The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 337 304 338
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Contract jobs citing Symfony 71 104 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.48% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 83 38
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£375 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
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
Symfony
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6830 7017 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 30.08% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 5092 4646
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in London

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in London

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in London

Symfony
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Symfony Hourly Rate Trend in London

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
City of London -7 16 £350 - 18
Croydon - 4 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 133 (97.08%) PHP
2 89 (64.96%) HTML
3 78 (56.93%) CSS
4 71 (51.82%) JavaScript
4 71 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (43.80%) MySQL
6 55 (40.15%) MVC
7 52 (37.96%) Zend
8 47 (34.31%) TDD
9 45 (32.85%) HTML5
10 43 (31.39%) OO
11 39 (28.47%) Git (software)
12 37 (27.01%) BDD
13 36 (26.28%) Laravel
13 36 (26.28%) LAMP
14 35 (25.55%) AngularJS
15 30 (21.90%) OO PHP
15 30 (21.90%) PHP5
16 27 (19.71%) CSS3
17 26 (18.98%) Scrum
18 25 (18.25%) Puppet
19 21 (15.33%) jQuery
20 20 (14.60%) Backbone.js
21 18 (13.14%) Jenkins
22 17 (12.41%) E-Commerce
22 17 (12.41%) Drupal
22 17 (12.41%) PHPUnit
23 16 (11.68%) CodeIgniter
24 15 (10.95%) REST
24 15 (10.95%) Vagrant

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (12.41%) Drupal
2 10 (7.30%) Node.js
3 5 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.92%) WordPress
5 3 (2.19%) CMS
5 3 (2.19%) Apache
6 2 (1.46%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.73%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (43.80%) MySQL
2 12 (8.76%) Redis
3 11 (8.03%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.19%) InfluxDB
6 3 (2.19%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) BigTable
7 2 (1.46%) Big Data
7 2 (1.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 39 (28.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 17 (12.41%) PHPUnit
4 12 (8.76%) Subversion
4 12 (8.76%) Behat
5 8 (5.84%) JMeter
6 6 (4.38%) Jasmine
7 4 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.92%) Grunt
8 3 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.46%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.46%) Selenium
9 2 (1.46%) CasperJS
10 1 (0.73%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.73%) JIRA
10 1 (0.73%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.11%) Marketing
2 5 (3.65%) Advertising
3 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Finance
3 2 (1.46%) Automotive
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.73%) Games
4 1 (0.73%) Publishing
4 1 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 125 (91.24%) Developer
2 80 (58.39%) PHP Developer
3 41 (29.93%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 20 (14.60%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Drupal Developer
7 10 (7.30%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.92%) LAMP Developer
10 3 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.46%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (1.46%) PHP Web Developer
11 2 (1.46%) OO PHP Developer
12 1 (0.73%) Data Scientist
12 1 (0.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 1 (0.73%) WordPress Developer
12 1 (0.73%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 1 (0.73%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (64.96%) HTML
2 78 (56.93%) CSS
3 45 (32.85%) HTML5
4 36 (26.28%) Laravel
4 36 (26.28%) LAMP
5 35 (25.55%) AngularJS
6 27 (19.71%) CSS3
7 21 (15.33%) jQuery
8 20 (14.60%) Backbone.js
9 16 (11.68%) CodeIgniter
10 15 (10.95%) REST
10 15 (10.95%) Doctrine
11 10 (7.30%) Gherkin
12 8 (5.84%) Web Services
12 8 (5.84%) Yii
12 8 (5.84%) Drush
13 6 (4.38%) XML
13 6 (4.38%) RESTful
14 5 (3.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (3.65%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) User Experience
4 4 (2.92%) Open Source
5 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.19%) Social Media
6 2 (1.46%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.46%) Social Network
6 2 (1.46%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.73%) Blog
7 1 (0.73%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Linux
2 1 (0.73%) Android
2 1 (0.73%) CentOS
2 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.73%) Debian
2 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (40.15%) MVC
3 47 (34.31%) TDD
4 43 (31.39%) OO
5 37 (27.01%) BDD
6 30 (21.90%) OO PHP
7 26 (18.98%) Scrum
8 17 (12.41%) E-Commerce
9 13 (9.49%) DevOps
9 13 (9.49%) OOP
10 10 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.84%) SOA
12 7 (5.11%) Web Development
13 5 (3.65%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.65%) Pair Programming
14 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
14 4 (2.92%) Unit Testing
14 4 (2.92%) XML Parsing
14 4 (2.92%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (2.19%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 133 (97.08%) PHP
2 71 (51.82%) JavaScript
3 30 (21.90%) PHP5
4 9 (6.57%) Java
5 8 (5.84%) SQL
6 6 (4.38%) Ruby
7 5 (3.65%) Python
8 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.46%) C
10 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (8.76%) Varnish
2 2 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (18.25%) Puppet
2 15 (10.95%) Vagrant
3 8 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.73%) collectd
5 1 (0.73%) Ansible
5 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.73%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Zend
2 4 (2.92%) Google
3 3 (2.19%) HP
3 3 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.73%) Facebook
4 1 (0.73%) Twitter
4 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £340 - £400 per day + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £360 - £361 per day + competitive
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