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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 181 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Symfony 23 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 1.38% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 25
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£370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £389 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +55.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1793 1741 2155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.16% 29.51% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1301 1650
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 40 (97.56%) PHP
2 20 (48.78%) MySQL
2 20 (48.78%) OO
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
4 17 (41.46%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) PHP5
6 13 (31.71%) TDD
6 13 (31.71%) HTML
6 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 12 (29.27%) Linux
7 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 12 (29.27%) Zend
8 11 (26.83%) Subversion
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
8 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
9 10 (24.39%) Laravel
9 10 (24.39%) Apache
10 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
10 9 (21.95%) BDD
11 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
11 8 (19.51%) LAMP
11 8 (19.51%) jQuery
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
12 7 (17.07%) PHPUnit
12 7 (17.07%) Kanban
12 7 (17.07%) Project Management
12 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (17.07%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Drupal
2 4 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.20%) Redis
5 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Subversion
2 7 (17.07%) Mercurial
2 7 (17.07%) PHPUnit
2 7 (17.07%) Redmine
2 7 (17.07%) FogBugz
2 7 (17.07%) Trac
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.44%) gulp
6 1 (2.44%) Broccoli
6 1 (2.44%) Grunt
6 1 (2.44%) Behat
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) PHP Developer
3 10 (24.39%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 9 (21.95%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 6 (14.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.44%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) HTML
1 13 (31.71%) CSS
2 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
3 10 (24.39%) Laravel
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) LAMP
5 7 (17.07%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) Backbone.js
6 5 (12.20%) Doctrine
7 4 (9.76%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (7.32%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) REST
8 3 (7.32%) HTML5
9 2 (4.88%) Memcached
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
9 2 (4.88%) CSS3
9 2 (4.88%) CakePHP
9 2 (4.88%) XML
9 2 (4.88%) Phalcon
9 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.44%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) OO
2 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (41.46%) MVC
4 13 (31.71%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) E-Commerce
6 9 (21.95%) BDD
7 8 (19.51%) Open Source
7 8 (19.51%) OO PHP
8 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.07%) Coaching
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 7 (17.07%) Kanban
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (4.88%) OOP
11 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) PHP
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 14 (34.15%) PHP5
4 9 (21.95%) SQL
5 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) Java
8 3 (7.32%) C
9 2 (4.88%) C++
9 2 (4.88%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.32%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Zend
2 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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