The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP Symfony Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP Symfony Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Symfony Developer
Rank 561 532 519
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 17 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.051% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.056% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 13
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£350 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

PHP Symfony Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP Symfony Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer within the UK.

PHP Symfony Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PHP Symfony Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer within the UK.

PHP Symfony Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -33 16 £363 +16.00% 4
London -8 11 £375 +25.00% 2
City of London +10 4 £350 +16.66% 1
East Midlands - 2 £280 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £280 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £190 -
Scotland - 1 £190 -
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Symfony Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Symfony Developer in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) PHP
1 65 (100.00%) Symfony
2 33 (50.77%) MySQL
3 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) LAMP
5 25 (38.46%) OO
6 23 (35.38%) TDD
7 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
8 20 (30.77%) Zend
8 20 (30.77%) OO PHP
9 18 (27.69%) MVC
10 15 (23.08%) HTML
10 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) CSS
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) PHP5
12 11 (16.92%) JSON
13 10 (15.38%) Redis
14 9 (13.85%) Linux
15 8 (12.31%) Subversion
15 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
15 8 (12.31%) Doctrine
16 7 (10.77%) RESTful
16 7 (10.77%) HTML5
16 7 (10.77%) Marketing
16 7 (10.77%) Web Services
16 7 (10.77%) XML
17 6 (9.23%) UNIX
17 6 (9.23%) Finance
17 6 (9.23%) JIRA

PHP Symfony Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP Symfony Developer in their job title 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 with PHP Symfony Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) Redis
3 8 (12.31%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.08%) BigTable
5 2 (3.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.31%) Subversion
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.08%) PHPUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.54%) Behat
General
1 7 (10.77%) Marketing
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) French Language
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) Symfony
2 26 (40.00%) LAMP
3 15 (23.08%) HTML
4 12 (18.46%) CSS
5 11 (16.92%) JSON
6 8 (12.31%) Doctrine
7 7 (10.77%) RESTful
7 7 (10.77%) HTML5
7 7 (10.77%) Web Services
7 7 (10.77%) XML
8 6 (9.23%) jQuery
8 6 (9.23%) Zend Framework
8 6 (9.23%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (9.23%) Memcached
9 5 (7.69%) CSS3
10 4 (6.15%) Yii
10 4 (6.15%) CakePHP
10 4 (6.15%) Backbone.js
11 3 (4.62%) REST
12 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
1 3 (4.62%) Open Source
1 3 (4.62%) E-Learning
1 3 (4.62%) SCORM
2 2 (3.08%) Social Network
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) OO
3 23 (35.38%) TDD
4 20 (30.77%) OO PHP
5 18 (27.69%) MVC
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.23%) BDD
7 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.69%) OOP
9 4 (6.15%) OOD
10 2 (3.08%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.08%) Migration
10 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.08%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.08%) Wealth Management
10 2 (3.08%) Release Management
11 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) PHP5
4 2 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Zend
2 6 (9.23%) New Relic
3 2 (3.08%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Facebook
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Oliver Bernard
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