The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 April 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.

Zend Framework
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 604 606
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2  
Contract jobs citing Zend Framework 17 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.097% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 37 13
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +19.31% +1.53%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14661 15533 15022
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.64% 27.79% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10190 10831 9735
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 194 202
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Zend Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Zend Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend Framework in the UK

Zend Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend Framework over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend Framework in the UK

Zend Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend Framework in the UK

Zend Framework
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +24 9 £406 -1.51%
South Wales +18 9 £406 -1.51%
Wales +16 9 £406 -1.51%
England +12 8 £400 - 15
London +12 3 £413 -4.06% 3
North West +38 2 £400 +37.93% 3
South East +11 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 +0.77% 2
South West +3 1 £325 +0.77% 3
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £400 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 with a requirement for Zend Framework.

1 42 (100.00%) Zend
2 41 (97.62%) PHP
3 34 (80.95%) MySQL
4 29 (69.05%) Git (software)
5 25 (59.52%) HTML
5 25 (59.52%) CSS
6 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (42.86%) Scrum
8 17 (40.48%) XML
8 17 (40.48%) HTML5
9 16 (38.10%) REST
9 16 (38.10%) CSS3
9 16 (38.10%) JSON
10 15 (35.71%) jQuery
10 15 (35.71%) OOP
10 15 (35.71%) Microservices
11 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (33.33%) LAMP
12 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
12 13 (30.95%) Front End Development
13 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
14 11 (26.19%) OO
14 11 (26.19%) Apache
14 11 (26.19%) Java
14 11 (26.19%) SQL
14 11 (26.19%) Swagger
14 11 (26.19%) Docker
14 11 (26.19%) Spring Boot
14 11 (26.19%) Apache Camel
15 10 (23.81%) Cucumber

Zend Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (26.19%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) phpBB
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) AMQP
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
2 5 (11.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 10 (23.81%) JUnit
3 7 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 7 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (69.05%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Angular Developer
6 5 (11.90%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
8 2 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) CSS
1 25 (59.52%) HTML
2 17 (40.48%) HTML5
2 17 (40.48%) XML
3 16 (38.10%) CSS3
3 16 (38.10%) JSON
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 15 (35.71%) jQuery
5 14 (33.33%) LAMP
6 11 (26.19%) Apache Camel
6 11 (26.19%) Spring Boot
6 11 (26.19%) Swagger
7 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.67%) Ajax
9 6 (14.29%) Sass
10 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (4.76%) Web Services
12 1 (2.38%) Smarty
12 1 (2.38%) SOAP
12 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Scrum
3 15 (35.71%) Microservices
3 15 (35.71%) OOP
4 13 (30.95%) Front End Development
5 11 (26.19%) OO
6 10 (23.81%) Web Development
7 9 (21.43%) MVC
8 6 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 6 (14.29%) Web Design
9 4 (9.52%) B2B
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (9.52%) Kanban
9 4 (9.52%) Modular Programming
9 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.14%) DevOps
10 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.14%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Piwik
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Zend
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft