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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symfony
London / City of London
Rank 134 141 167
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Contract jobs citing Symfony 19 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 1.03% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 17
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £368 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £408 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 1245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Symfony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symfony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 39 (97.50%) PHP
2 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (35.00%) Scala
3 14 (35.00%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) REST
4 13 (32.50%) GitHub
4 13 (32.50%) Docker
4 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 12 (30.00%) Node.js
5 12 (30.00%) Puppet
6 11 (27.50%) Vagrant
6 11 (27.50%) Akka
6 11 (27.50%) Play Framework
6 11 (27.50%) Kubernetes
6 11 (27.50%) spray
6 11 (27.50%) Spring
6 11 (27.50%) Zend
6 11 (27.50%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) VMware
6 11 (27.50%) Web Services
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.00%) BDD
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 8 (20.00%) MySQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) GitHub
2 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Symfony Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Social Media Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Creative Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.00%) PHP Zend Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Digital Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 1 (2.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
9 1 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) REST
2 12 (30.00%) Node.js
3 11 (27.50%) Akka
3 11 (27.50%) Play Framework
3 11 (27.50%) spray
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 8 (20.00%) Laravel
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
5 6 (15.00%) Ember.js
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) CakePHP
8 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) Doctrine
9 2 (5.00%) LAMP
9 2 (5.00%) RESTful
9 2 (5.00%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Social Media
2 2 (5.00%) Fintech
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
2 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) OO
4 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) MVC
6 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) OO PHP
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
8 4 (10.00%) API Design
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Network Design
9 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (7.50%) SOLID
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) PHP
2 14 (35.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) Scala
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Go
6 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 11 (27.50%) Kubernetes
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) VMware
1 11 (27.50%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) PayPal
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore