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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 122 101 136
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +35
Contract jobs citing Symfony 24 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.45% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.88% 1.69% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 1
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£375 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £244 £300
% change year-on-year
+43.58% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
832 591 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.64% 26.50% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 393 360
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £16.56 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 21 £375 - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 52 (89.66%) Zend
3 42 (72.41%) MVC
4 23 (39.66%) CodeIgniter
5 22 (37.93%) HTML
6 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
6 21 (36.21%) CSS
7 18 (31.03%) Unit Testing
8 16 (27.59%) Drupal
9 15 (25.86%) MySQL
10 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 9 (15.52%) HTML5
12 7 (12.07%) Sass
12 7 (12.07%) LESS
12 7 (12.07%) CSS3
12 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.34%) CakePHP
13 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
14 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (6.90%) PHP5
14 4 (6.90%) OOP
15 3 (5.17%) OO
15 3 (5.17%) Web Services
15 3 (5.17%) LAMP
15 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
15 3 (5.17%) jQuery
15 3 (5.17%) Zend Framework
15 3 (5.17%) REST
16 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 16 (27.59%) Drupal
2 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
2 2 (3.45%) WordPress
2 2 (3.45%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Developer
2 53 (91.38%) PHP Developer
3 19 (32.76%) Senior Developer
3 19 (32.76%) Senior PHP Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Web Developer
5 14 (24.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 10 (17.24%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (13.79%) PHP Zend Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.90%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 2 (3.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 2 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Web Architect
11 1 (1.72%) Web Designer
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (1.72%) Designer
11 1 (1.72%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) CodeIgniter
2 22 (37.93%) HTML
3 21 (36.21%) CSS
4 9 (15.52%) HTML5
5 7 (12.07%) Sass
5 7 (12.07%) LESS
5 7 (12.07%) CSS3
6 6 (10.34%) CakePHP
7 4 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.17%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) LAMP
8 3 (5.17%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) Zend Framework
8 3 (5.17%) REST
9 2 (3.45%) Ajax
9 2 (3.45%) SOAP
10 1 (1.72%) XML
10 1 (1.72%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) MVC
2 18 (31.03%) Unit Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) OOP
6 3 (5.17%) OO
7 2 (3.45%) OO PHP
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) TDD
7 2 (3.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) PHP
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.90%) PHP5
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 52 (89.66%) Zend
2 1 (1.72%) Google
2 1 (1.72%) Facebook
2 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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