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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 175 190 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Symfony 21 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.31% 1.36% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
Symfony
London

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
1609 1909 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.14% 30.06% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1289 1425 1396
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 19 (45.24%) TDD
2 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) CSS
4 17 (40.48%) OO
5 15 (35.71%) MVC
5 15 (35.71%) LAMP
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 12 (28.57%) OO PHP
7 12 (28.57%) MySQL
8 11 (26.19%) PHPUnit
8 11 (26.19%) HTML5
8 11 (26.19%) REST
9 10 (23.81%) Zend
10 9 (21.43%) PHP5
10 9 (21.43%) CSS3
10 9 (21.43%) BDD
11 8 (19.05%) Scrum
12 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 6 (14.29%) Laravel
13 6 (14.29%) jQuery
14 5 (11.90%) Subversion
14 5 (11.90%) Degree
14 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.90%) OOP
14 5 (11.90%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) Drupal
1 2 (4.76%) Node.js
1 2 (4.76%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Redis
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) PHPUnit
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) CasperJS
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
7 1 (2.38%) Grunt
7 1 (2.38%) Behat
General
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 29 (69.05%) PHP Developer
3 14 (33.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 9 (21.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
3 15 (35.71%) LAMP
4 14 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 11 (26.19%) HTML5
6 11 (26.19%) REST
7 9 (21.43%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) Laravel
8 6 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (11.90%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) RESTful
10 3 (7.14%) Web Services
10 3 (7.14%) Doctrine
11 2 (4.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
11 2 (4.76%) Ajax
11 2 (4.76%) JSON
11 2 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.38%) CakePHP
12 1 (2.38%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) TDD
2 17 (40.48%) OO
3 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) OO PHP
5 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 8 (19.05%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) OOP
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.14%) XML Parsing
10 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.38%) Web Development
11 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.38%) Pair Programming
11 1 (2.38%) UML
11 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) PHP5
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Zend
2 3 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) New Relic
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago