The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 89 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Symfony 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.072% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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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North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
377 391 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.90% 28.27% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 245 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £135.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +328.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) LAMP
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Magento
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) Hudson
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) Zend
5 4 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Drupal
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Laravel
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (40.00%) Drupal
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) CodeIgniter
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Laravel
4 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend