The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 78 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Symfony 1 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.097% 1.61% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 4.79% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £125 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 313 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.68% 33.69% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 196 268
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £10.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +336.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (78.57%) Zend
3 28 (66.67%) MVC
4 22 (52.38%) CodeIgniter
5 17 (40.48%) Drupal
5 17 (40.48%) TDD
5 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
5 17 (40.48%) MySQL
5 17 (40.48%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) jQuery
7 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 13 (30.95%) HTML
8 13 (30.95%) Java
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) OOP
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Apache
11 5 (11.90%) Linux
11 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.90%) Selenium
11 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.90%) RESTful
11 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
11 5 (11.90%) Hudson
12 4 (9.52%) PHP5
12 4 (9.52%) OO
13 3 (7.14%) CMS
13 3 (7.14%) Ruby
13 3 (7.14%) HTML5

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (40.48%) Drupal
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Hudson
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 39 (92.86%) PHP Developer
3 17 (40.48%) Web Developer
4 16 (38.10%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (19.05%) PHP Zend Developer
6 7 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 7 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) CodeIgniter
2 17 (40.48%) CSS
3 15 (35.71%) jQuery
4 13 (30.95%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) CSS3
7 2 (4.76%) Laravel
7 2 (4.76%) Sass
7 2 (4.76%) LAMP
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) XSLT
8 1 (2.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) MVC
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (4.76%) BDD
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) PHP5
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Zend
2 2 (4.76%) Facebook
2 2 (4.76%) Twitter
2 2 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator