The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 140 138
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Contract jobs citing Zend 10 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £370 £394
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 advertised in Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 758 1067 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.13% 37.90% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 715 780
Median daily rate £395 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Zend
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zend in Yorkshire

Zend
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zend in Yorkshire

Zend
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Zend in Yorkshire

Zend
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zend within the Yorkshire region 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
West Yorkshire - 9 £463 - 9
South Yorkshire +5 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Zend
England

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 across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Zend.

1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (83.87%) Symfony
3 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) Java
4 19 (61.29%) Laravel
5 18 (58.06%) Python
6 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
7 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
8 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
8 14 (45.16%) NoSQL
8 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
9 13 (41.94%) RESTful
9 13 (41.94%) Regression Testing
9 13 (41.94%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) Django
10 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
11 8 (25.81%) Redis
11 8 (25.81%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (25.81%) MySQL
11 8 (25.81%) Linux
11 8 (25.81%) LAMP
12 7 (22.58%) Flask
13 6 (19.35%) EclipseLink
13 6 (19.35%) SOLID
13 6 (19.35%) Scala
13 6 (19.35%) ECMAScript
13 6 (19.35%) HTTP

Zend
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) WordPress
4 1 (3.23%) nginx
4 1 (3.23%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MongoDB
1 14 (45.16%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) Redis
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) PHPUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (9.68%) PHP Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Developer
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (3.23%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Python Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (83.87%) Symfony
2 19 (61.29%) Laravel
3 13 (41.94%) RESTful
4 9 (29.03%) Django
5 8 (25.81%) CodeIgniter
5 8 (25.81%) LAMP
6 7 (22.58%) Flask
7 6 (19.35%) EclipseLink
7 6 (19.35%) JPA
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
9 4 (12.90%) Node.js
9 4 (12.90%) Sass
10 3 (9.68%) CSS3
10 3 (9.68%) Doctrine
10 3 (9.68%) HTML5
10 3 (9.68%) LESS
10 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) BYOD
2 1 (3.23%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
3 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
4 13 (41.94%) MVC
4 13 (41.94%) Regression Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) SOLID
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) OO
9 3 (9.68%) OO PHP
10 1 (3.23%) Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Big Data Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.23%) Database Optimisation
10 1 (3.23%) Kanban
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (3.23%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) Python
4 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) ECMAScript
6 6 (19.35%) Groovy
6 6 (19.35%) Ruby
6 6 (19.35%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Google
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle