The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 136 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Symfony 7 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 2.11% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
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£300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
765 760 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.57% 26.31% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 474 387
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Symfony
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symfony Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Bristol -10 3 £381 -1.29% 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 18 (58.06%) MVC
4 17 (54.84%) PHP5
4 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (41.94%) LAMP
6 13 (41.94%) HTML5
7 10 (32.26%) CSS3
7 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Zend
7 10 (32.26%) UNIX
7 10 (32.26%) MySQL
8 9 (29.03%) TDD
8 9 (29.03%) Doctrine
9 8 (25.81%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) Laravel
10 7 (22.58%) OO PHP
11 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) OOP
12 5 (16.13%) Scrum
12 5 (16.13%) CMS
12 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
12 5 (16.13%) JIRA
13 4 (12.90%) RESTful
13 4 (12.90%) WordPress
13 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (16.13%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) WordPress
3 3 (9.68%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior PHP Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Developer
4 6 (19.35%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (9.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Junior
7 1 (3.23%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) LAMP
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
4 10 (32.26%) CSS3
5 9 (29.03%) Doctrine
6 7 (22.58%) Laravel
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.90%) Memcached
8 4 (12.90%) RESTful
8 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 4 (12.90%) Web Services
8 4 (12.90%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (9.68%) jQuery
9 3 (9.68%) Yii
10 1 (3.23%) Sass
10 1 (3.23%) LESS
10 1 (3.23%) CakePHP
10 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Photography
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) OO
6 7 (22.58%) OO PHP
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (54.84%) PHP5
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Zend
2 4 (12.90%) New Relic