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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 172 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Symfony 27 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.25% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 15
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 £280 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -15.00%
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
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 August 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 29 August 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 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (52.38%) Zend
2 22 (52.38%) MySQL
3 21 (50.00%) HTML
4 20 (47.62%) OO
5 18 (42.86%) CSS
6 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
7 15 (35.71%) TDD
7 15 (35.71%) OO PHP
8 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) MVC
10 10 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (21.43%) jQuery
12 7 (16.67%) HTML5
12 7 (16.67%) LAMP
12 7 (16.67%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) Scrum
13 6 (14.29%) OOP
13 6 (14.29%) Drupal
13 6 (14.29%) PHP5
14 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
14 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
14 5 (11.90%) Memcached
14 5 (11.90%) RESTful
14 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
14 5 (11.90%) Marketing
15 4 (9.52%) Ajax
15 4 (9.52%) JIRA
15 4 (9.52%) French Language
15 4 (9.52%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) PHPUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Behat
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) DbUnit
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) French Language
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Music Industry
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (100.00%) Developer
2 33 (78.57%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) OO PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 10 (23.81%) CodeIgniter
4 9 (21.43%) jQuery
5 7 (16.67%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) LAMP
6 5 (11.90%) Memcached
6 5 (11.90%) RESTful
7 4 (9.52%) Ajax
7 4 (9.52%) XML
7 4 (9.52%) Yii
8 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.14%) CakePHP
8 3 (7.14%) CSS3
8 3 (7.14%) Web Services
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Zend Framework
9 2 (4.76%) Laravel
10 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (4.76%) Social Network
2 2 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) CentOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Debian
3 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) OO
2 15 (35.71%) TDD
2 15 (35.71%) OO PHP
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) MVC
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) OOP
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.38%) DevOps
10 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.38%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.38%) System Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) PHP5
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Zend
2 2 (4.76%) New Relic
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago