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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 55 54 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Symfony 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 0.68% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £265 £360
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -26.38%
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
235 147 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.54% 23.98% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 109 117
Average daily rate £360 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £17.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 43 (91.49%) Zend
3 37 (78.72%) MVC
4 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
6 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.17%) CSS
7 13 (27.66%) CodeIgniter
8 8 (17.02%) MySQL
8 8 (17.02%) Drupal
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
9 7 (14.89%) Sass
9 7 (14.89%) LESS
9 7 (14.89%) CSS3
10 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (12.77%) CakePHP
11 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
12 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
13 3 (6.38%) PHP5
13 3 (6.38%) OOP
14 2 (4.26%) OO
14 2 (4.26%) SOAP
14 2 (4.26%) Web Services
14 2 (4.26%) LAMP
14 2 (4.26%) Scrum
14 2 (4.26%) Zend Framework
14 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
14 2 (4.26%) JIRA

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (17.02%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 47 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (91.49%) PHP Developer
3 21 (44.68%) Senior PHP Developer
3 21 (44.68%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Web Developer
5 8 (17.02%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (12.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 6 (12.77%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.26%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Web Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) HTML
1 17 (36.17%) CSS
2 13 (27.66%) CodeIgniter
3 8 (17.02%) HTML5
4 7 (14.89%) Sass
4 7 (14.89%) LESS
4 7 (14.89%) CSS3
5 6 (12.77%) CakePHP
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) LAMP
6 2 (4.26%) Zend Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.26%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) MVC
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) Scrum
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
7 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.26%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) Zend