framework
11 3 (13.04%) Linux
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (8.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) PHPUnit
3 2 (8.70%) git-flow
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) MySQL Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) Laravel
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) Symfony
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) Yii
7 3 (13.04%) Zend Framework
8 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.70%) CakePHP
8 2 (8.70%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (8.70%) REST
8 2 (8.70%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) OO PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PHP 5
5 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.04%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) PHP 7
6 2 (8.70%) Python
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle