The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 548 497
Rank change year-on-year +9 -51  
Contract jobs citing Zend 62 96 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.40% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 72 112
Median daily rate £401 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £205 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +21.96% -5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20263 24158 24977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.93% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12302 14876 14615
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 822 1125
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Zend as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in the UK

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the UK

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in the UK

Zend
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in the UK

Zend
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +22 61 £403 +15.00% 85
South East +41 20 £403 +21.96% 13
London -19 14 £394 +5.00% 13
Oxfordshire +3 13 £403 +78.88% 2
Yorkshire +25 10 £450 +38.46% 13
Leeds - 9 £463 - 7
West Yorkshire - 9 £463 - 9
West Midlands +32 8 £331 -17.18% 9
Birmingham - 5 £331 -
Oxford +1 4 £425 +88.88%
East of England -8 4 £350 +55.55% 2
Hampshire +15 3 - - 7
South West +4 3 £288 -32.35% 7
Berkshire - 3 £403 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Warwick - 3 - -
Bristol -4 2 £250 -41.17% 4
East Midlands -8 2 £325 +42.85% 8
Kent - 2 £300 -
Maidstone - 2 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
Scotland +45 1 £325 - 1
Edinburgh +18 1 £325 -
Suffolk +15 1 £350 +180.00%
North West +14 1 - - 18
Sheffield +11 1 £450 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +5 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Nottingham +3 1 - - 4
Cambridge 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Zend.

1 156 (99.36%) PHP
2 86 (54.78%) MySQL
3 76 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 76 (48.41%) Symfony
4 64 (40.76%) HTML
4 64 (40.76%) CSS
5 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (36.31%) Laravel
7 56 (35.67%) MVC
8 48 (30.57%) LAMP
8 48 (30.57%) Git (software)
9 46 (29.30%) Linux
10 37 (23.57%) jQuery
11 34 (21.66%) Apache
12 33 (21.02%) AngularJS
13 32 (20.38%) MongoDB
13 32 (20.38%) OO
14 31 (19.75%) Web Development
15 27 (17.20%) SQL
16 26 (16.56%) Python
16 26 (16.56%) NoSQL
16 26 (16.56%) Node.js
17 25 (15.92%) HTML5
17 25 (15.92%) Zend Framework
18 22 (14.01%) Subversion
18 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (14.01%) CSS3
19 21 (13.38%) Java
20 20 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (12.74%) RESTful

Zend
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 34 (21.66%) Apache
2 15 (9.55%) WordPress
3 14 (8.92%) nginx
4 12 (7.64%) Drupal
5 6 (3.82%) CMS
6 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.64%) phpBB
8 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.27%) CloudFront
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Route 53
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) PaaS
3 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) HTTP
2 4 (2.55%) AMQP
3 3 (1.91%) SSL
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.64%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (54.78%) MySQL
2 32 (20.38%) MongoDB
3 26 (16.56%) NoSQL
4 22 (14.01%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (11.46%) Redis
6 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.73%) CouchDB
8 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (30.57%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.01%) Subversion
3 14 (8.92%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.64%) PHPUnit
5 11 (7.01%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.18%) gulp
7 4 (2.55%) JIRA
7 4 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.91%) Grunt
9 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.27%) Bower
9 2 (1.27%) git-flow
9 2 (1.27%) Selenium
9 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.27%) webpack
10 1 (0.64%) Hudson
10 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (5.73%) Finance
2 7 (4.46%) Marketing
3 5 (3.18%) Games
4 3 (1.91%) Advertising
4 3 (1.91%) Digital Economy
4 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (87.26%) Developer
2 123 (78.34%) PHP Developer
3 32 (20.38%) PHP Zend Developer
4 18 (11.46%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 18 (11.46%) Symfony Developer
5 10 (6.37%) PHP Web Developer
5 10 (6.37%) Web Developer
6 9 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.82%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (3.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Angular Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Architect
9 5 (3.18%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.55%) Designer
10 4 (2.55%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (2.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (48.41%) Symfony
2 64 (40.76%) CSS
2 64 (40.76%) HTML
3 57 (36.31%) Laravel
4 48 (30.57%) LAMP
5 37 (23.57%) jQuery
6 33 (21.02%) AngularJS
7 26 (16.56%) Node.js
8 25 (15.92%) HTML5
8 25 (15.92%) Zend Framework
9 22 (14.01%) CSS3
10 20 (12.74%) RESTful
11 16 (10.19%) CodeIgniter
11 16 (10.19%) Sass
12 14 (8.92%) LEMP Stack
13 13 (8.28%) Ajax
13 13 (8.28%) Django
13 13 (8.28%) Yii
14 9 (5.73%) CakePHP
14 9 (5.73%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.28%) User Experience
2 12 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.55%) Fintech
6 3 (1.91%) Social Media
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.64%) BYOD
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Photography
8 1 (0.64%) Social Network
8 1 (0.64%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.30%) Linux
2 5 (3.18%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.27%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.67%) MVC
3 32 (20.38%) OO
4 31 (19.75%) Web Development
5 20 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.10%) Test Automation
7 18 (11.46%) OOP
7 18 (11.46%) TDD
8 15 (9.55%) Regression Testing
8 15 (9.55%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.55%) Web Application Development
9 14 (8.92%) Release Management
9 14 (8.92%) Service Design
10 13 (8.28%) Front End Development
11 12 (7.64%) BDD
12 11 (7.01%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.01%) DevOps
12 11 (7.01%) OO PHP
13 10 (6.37%) Refactoring
13 10 (6.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 156 (99.36%) PHP
2 76 (48.41%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.20%) SQL
4 26 (16.56%) Python
5 21 (13.38%) Java
6 8 (5.10%) Ruby
7 7 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.82%) ECMAScript
8 6 (3.82%) Groovy
8 6 (3.82%) Scala
9 5 (3.18%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.27%) C#
11 1 (0.64%) C
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.64%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (1.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (9.55%) Puppet
2 11 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.73%) Ansible
4 4 (2.55%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.27%) cPanel
5 2 (1.27%) Grafana
5 2 (1.27%) Kibana
5 2 (1.27%) logstash
5 2 (1.27%) Nagios
5 2 (1.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.64%) Piwik
6 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle
2 3 (1.91%) Rackspace
3 2 (1.27%) Google
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
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