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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 66 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Symfony 6 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 1.81% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 6.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 1
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£381 £373 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +49.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
199 268 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.14% 28.54% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 217 91
Average daily rate £363 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Zend
3 12 (66.67%) PHP5
4 11 (61.11%) Doctrine
4 11 (61.11%) MVC
5 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (55.56%) TDD
6 8 (44.44%) LAMP
7 7 (38.89%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) JIRA
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) Memcached
10 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
10 4 (22.22%) RESTful
10 4 (22.22%) JSON
10 4 (22.22%) Web Services
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) UNIX
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) New Relic
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (22.22%) Redis
11 3 (16.67%) CSS

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Senior PHP Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Doctrine
2 8 (44.44%) LAMP
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Memcached
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) Sass
7 1 (5.56%) LESS
7 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) MVC
3 10 (55.56%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) PHP5
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Zend
2 4 (22.22%) New Relic
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago