The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 256 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Contract jobs citing Symfony 14 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 9
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2577 2302 2284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.00% 25.17% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1301 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Oxfordshire -20 7 £260 +4.00% 1
Hampshire -17 3 £300 -15.78% 4
Surrey -2 2 £263 -4.54% 4
Berkshire -5 2 £325 +8.33% 4
Kent +3 1 £225 -35.71%
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (79.31%) HTML
2 23 (79.31%) CSS
3 22 (75.86%) MySQL
3 22 (75.86%) MVC
4 16 (55.17%) Zend
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 14 (48.28%) Laravel
6 11 (37.93%) OOP
6 11 (37.93%) jQuery
7 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) Apache
8 9 (31.03%) LAMP
9 8 (27.59%) Yii
10 7 (24.14%) PHP5
10 7 (24.14%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 7 (24.14%) OO
10 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
11 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (20.69%) HTML5
12 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
12 5 (17.24%) Sass
12 5 (17.24%) Grunt
12 5 (17.24%) OO PHP
13 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (13.79%) Bower
13 4 (13.79%) PHPUnit

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (31.03%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) MySQL
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Grunt
3 4 (13.79%) Bower
3 4 (13.79%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) gulp
5 1 (3.45%) Behat
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (13.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 3 (10.34%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Zend Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) HTML
1 23 (79.31%) CSS
2 14 (48.28%) Laravel
3 11 (37.93%) jQuery
4 9 (31.03%) LAMP
5 8 (27.59%) Yii
6 7 (24.14%) CodeIgniter
6 7 (24.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 6 (20.69%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (17.24%) Sass
9 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.34%) CSS3
10 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
10 1 (3.45%) Nutch
10 1 (3.45%) CakePHP
10 1 (3.45%) OAuth
10 1 (3.45%) RESTful
10 1 (3.45%) OpenID
10 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) MVC
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) OOP
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 5 (17.24%) OO PHP
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Open Source
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Document Management
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) PHP5
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) SAP