The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 City of London 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 178 180 217
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +37
Contract jobs citing Symfony 25 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.46% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 9
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£350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £405 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £235 £250
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1704 2117 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.13% 29.77% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1632 1701
Average daily rate £440 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Symfony
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (66.00%) MySQL
3 29 (58.00%) HTML
4 25 (50.00%) Zend
5 24 (48.00%) CSS
6 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (44.00%) OO
7 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (36.00%) TDD
9 15 (30.00%) OO PHP
10 14 (28.00%) jQuery
10 14 (28.00%) LAMP
11 13 (26.00%) PHP5
12 12 (24.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.00%) MVC
13 11 (22.00%) Linux
14 10 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (18.00%) Drupal
16 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
16 8 (16.00%) Ajax
17 7 (14.00%) HTML5
17 7 (14.00%) RESTful
17 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
18 6 (12.00%) Marketing
18 6 (12.00%) OOP
18 6 (12.00%) Web Services
18 6 (12.00%) Java
19 5 (10.00%) Apache
19 5 (10.00%) XML
19 5 (10.00%) NoSQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (18.00%) Drupal
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Redis
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) PHPUnit
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Behat
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.00%) Marketing
2 4 (8.00%) French Language
3 3 (6.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (88.00%) PHP Developer
3 10 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (8.00%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Lead PHP Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior PHP Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) OO PHP Developer
9 1 (2.00%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) HTML
2 24 (48.00%) CSS
3 14 (28.00%) LAMP
3 14 (28.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
5 8 (16.00%) Ajax
6 7 (14.00%) RESTful
6 7 (14.00%) HTML5
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
8 5 (10.00%) XML
8 5 (10.00%) Yii
9 4 (8.00%) CakePHP
9 4 (8.00%) Memcached
9 4 (8.00%) Backbone.js
9 4 (8.00%) Zend Framework
10 3 (6.00%) Sass
10 3 (6.00%) CSS3
10 3 (6.00%) XHTML
10 3 (6.00%) JSON
11 2 (4.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Social Media
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Social Network
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) OO
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) TDD
4 15 (30.00%) OO PHP
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.00%) MVC
7 6 (12.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) BDD
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
9 3 (6.00%) Data Management
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.00%) Critical Path Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.00%) System Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (4.00%) Analytics
10 2 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 22 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (26.00%) PHP5
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Zend
2 2 (4.00%) New Relic
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago