Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 629 644
Rank change year-on-year -149 +15 -224
Contract jobs citing Zend 118 264 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 173 207
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £295 £224
90th Percentile £478 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £323
% change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 14 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 6 months to 24 November 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
England -147 112 £350 -6.67% 78
UK excluding London -34 83 £338 -10.00% 55
London -97 33 £413 +10.00% 24
North of England +49 24 £325 - 20
South East -2 21 £313 -19.35% 20
North West +33 16 £345 +6.15% 12
Midlands -3 16 £323 -22.29% 6
East of England -18 9 £500 +42.86%
West Midlands +18 8 £425 +21.43% 1
Yorkshire +14 8 £325 -13.33% 7
East Midlands -33 8 £320 -24.71% 5
South West -6 7 £325 +8.33% 8
Scotland +4 3 £338 -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 115 (97.46%) PHP
2 78 (66.10%) CSS
3 76 (64.41%) HTML
3 76 (64.41%) JavaScript
4 74 (62.71%) MySQL
5 55 (46.61%) Symfony
6 45 (38.14%) Laravel
7 35 (29.66%) jQuery
7 35 (29.66%) LAMP
8 32 (27.12%) MVC
9 31 (26.27%) Linux
9 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
10 30 (25.42%) OO
11 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (20.34%) Magento
13 19 (16.10%) WordPress
14 18 (15.25%) CSS3
15 17 (14.41%) OO PHP
15 17 (14.41%) HTML5
15 17 (14.41%) TDD
16 15 (12.71%) Web Development
16 15 (12.71%) BDD
16 15 (12.71%) Apache
16 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
17 13 (11.02%) Docker
17 13 (11.02%) Sass
17 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
18 12 (10.17%) Zend Framework
19 11 (9.32%) PHPUnit
19 11 (9.32%) 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 19 (16.10%) WordPress
2 15 (12.71%) Apache
3 9 (7.63%) Drupal
4 7 (5.93%) CMS
5 6 (5.08%) nginx
6 3 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.69%) Confluence
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (20.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) GitHub
2 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.24%) SaaS
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.69%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.69%) npm
4 2 (1.69%) Route 53
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Intranet
1 4 (3.39%) SSL
2 2 (1.69%) Internet
2 2 (1.69%) SMS
2 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (62.71%) MySQL
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.24%) Redis
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (26.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.32%) PHPUnit
3 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.08%) JIRA
4 5 (4.24%) Subversion
5 4 (3.39%) gulp
5 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.54%) Codeception
7 2 (1.69%) Babel
7 2 (1.69%) Bower
7 2 (1.69%) Grunt
7 2 (1.69%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 8 (6.78%) Retail
2 6 (5.08%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Back Office
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
4 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Economy
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (95.76%) Developer
2 83 (70.34%) PHP Developer
3 22 (18.64%) Magento Developer
4 12 (10.17%) PHP Zend Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (9.32%) MySQL Developer
5 11 (9.32%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 11 (9.32%) Symfony Developer
6 10 (8.47%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 7 (5.93%) PHP Magento Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.08%) LAMP Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Lead Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.08%) WordPress Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Senior PHP Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.10%) CSS
2 76 (64.41%) HTML
3 55 (46.61%) Symfony
4 45 (38.14%) Laravel
5 35 (29.66%) jQuery
5 35 (29.66%) LAMP
6 18 (15.25%) CSS3
7 17 (14.41%) HTML5
8 13 (11.02%) AngularJS
8 13 (11.02%) Sass
9 12 (10.17%) Zend Framework
10 11 (9.32%) RESTful
11 9 (7.63%) Ajax
11 9 (7.63%) Web Services
12 8 (6.78%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (6.78%) Yii
13 7 (5.93%) LEMP Stack
13 7 (5.93%) React
14 6 (5.08%) SOAP
14 6 (5.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) iPad
4 4 (3.39%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.69%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
3 2 (1.69%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) MVC
2 30 (25.42%) OO
3 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) OO PHP
4 17 (14.41%) TDD
5 15 (12.71%) BDD
5 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
5 15 (12.71%) Web Development
6 11 (9.32%) OOP
7 9 (7.63%) Open Source
8 7 (5.93%) DevOps
8 7 (5.93%) Scrum
9 6 (5.08%) OOD
10 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.39%) API Development
11 4 (3.39%) Microservices
11 4 (3.39%) Project Management
11 4 (3.39%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.39%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.39%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (97.46%) PHP
2 76 (64.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.63%) SQL
4 7 (5.93%) Python
5 6 (5.08%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.39%) Java
7 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.54%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) Ruby
8 2 (1.69%) ES6
8 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.85%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) Groovy
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) cPanel
2 2 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.69%) Nagios
2 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.69%) Salt
2 2 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (1.69%) Google
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe
2 1 (0.85%) Brightcove
2 1 (0.85%) Rackspace