Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 333 360
Rank change year-on-year -35 +27 -6
Contract jobs citing Zend 14 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.083% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 31
South East median daily rate £320 £364 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.03% +16.40% +0.40%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £280
90th Percentile £355 £416 £388
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
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 7,839 7,741 8,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.75% 49.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,486 4,313 5,071
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 382 423
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -11.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.34 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.69 £47.76 £52.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

Zend
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

Zend
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 19 April 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
Hampshire +3 7 £320 - 3
Thames Valley -30 4 £325 -19.25% 2
Berkshire -12 3 £325 -19.25%
Oxfordshire -25 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £338 - 1
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Zend.

1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) PHP 5
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) Symfony
6 3 (21.43%) Zend Framework
6 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Laravel
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
7 2 (14.29%) git-flow
7 2 (14.29%) PHP 7
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter

Zend
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) PHPUnit
2 2 (14.29%) git-flow
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Laravel
3 3 (21.43%) Symfony
3 3 (21.43%) Zend Framework
4 2 (14.29%) CakePHP
4 2 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) OO PHP
1 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP 5
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle