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 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 190 190 203
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Symfony 25 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 15
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £231 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £405 £450
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 38 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (76.32%) MySQL
3 23 (60.53%) HTML
4 21 (55.26%) CSS
4 21 (55.26%) Zend
5 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) jQuery
8 14 (36.84%) PHP5
9 13 (34.21%) OO
10 12 (31.58%) TDD
10 12 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
11 10 (26.32%) Drupal
11 10 (26.32%) LAMP
11 10 (26.32%) OO PHP
12 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 7 (18.42%) Linux
13 7 (18.42%) Scrum
13 7 (18.42%) HTML5
13 7 (18.42%) CSS3
14 6 (15.79%) CMS
14 6 (15.79%) OOP
15 5 (13.16%) Marketing
15 5 (13.16%) Web Development
15 5 (13.16%) CakePHP
15 5 (13.16%) Sass
16 4 (10.53%) Laravel
16 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
16 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
16 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (26.32%) Drupal
2 6 (15.79%) CMS
3 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
5 1 (2.63%) nginx
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit
1 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Behat
2 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Music Industry
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (94.74%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.68%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Programmer
4 3 (7.89%) PHP Programmer
4 3 (7.89%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (7.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.63%) CMS Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (2.63%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (2.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) HTML
2 21 (55.26%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) jQuery
4 12 (31.58%) CodeIgniter
5 10 (26.32%) LAMP
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5
6 7 (18.42%) CSS3
7 5 (13.16%) CakePHP
7 5 (13.16%) Sass
8 4 (10.53%) Laravel
8 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.53%) Backbone.js
8 4 (10.53%) RESTful
8 4 (10.53%) Ajax
8 4 (10.53%) Web Services
9 3 (7.89%) XHTML
9 3 (7.89%) Yii
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5 Boilerplate
10 2 (5.26%) Ember.js
10 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) OO
3 12 (31.58%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) OO PHP
5 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) OOP
8 5 (13.16%) Web Development
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) BDD
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) Data Management
11 1 (2.63%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (2.63%) Critical Path Analysis
11 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) PHP5
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) Facebook
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter
2 2 (5.26%) Google