The first table below looks at the demand for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symfony 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 152 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.26% 29.69% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 87 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Symfony
West Midlands

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symfony across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symfony across the Birmingham region.

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Symfony also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symfony.

1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Fedora
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) SVG
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Symfony also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symfony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) RubyGems
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SVG
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Sinatra
4 1 (16.67%) WebGL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Fedora
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant