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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 129 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Symfony 18 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.41% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 1.54% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 13
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£375 £250 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -35.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
839 585 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.79% 26.93% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 401 389
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 41
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £14.13 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 October 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
Bristol -20 11 £388 +10.71% 4
Somerset -11 2 £220 - 2
Dorset - 1 £225 - 4
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 38 (76.00%) MVC
3 37 (74.00%) Zend
4 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 18 (36.00%) CSS
6 18 (36.00%) HTML
6 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (32.00%) MySQL
8 12 (24.00%) CodeIgniter
9 11 (22.00%) HTML5
10 10 (20.00%) CSS3
11 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (12.00%) Sass
11 6 (12.00%) LESS
11 6 (12.00%) CakePHP
12 5 (10.00%) Drupal
12 5 (10.00%) OO
12 5 (10.00%) LAMP
12 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
12 5 (10.00%) OO PHP
13 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.00%) Laravel
13 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
13 4 (8.00%) jQuery
13 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
14 3 (6.00%) PHP5
14 3 (6.00%) Zend Framework
14 3 (6.00%) JIRA
14 3 (6.00%) TDD

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (10.00%) Drupal
2 2 (4.00%) WordPress
2 2 (4.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (100.00%) Developer
2 42 (84.00%) PHP Developer
3 21 (42.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 21 (42.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 7 (14.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead PHP Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Web Designer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) HTML
1 18 (36.00%) CSS
2 12 (24.00%) CodeIgniter
3 11 (22.00%) HTML5
4 10 (20.00%) CSS3
5 6 (12.00%) CakePHP
5 6 (12.00%) Sass
5 6 (12.00%) LESS
6 5 (10.00%) LAMP
7 4 (8.00%) Laravel
7 4 (8.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) Zend Framework
8 3 (6.00%) REST
9 2 (4.00%) Ajax
9 2 (4.00%) SOAP
10 1 (2.00%) XML
10 1 (2.00%) RESTful
10 1 (2.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) MVC
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (10.00%) OO PHP
5 5 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (6.00%) OOP
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) TDD
7 2 (4.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) PHP5
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Zend
2 1 (2.00%) New Relic
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