The first table below looks at the demand for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 132 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Symfony 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Symfony
England

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -12 2 £288 +4.54% 8
Merseyside - 2 £300 - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) Zend
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) Drupal
3 3 (50.00%) Magento
3 3 (50.00%) Laravel
4 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (33.33%) CakePHP
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Yii
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) SEO
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) PHP5
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (33.33%) CakePHP
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Yii
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Zend
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