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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 120 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Symfony 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 1.47% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
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£375 £363 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Symfony
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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
767 611 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 24.54% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 392 398
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 £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 26
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 -1 10 £413 +10.00% 2
Dorset - 8 £240 - 5
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 4
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Devon - - - - 1
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 26 (72.22%) MVC
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 15 (41.67%) Zend
6 15 (41.67%) Doctrine
6 15 (41.67%) CSS
7 14 (38.89%) PHP5
7 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 13 (36.11%) MySQL
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) LAMP
9 10 (27.78%) UNIX
9 10 (27.78%) Laravel
10 9 (25.00%) HTML5
11 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
11 8 (22.22%) OO
12 7 (19.44%) CSS3
13 6 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 6 (16.67%) SQL
13 6 (16.67%) Scrum
13 6 (16.67%) JIRA
14 5 (13.89%) CMS
14 5 (13.89%) OOP
14 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
15 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
15 4 (11.11%) Redis

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (13.89%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Redis
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) PHP Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) Doctrine
2 15 (41.67%) CSS
3 10 (27.78%) LAMP
3 10 (27.78%) Laravel
4 9 (25.00%) HTML5
5 7 (19.44%) CSS3
6 6 (16.67%) CodeIgniter
6 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Memcached
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.78%) XHTML
10 1 (2.78%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Photography
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) MVC
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 8 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 8 (22.22%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) OOP
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (38.89%) PHP5
4 6 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Zend
2 4 (11.11%) New Relic