The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 75 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Symfony 3 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 1.56% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 5.11% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £125 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £215 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £229 £250
% change year-on-year
+58.46% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
317 274 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 30.69% 30.48% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 160 268
Average daily rate £305 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Symfony
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 36 (76.60%) Zend
3 32 (68.09%) MVC
4 25 (53.19%) CodeIgniter
5 21 (44.68%) MySQL
6 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
7 19 (40.43%) CSS
7 19 (40.43%) Drupal
8 17 (36.17%) TDD
9 16 (34.04%) jQuery
9 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
10 15 (31.91%) HTML
11 13 (27.66%) Java
12 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) OOP
14 5 (10.64%) OO
14 5 (10.64%) Apache
14 5 (10.64%) SQL
14 5 (10.64%) Linux
14 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
14 5 (10.64%) Selenium
14 5 (10.64%) PHP5
14 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.64%) RESTful
14 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
14 5 (10.64%) Hudson
15 4 (8.51%) HTML5
15 4 (8.51%) Ruby
16 3 (6.38%) Google

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (40.43%) Drupal
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.64%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 43 (91.49%) PHP Developer
3 18 (38.30%) Web Developer
4 17 (36.17%) PHP Web Developer
5 9 (19.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 9 (19.15%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 8 (17.02%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior Web Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Junior
8 1 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (53.19%) CodeIgniter
2 19 (40.43%) CSS
3 16 (34.04%) jQuery
4 15 (31.91%) HTML
5 5 (10.64%) RESTful
6 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) CSS3
8 2 (4.26%) Sass
8 2 (4.26%) Laravel
8 2 (4.26%) LAMP
9 1 (2.13%) XSLT
9 1 (2.13%) LESS
9 1 (2.13%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) MVC
2 17 (36.17%) TDD
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) OOP
5 5 (10.64%) OO
5 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.26%) BDD
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) Java
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PHP5
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) Python
6 3 (6.38%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Zend
2 3 (6.38%) Google
2 3 (6.38%) Facebook
2 3 (6.38%) Twitter
3 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator