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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 174 182 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Symfony 18 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.07% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 17
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (50.00%) HTML
3 21 (50.00%) CSS
4 19 (45.24%) OO
4 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (42.86%) TDD
5 18 (42.86%) MVC
5 18 (42.86%) MySQL
6 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 12 (28.57%) PHP5
7 12 (28.57%) Zend
8 11 (26.19%) Scrum
8 11 (26.19%) LAMP
8 11 (26.19%) REST
8 11 (26.19%) PHPUnit
9 10 (23.81%) BDD
9 10 (23.81%) OO PHP
10 9 (21.43%) HTML5
10 9 (21.43%) Laravel
11 8 (19.05%) CSS3
11 8 (19.05%) Subversion
11 8 (19.05%) jQuery
12 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 7 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
14 5 (11.90%) CodeIgniter
14 5 (11.90%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (9.52%) Drupal
1 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 2 (4.76%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Redis
4 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) PHPUnit
2 8 (19.05%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.14%) FogBugz
6 3 (7.14%) Trac
6 3 (7.14%) Redmine
6 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.76%) CasperJS
7 2 (4.76%) Selenium
8 1 (2.38%) JIRA
8 1 (2.38%) Grunt
8 1 (2.38%) Behat
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 9 (21.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (11.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.38%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
1 21 (50.00%) CSS
2 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 12 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 11 (26.19%) LAMP
4 11 (26.19%) REST
5 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 9 (21.43%) Laravel
6 8 (19.05%) CSS3
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) XML
9 3 (7.14%) Doctrine
10 2 (4.76%) Phalcon
10 2 (4.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 2 (4.76%) Ajax
11 1 (2.38%) JSON
11 1 (2.38%) RESTful
11 1 (2.38%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
3 2 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) Interactive TV
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) OO
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) TDD
2 18 (42.86%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) BDD
4 10 (23.81%) OO PHP
5 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Kanban
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) XML Parsing
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.76%) Network Management
8 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.76%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) PHP5
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) 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 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Zend
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter