The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 360 378 403
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +25
Contract jobs citing Symfony 239 186 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.31% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 159 126
Average daily rate
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£350 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symfony across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in England

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symfony across the England region.

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in England

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in England

Symfony
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symfony across the England region.

Symfony Hourly Rate Trend in England

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 143 £350 +16.66% 60
South East +18 32 £300 - 13
South West -14 31 £400 +100.00% 5
West Midlands -13 10 £375 - 3
East of England -26 7 £319 +6.25% 1
North West +1 3 £313 - 13
East Midlands -6 3 £275 - 3
Yorkshire -12 3 £320 +156.00% 5
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Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 444 (99.11%) PHP
2 263 (58.71%) MySQL
3 257 (57.37%) Zend
4 239 (53.35%) MVC
5 218 (48.66%) JavaScript
6 206 (45.98%) HTML
7 198 (44.20%) CSS
8 133 (29.69%) OO
9 123 (27.46%) jQuery
10 119 (26.56%) CodeIgniter
11 110 (24.55%) Git (software)
12 103 (22.99%) TDD
13 94 (20.98%) PHP5
14 81 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (16.07%) LAMP
15 72 (16.07%) Linux
16 71 (15.85%) OOP
17 70 (15.63%) OO PHP
18 68 (15.18%) Laravel
19 67 (14.96%) Drupal
20 66 (14.73%) Subversion
21 60 (13.39%) Java
21 60 (13.39%) HTML5
22 55 (12.28%) Apache
23 53 (11.83%) CakePHP
24 50 (11.16%) BDD
24 50 (11.16%) XML
25 46 (10.27%) Jenkins
26 45 (10.04%) RESTful
26 45 (10.04%) Unit Testing

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 67 (14.96%) Drupal
2 55 (12.28%) Apache
3 18 (4.02%) CMS
4 14 (3.13%) WordPress
4 14 (3.13%) Node.js
5 13 (2.90%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.79%) nginx
7 7 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.12%) Joomla!
8 5 (1.12%) ExpressionEngine
9 2 (0.45%) concrete5
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.57%) Rackspace Cloud
2 11 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.34%) GitHub
4 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.01%) HTTP
2 8 (1.79%) SSL
2 8 (1.79%) SSH
3 7 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (58.71%) MySQL
2 32 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.57%) Redis
5 14 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.90%) Big Data
7 10 (2.23%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.12%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.67%) Riak
10 3 (0.67%) BigTable
11 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 110 (24.55%) Git (software)
2 66 (14.73%) Subversion
3 46 (10.27%) Jenkins
4 42 (9.38%) PHPUnit
5 22 (4.91%) Selenium
5 22 (4.91%) Behat
6 15 (3.35%) JIRA
7 14 (3.13%) Mercurial
8 13 (2.90%) Hudson
9 11 (2.46%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.56%) Grunt
11 6 (1.34%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.67%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.67%) Yeoman
14 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.45%) Bower
14 2 (0.45%) Bazaar
15 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (4.24%) Finance
2 15 (3.35%) Marketing
3 10 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.34%) Retail
5 5 (1.12%) Banking
5 5 (1.12%) Games
5 5 (1.12%) Publishing
5 5 (1.12%) French Language
6 3 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Back Office
7 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 424 (94.64%) Developer
2 349 (77.90%) PHP Developer
3 93 (20.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 66 (14.73%) Senior Developer
5 59 (13.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 53 (11.83%) Web Developer
7 44 (9.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 27 (6.03%) PHP Zend Developer
9 20 (4.46%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.24%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 16 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 16 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 14 (3.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 11 (2.46%) Drupal Developer
14 10 (2.23%) LAMP Developer
14 10 (2.23%) Architect
14 10 (2.23%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.01%) Lead Developer
16 8 (1.79%) Lead PHP Developer
17 7 (1.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (45.98%) HTML
2 198 (44.20%) CSS
3 123 (27.46%) jQuery
4 119 (26.56%) CodeIgniter
5 72 (16.07%) LAMP
6 68 (15.18%) Laravel
7 60 (13.39%) HTML5
8 53 (11.83%) CakePHP
9 50 (11.16%) XML
10 45 (10.04%) RESTful
11 44 (9.82%) Ajax
12 42 (9.38%) Web Services
13 40 (8.93%) CSS3
14 36 (8.04%) Backbone.js
14 36 (8.04%) JSON
15 34 (7.59%) AngularJS
16 32 (7.14%) Yii
17 22 (4.91%) REST
17 22 (4.91%) Zend Framework
18 17 (3.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.91%) Open Source
2 13 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.01%) Social Media
5 7 (1.56%) SCORM
5 7 (1.56%) E-Learning
6 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.12%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.12%) Social Network
6 5 (1.12%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.12%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.89%) Learning Management System
7 4 (0.89%) DTV
8 2 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.22%) GIS
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
9 1 (0.22%) W3C
9 1 (0.22%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.07%) Linux
2 18 (4.02%) UNIX
3 14 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.68%) CentOS
6 9 (2.01%) Android
7 5 (1.12%) Debian
7 5 (1.12%) Windows
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Fedora
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (53.35%) MVC
2 133 (29.69%) OO
3 103 (22.99%) TDD
4 81 (18.08%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (15.85%) OOP
6 70 (15.63%) OO PHP
7 50 (11.16%) BDD
8 45 (10.04%) Unit Testing
9 43 (9.60%) Scrum
10 32 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 30 (6.70%) Web Development
11 30 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (4.91%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.68%) Pair Programming
14 11 (2.46%) Project Management
15 9 (2.01%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (2.01%) iOS Development
16 8 (1.79%) Release Management
17 7 (1.56%) Migration
17 7 (1.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 444 (99.11%) PHP
2 218 (48.66%) JavaScript
3 94 (20.98%) PHP5
4 60 (13.39%) Java
5 39 (8.71%) SQL
6 33 (7.37%) Python
7 28 (6.25%) Ruby
8 18 (4.02%) C++
9 8 (1.79%) C#
10 7 (1.56%) Perl
11 5 (1.12%) C
12 3 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (3.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.46%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.12%) Varnish
2 2 (0.45%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (1.34%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 257 (57.37%) Zend
2 18 (4.02%) Rackspace
3 15 (3.35%) Facebook
4 12 (2.68%) Twitter
5 11 (2.46%) Google
6 7 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle
8 3 (0.67%) New Relic
9 2 (0.45%) Akamai
9 2 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.22%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator
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