The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 168 204 195
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -9
Contract jobs citing Symfony 32 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 0.99% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £270 £360
% change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1729 2127 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 29.58% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1616 1656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.71%
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symfony across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symfony across the City of London region.

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) MySQL
4 24 (52.17%) OO
5 23 (50.00%) HTML
6 21 (45.65%) CSS
7 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 19 (41.30%) Zend
8 19 (41.30%) OO PHP
9 16 (34.78%) TDD
9 16 (34.78%) MVC
10 13 (28.26%) LAMP
11 12 (26.09%) Scrum
12 11 (23.91%) CodeIgniter
12 11 (23.91%) jQuery
13 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
14 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
14 8 (17.39%) HTML5
14 8 (17.39%) Memcached
14 8 (17.39%) Drupal
14 8 (17.39%) RESTful
14 8 (17.39%) JIRA
15 7 (15.22%) Java
15 7 (15.22%) XML
15 7 (15.22%) Linux
16 6 (13.04%) OOP
16 6 (13.04%) Web Services
16 6 (13.04%) JSON
16 6 (13.04%) Redis
17 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (17.39%) Drupal
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) MySQL
2 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) Redis
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Behat
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
1 4 (8.70%) French Language
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (97.83%) Developer
2 34 (73.91%) PHP Developer
3 14 (30.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Drupal Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) OO PHP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (2.17%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (45.65%) CSS
3 13 (28.26%) LAMP
4 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 11 (23.91%) CodeIgniter
5 8 (17.39%) RESTful
5 8 (17.39%) HTML5
5 8 (17.39%) Memcached
6 7 (15.22%) XML
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) Ajax
8 4 (8.70%) Yii
8 4 (8.70%) CSS3
8 4 (8.70%) Backbone.js
8 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.52%) CakePHP
10 2 (4.35%) Laravel
10 2 (4.35%) Zend Framework
11 1 (2.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Social Media
2 2 (4.35%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Debian
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) OO
3 19 (41.30%) OO PHP
4 16 (34.78%) MVC
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) OOP
7 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.17%) Data Management
9 1 (2.17%) Critical Path Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) PHP5
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Zend
2 5 (10.87%) New Relic
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago