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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 162 176 189
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Symfony 23 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.10% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £363 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
1582 1729 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.89% 29.46% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1271 1262 1298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 49 (98.00%) PHP
2 26 (52.00%) OO
3 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) TDD
4 21 (42.00%) LAMP
4 21 (42.00%) MySQL
4 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (42.00%) HTML
4 21 (42.00%) OO PHP
5 20 (40.00%) CSS
5 20 (40.00%) MVC
6 14 (28.00%) Zend
6 14 (28.00%) HTML5
7 13 (26.00%) Scrum
7 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (24.00%) Backbone.js
8 12 (24.00%) CSS3
9 10 (20.00%) REST
9 10 (20.00%) PHPUnit
9 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 10 (20.00%) JIRA
10 8 (16.00%) PHP5
10 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
10 8 (16.00%) XML
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) RESTful
11 7 (14.00%) jQuery
12 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.00%) JSON
12 6 (12.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (6.00%) Drupal
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) MySQL
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.00%) Redis
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 10 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.00%) CasperJS
4 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (2.00%) Behat
5 1 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 5 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 35 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 21 (42.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 10 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Lead PHP Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) HTML
1 21 (42.00%) LAMP
2 20 (40.00%) CSS
3 14 (28.00%) HTML5
4 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
5 12 (24.00%) CSS3
5 12 (24.00%) Backbone.js
6 10 (20.00%) REST
7 8 (16.00%) XML
8 7 (14.00%) Web Services
8 7 (14.00%) jQuery
8 7 (14.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) JSON
10 5 (10.00%) Memcached
11 4 (8.00%) Laravel
11 4 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
12 3 (6.00%) Doctrine
13 2 (4.00%) Ajax
14 1 (2.00%) CakePHP
14 1 (2.00%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Blog
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) UNIX
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) OO
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) TDD
3 21 (42.00%) OO PHP
4 20 (40.00%) MVC
5 13 (26.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) CRM
9 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Web Development
10 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.00%) UML
10 1 (2.00%) SOA
10 1 (2.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) PHP
2 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) PHP5
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Zend
2 5 (10.00%) New Relic
3 3 (6.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter