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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symfony
Rank 141 170 195
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +25
Contract jobs citing Symfony 9 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 9
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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
990 1564 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.46% 30.54% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1258 1292
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) MySQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Laravel
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 5 (29.41%) LAMP
6 5 (29.41%) Zend
7 4 (23.53%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) Apache
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 3 (17.65%) Ruby
8 3 (17.65%) RESTful
8 3 (17.65%) OOP
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) React
8 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
8 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
9 2 (11.76%) Behat
9 2 (11.76%) User Experience
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) SugarCRM
3 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) BigMachines
1 1 (5.88%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.88%) FogBugz
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (5.88%) Redmine
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Trac
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 15 (88.24%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (17.65%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Python Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) Laravel
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) React
6 3 (17.65%) RESTful
7 2 (11.76%) Behat
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) D3.js
8 1 (5.88%) Doctrine
8 1 (5.88%) LESS
8 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
8 1 (5.88%) XHTML
8 1 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (5.88%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) OO PHP
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
4 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) SEO
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Zend
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
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