Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 353 344 338
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 +37
Contract jobs citing Zend 17 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 14
South East median daily rate £450 £310 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.16% -20.00% +29.17%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £278
90th Percentile £475 £346 £425
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
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 7,414 7,766 7,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.39% 47.24% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,246 4,546 4,295
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.91%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 294 369
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £45.39
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.10
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.28% -2.29%

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 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 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 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
Hampshire -14 14 £450 +40.63% 11
Thames Valley +21 3 £225 -30.77% 5
Berkshire +3 3 £225 -30.77% 1
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for Zend.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 16 (94.12%) CSS
3 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
5 11 (64.71%) MySQL
6 9 (52.94%) Symfony
7 8 (47.06%) jQuery
7 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (47.06%) Scrum
7 8 (47.06%) Java
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
8 7 (41.18%) Apache
8 7 (41.18%) LAMP
8 7 (41.18%) MVC
8 7 (41.18%) Windows
8 7 (41.18%) Subversion
8 7 (41.18%) Ajax
9 6 (35.29%) Spring
9 6 (35.29%) Unix
9 6 (35.29%) SQL
9 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
9 6 (35.29%) Kafka
9 6 (35.29%) Docker
10 5 (29.41%) Java 8
10 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
11 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
11 4 (23.53%) Post-Production
11 4 (23.53%) CRUD

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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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Couchbase
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Backend Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) CSS
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Symfony
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Ajax
4 7 (41.18%) LAMP
5 6 (35.29%) Kafka
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Laravel
9 2 (11.76%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (11.76%) Java EE
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) SOAP
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
10 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Debian
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) CRUD
3 4 (23.53%) Post-Production
4 3 (17.65%) OO
4 3 (17.65%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
5 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Java 8
6 2 (11.76%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat