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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 86 46 69
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +23
Contract jobs citing Symfony 8 43 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 3.73% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 9.47% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 39 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £298
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
451 454 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.76% 39.41% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 330 152
Average daily rate £353 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) PHP5
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (45.45%) Zend
4 5 (45.45%) Doctrine
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) LAMP
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
8 1 (9.09%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) JUnit
8 1 (9.09%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) OOP
8 1 (9.09%) JBoss
8 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
8 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (9.09%) Degree

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Doctrine
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) PHP5
3 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Zend