The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 56 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Symfony 17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.79% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 1.41% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
Average daily rate £373 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
264 142 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.82% 21.61% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 91 143
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Symfony
South West

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 16 April 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (90.91%) Zend
3 18 (81.82%) CodeIgniter
4 17 (77.27%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) Drupal
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) OOP
10 4 (18.18%) OO
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) jQuery
12 2 (9.09%) PHP5
12 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
12 2 (9.09%) HTML5
12 2 (9.09%) Facebook
12 2 (9.09%) Twitter
12 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
12 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
12 2 (9.09%) C++
12 2 (9.09%) Web Services
12 2 (9.09%) XML
12 2 (9.09%) Python
12 2 (9.09%) Ruby
12 2 (9.09%) Google
12 2 (9.09%) Degree
13 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
13 1 (4.55%) TDD

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (31.82%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (90.91%) PHP Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 7 (31.82%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (27.27%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Database Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) CodeIgniter
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
6 1 (4.55%) LAMP
6 1 (4.55%) Sass
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Debian
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) OOP
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) PHP5
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Facebook
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
2 2 (9.09%) Google