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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 67 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Symfony 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 2.03% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.52% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
270 148 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.39% 23.68% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 117 103
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £47.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (80.56%) MVC
2 29 (80.56%) Zend
3 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 14 (38.89%) HTML
5 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 13 (36.11%) CSS
7 12 (33.33%) MySQL
8 8 (22.22%) HTML5
8 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
9 7 (19.44%) CSS3
10 6 (16.67%) OO PHP
10 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (16.67%) Sass
10 6 (16.67%) LESS
10 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.67%) CakePHP
10 6 (16.67%) OO
10 6 (16.67%) JIRA
10 6 (16.67%) TDD
10 6 (16.67%) LAMP
10 6 (16.67%) Scrum
11 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 5 (13.89%) PHP5
12 3 (8.33%) Memcached
12 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
12 3 (8.33%) Drupal
12 3 (8.33%) JSON
12 3 (8.33%) CodeIgniter

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3 (8.33%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (91.67%) PHP Developer
3 17 (47.22%) Senior PHP Developer
3 17 (47.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (19.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
4 7 (19.44%) CSS3
5 6 (16.67%) Sass
5 6 (16.67%) LESS
5 6 (16.67%) CakePHP
5 6 (16.67%) LAMP
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) Memcached
7 3 (8.33%) JSON
7 3 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) REST
9 1 (2.78%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
9 1 (2.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) MVC
2 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Zend
2 3 (8.33%) New Relic
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