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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 181 181 198
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Symfony 19 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.00% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 20
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £368 £260
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +41.34%
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
1686 1703 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.76% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1286 1618
Average daily rate £450 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 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 (95.24%) PHP
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) OO
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (40.48%) MySQL
5 17 (40.48%) MVC
6 15 (35.71%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 14 (33.33%) PHP5
8 13 (30.95%) Zend
9 12 (28.57%) Scrum
9 12 (28.57%) Laravel
10 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
11 10 (23.81%) BDD
11 10 (23.81%) LAMP
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) Linux
12 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
12 9 (21.43%) PHPUnit
13 8 (19.05%) OO PHP
13 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
13 8 (19.05%) Subversion
14 7 (16.67%) jQuery
14 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 7 (16.67%) Apache
14 7 (16.67%) Open Source
15 6 (14.29%) REST
16 5 (11.90%) Project Management
16 5 (11.90%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 7 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) WordPress
4 1 (2.38%) Node.js
4 1 (2.38%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) Redis
4 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) PHPUnit
2 8 (19.05%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Mercurial
3 5 (11.90%) Redmine
3 5 (11.90%) FogBugz
3 5 (11.90%) Trac
4 4 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Behat
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.38%) gulp
6 1 (2.38%) Broccoli
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (19.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
1 15 (35.71%) CSS
2 12 (28.57%) Laravel
3 11 (26.19%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) LAMP
5 8 (19.05%) Backbone.js
6 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 6 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (11.90%) CodeIgniter
8 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) Doctrine
9 4 (9.52%) HTML5
10 3 (7.14%) CSS3
10 3 (7.14%) XML
10 3 (7.14%) Ajax
11 2 (4.76%) CakePHP
11 2 (4.76%) Memcached
11 2 (4.76%) RESTful
11 2 (4.76%) Phalcon
11 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.38%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) OO
3 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 14 (33.33%) TDD
5 12 (28.57%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) BDD
7 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 8 (19.05%) OO PHP
9 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.90%) Coaching
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) Kanban
11 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.14%) OOP
12 3 (7.14%) XML Parsing
13 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
13 2 (4.76%) DevOps
13 2 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (95.24%) PHP
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (33.33%) PHP5
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Python
5 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) C
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Zend
2 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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