The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Zend Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zend Framework over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Zend Framework
England / South West
Rank - 135 134
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.43% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +23.07% -10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Zend Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 743 705 764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.60% 24.37% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 468 498
Median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Zend Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Zend Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Zend Framework in the South West

Zend Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend Framework in the South West

Zend Framework
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Zend Framework 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 West region with a requirement for Zend Framework.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Doctrine

Zend Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) WordPress
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend