The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 29 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 140 114
Rank change year-on-year +29 -26  
Contract jobs citing Zend 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.067% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
England median daily rate £403 £340 £362
% change year-on-year +18.38% -5.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 931 1447 1106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.27% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 1370 1178
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £213 £210 £149
90th Percentile £575 £525 £511
England median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 148
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.20 £23.25 £31.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Zend as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Zend in the West Midlands

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in the West Midlands

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zend in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in the West Midlands

Zend
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham - 6 £363 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
Zend
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Zend.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Laravel
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Doctrine
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Symfony
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Puppet
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
7 2 (18.18%) Docker
7 2 (18.18%) Grunt
7 2 (18.18%) LESS
7 2 (18.18%) gulp
7 2 (18.18%) Case Management
8 1 (9.09%) Service Design
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Zend Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Symfony Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) Laravel
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) Doctrine
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) LESS
5 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Case Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform