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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 58 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Symfony 11 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.27% 3.00% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 9.29% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
214 269 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.71% 32.29% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 220 64
Average daily rate £375 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Zend
3 13 (72.22%) Doctrine
4 12 (66.67%) PHP5
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
5 10 (55.56%) HTML
5 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (55.56%) TDD
6 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (38.89%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) Laravel
10 4 (22.22%) LAMP
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
11 3 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) Apache
11 3 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) CentOS
11 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 3 (16.67%) jQuery
12 2 (11.11%) CSS3
12 2 (11.11%) Sass
12 2 (11.11%) LESS
12 2 (11.11%) OO PHP

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Doctrine
2 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Laravel
5 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) LESS
7 2 (11.11%) CakePHP
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.56%) Memcached
8 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) PHP5
3 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) New Relic