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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 63 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Symfony 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.86% 1.94% 1.16%
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 £408 £375 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.56% +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
280 155 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.14% 24.64% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 121 97
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
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 8
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 £30.00
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 21 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 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (82.86%) MVC
3 28 (80.00%) Zend
4 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (34.29%) CSS
8 11 (31.43%) MySQL
9 8 (22.86%) HTML5
10 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.00%) CSS3
11 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (17.14%) Sass
11 6 (17.14%) LESS
11 6 (17.14%) CakePHP
11 6 (17.14%) LAMP
12 5 (14.29%) Scrum
12 5 (14.29%) TDD
12 5 (14.29%) JIRA
12 5 (14.29%) Web Services
12 5 (14.29%) OO
12 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (14.29%) OO PHP
13 4 (11.43%) PHP5
14 3 (8.57%) Drupal
14 3 (8.57%) JSON
14 3 (8.57%) CodeIgniter
14 3 (8.57%) Memcached
14 3 (8.57%) NoSQL

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (8.57%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (91.43%) PHP Developer
3 17 (48.57%) Senior Developer
3 17 (48.57%) Senior PHP Developer
4 7 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.71%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) HTML5
4 7 (20.00%) CSS3
5 6 (17.14%) Sass
5 6 (17.14%) LESS
5 6 (17.14%) CakePHP
5 6 (17.14%) LAMP
6 5 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) XML
7 3 (8.57%) JSON
7 3 (8.57%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) Memcached
8 2 (5.71%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.71%) SOAP
9 1 (2.86%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.86%) Ajax
9 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) MVC
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) PHP
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Zend
2 3 (8.57%) New Relic