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 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 273 312 289
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Contract jobs citing Symfony 145 119 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.48% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.50% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 106 92
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7424 7911 7777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 31.63% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5184 5719 5519
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.42 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
City of London +18 27 £350 +7.69% 6
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Clapham - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 236 (100.00%) PHP
2 135 (57.20%) MySQL
3 127 (53.81%) Zend
4 118 (50.00%) MVC
5 111 (47.03%) HTML
6 101 (42.80%) CSS
7 99 (41.95%) JavaScript
8 92 (38.98%) OO
9 72 (30.51%) Git (software)
10 63 (26.69%) TDD
11 56 (23.73%) OO PHP
12 55 (23.31%) CodeIgniter
13 53 (22.46%) PHP5
14 52 (22.03%) LAMP
15 51 (21.61%) jQuery
16 50 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (20.76%) Laravel
18 39 (16.53%) Linux
19 36 (15.25%) HTML5
20 33 (13.98%) OOP
20 33 (13.98%) Java
21 32 (13.56%) BDD
22 26 (11.02%) Subversion
23 25 (10.59%) Scrum
23 25 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (10.59%) PHPUnit
23 25 (10.59%) Yii
23 25 (10.59%) RESTful
24 23 (9.75%) CakePHP
24 23 (9.75%) SQL

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (9.75%) Apache
2 20 (8.47%) Drupal
3 11 (4.66%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.39%) Node.js
4 8 (3.39%) CMS
5 7 (2.97%) WordPress
5 7 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.54%) nginx
7 3 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.42%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) concrete5
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.42%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.54%) GitHub
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (57.20%) MySQL
2 21 (8.90%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.93%) Redis
5 9 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.97%) Big Data
7 5 (2.12%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.27%) Riak
8 3 (1.27%) BigTable
9 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (30.51%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.02%) Subversion
3 25 (10.59%) PHPUnit
4 18 (7.63%) Behat
5 16 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.36%) JIRA
7 12 (5.08%) Mercurial
8 11 (4.66%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.81%) Selenium
10 8 (3.39%) Hudson
11 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.27%) Grunt
11 3 (1.27%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.42%) DbUnit
12 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.42%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.42%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (6.36%) Finance
2 13 (5.51%) Marketing
3 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.12%) Banking
4 5 (2.12%) French Language
5 4 (1.69%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Games
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 227 (96.19%) Developer
2 187 (79.24%) PHP Developer
3 66 (27.97%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 42 (17.80%) Senior Developer
5 35 (14.83%) Senior PHP Developer
6 11 (4.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 10 (4.24%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 10 (4.24%) Web Developer
8 9 (3.81%) LAMP Developer
8 9 (3.81%) Drupal Developer
9 8 (3.39%) PHP Zend Developer
10 7 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Programmer
11 6 (2.54%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.54%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (2.12%) PHP Programmer
12 5 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (2.12%) Lead PHP Developer
13 4 (1.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (47.03%) HTML
2 101 (42.80%) CSS
3 55 (23.31%) CodeIgniter
4 52 (22.03%) LAMP
5 51 (21.61%) jQuery
6 49 (20.76%) Laravel
7 36 (15.25%) HTML5
8 25 (10.59%) Yii
8 25 (10.59%) RESTful
9 23 (9.75%) CakePHP
10 20 (8.47%) Backbone.js
11 19 (8.05%) JSON
11 19 (8.05%) Web Services
12 18 (7.63%) CSS3
13 17 (7.20%) XML
14 16 (6.78%) Zend Framework
14 16 (6.78%) Ajax
15 15 (6.36%) AngularJS
16 11 (4.66%) Memcached
17 9 (3.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.05%) Open Source
2 9 (3.81%) Social Media
3 5 (2.12%) Social Network
4 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.69%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.27%) SCORM
5 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.85%) DTV
7 1 (0.42%) Replication
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) iPhone
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.53%) Linux
2 11 (4.66%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.97%) Android
4 4 (1.69%) UNIX
5 3 (1.27%) CentOS
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (50.00%) MVC
2 92 (38.98%) OO
3 63 (26.69%) TDD
4 56 (23.73%) OO PHP
5 50 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (13.98%) OOP
7 32 (13.56%) BDD
8 25 (10.59%) Scrum
8 25 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.63%) Unit Testing
10 18 (7.63%) Web Development
11 13 (5.51%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.24%) Pair Programming
13 8 (3.39%) iOS Development
13 8 (3.39%) Release Management
14 5 (2.12%) Workflow
14 5 (2.12%) Analytics
15 4 (1.69%) Data Migration
15 4 (1.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 236 (100.00%) PHP
2 99 (41.95%) JavaScript
3 53 (22.46%) PHP5
4 33 (13.98%) Java
5 23 (9.75%) SQL
6 18 (7.63%) Python
7 13 (5.51%) Ruby
8 5 (2.12%) Perl
8 5 (2.12%) C
8 5 (2.12%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.12%) Degree
2 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.27%) Puppet
3 3 (1.27%) Ansible
4 2 (0.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 127 (53.81%) Zend
2 9 (3.81%) Facebook
3 7 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.12%) Twitter
5 4 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.27%) New Relic
7 2 (0.85%) Akamai
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle
8 1 (0.42%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.42%) Rackspace
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