Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 358 351
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 -23
Contract jobs citing Zend 26 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 39
South East median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.85% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £275 £277 £213
90th Percentile £441 £425 £500
England median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 - £175.00

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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7845 9064 9186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.77% 48.77% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4336 5389 5006
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 409 471
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% -2.83% +8.40%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £42.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

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

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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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 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
Thames Valley +8 18 £403 +53.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 17 £403 +78.89%
Hampshire +10 5 - - 7
Berkshire +34 3 £403 +34.17%
Kent +11 2 £300 -42.86%
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Zend.

1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (84.62%) MySQL
3 17 (65.38%) Symfony
4 16 (61.54%) Laravel
4 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 13 (50.00%) MVC
6 13 (50.00%) LAMP
7 12 (46.15%) CSS
7 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 12 (46.15%) Linux
7 12 (46.15%) OO
7 12 (46.15%) Apache
8 11 (42.31%) HTML
8 11 (42.31%) Subversion
8 11 (42.31%) Node.js
9 8 (30.77%) Redis
9 8 (30.77%) Puppet
9 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
9 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
9 8 (30.77%) Yii
9 8 (30.77%) Release Management
9 8 (30.77%) Web Development
9 8 (30.77%) jQuery
9 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
10 7 (26.92%) nginx
10 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
10 7 (26.92%) CouchDB
10 7 (26.92%) Memcached

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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 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) WordPress
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (3.85%) phpBB
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 8 (30.77%) Redis
3 7 (26.92%) CouchDB
3 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) Subversion
3 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (26.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) git-flow
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
1 26 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 7 (26.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 7 (26.92%) PHP Zend Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Symfony
2 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
2 16 (61.54%) Laravel
3 13 (50.00%) LAMP
4 12 (46.15%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
5 11 (42.31%) Node.js
6 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) Yii
7 7 (26.92%) LAPP Stack
7 7 (26.92%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (26.92%) Memcached
8 5 (19.23%) Ajax
9 3 (11.54%) HTML5
9 3 (11.54%) RESTful
10 2 (7.69%) CSS3
10 2 (7.69%) JSON
10 2 (7.69%) React
10 2 (7.69%) Zend Framework
11 1 (3.85%) Apache Tika
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 12 (46.15%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Release Management
3 8 (30.77%) Web Development
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (26.92%) Refactoring
4 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) Post-Production
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
7 2 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 2 (7.69%) Rapid Prototyping
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.85%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Ansible
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Piwik
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft