Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 9 December 2018 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 > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 - 102
Rank change year-on-year - +102 +10
Contract jobs citing Zend 24 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.39% - 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Wales median daily rate £450 - -
UK median daily rate £403 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 760 495 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 43.93% 41.28% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 331 367
Wales median daily rate £425 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +16.79%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £210
90th Percentile £603 £500 £561
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 39
Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £12.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +13.37% -14.73%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.30 £23.40 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Zend in Wales

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Wales

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Wales region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
South Wales - 24 £450 - 2
Zend
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zend also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Zend.

1 24 (100.00%) PHP
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Scrum
3 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 22 (91.67%) SOA
3 22 (91.67%) Project Management
3 22 (91.67%) TDD
3 22 (91.67%) Kanban
4 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
4 21 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (87.50%) Technical Leadership
5 15 (62.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 15 (62.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
6 12 (50.00%) Laravel
7 7 (29.17%) Publishing
7 7 (29.17%) HPCC
7 7 (29.17%) Big Data
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Symfony
10 2 (8.33%) MySQL
10 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
11 1 (4.17%) HTML
11 1 (4.17%) CSS
11 1 (4.17%) MVC
11 1 (4.17%) OO
11 1 (4.17%) jQuery
11 1 (4.17%) Time Management

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (29.17%) Big Data
3 7 (29.17%) HPCC
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Publishing
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
1 24 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) PHP Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) PHP Zend Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Software Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) Laravel
3 4 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (95.83%) Scrum
3 22 (91.67%) Kanban
3 22 (91.67%) Project Management
3 22 (91.67%) SOA
3 22 (91.67%) TDD
4 21 (87.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (87.50%) Technical Leadership
4 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
5 15 (62.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 15 (62.50%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.17%) Product Management
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript