The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 41 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Symfony 28 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.30% 0.66% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.17% 2.76% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
230 145 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.09% 23.89% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 100 123
Average daily rate £363 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -57.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 47 (88.68%) Zend
3 41 (77.36%) MVC
4 21 (39.62%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
5 20 (37.74%) CSS
6 18 (33.96%) CodeIgniter
6 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
7 13 (24.53%) MySQL
8 11 (20.75%) Drupal
9 8 (15.09%) HTML5
10 7 (13.21%) Sass
10 7 (13.21%) LESS
10 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
10 7 (13.21%) CSS3
10 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) OOP
11 6 (11.32%) CakePHP
11 6 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (9.43%) PHP5
13 4 (7.55%) OO
13 4 (7.55%) Web Services
14 3 (5.66%) TDD
14 3 (5.66%) jQuery
14 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
15 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
15 2 (3.77%) Zend Framework
15 2 (3.77%) Degree
15 2 (3.77%) JIRA
15 2 (3.77%) Facebook

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (20.75%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 49 (92.45%) PHP Developer
3 19 (35.85%) Senior Developer
3 19 (35.85%) Senior PHP Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Web Developer
5 11 (20.75%) PHP Web Developer
6 8 (15.09%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (13.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 6 (11.32%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Lead PHP Developer
10 2 (3.77%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Web Architect
11 1 (1.89%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 1 (1.89%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) HTML
2 20 (37.74%) CSS
3 18 (33.96%) CodeIgniter
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
5 7 (13.21%) Sass
5 7 (13.21%) LESS
5 7 (13.21%) CSS3
6 6 (11.32%) CakePHP
7 4 (7.55%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) jQuery
9 2 (3.77%) Zend Framework
9 2 (3.77%) REST
9 2 (3.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.77%) LAMP
9 2 (3.77%) XML
9 2 (3.77%) SOAP
10 1 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (77.36%) MVC
2 18 (33.96%) Unit Testing
3 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.32%) OOP
4 6 (11.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.55%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) TDD
7 2 (3.77%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum
8 1 (1.89%) BDD
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.43%) PHP5
4 2 (3.77%) Ruby
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Zend
2 2 (3.77%) Facebook
2 2 (3.77%) Twitter
2 2 (3.77%) Google
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