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 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Symfony Developer
Rank 564 561 574
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 50 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.032% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.035% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 23
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +20.00%
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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 2014.

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 30 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 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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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 +15 50 £350 +12.00% 12
London +53 45 £350 -6.66% 9
City of London +32 13 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) PHP
1 84 (100.00%) Symfony
2 66 (78.57%) MySQL
3 41 (48.81%) MVC
4 37 (44.05%) OO
5 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (35.71%) HTML
7 28 (33.33%) CSS
7 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 27 (32.14%) Zend
9 25 (29.76%) TDD
10 24 (28.57%) LAMP
11 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
11 23 (27.38%) OO PHP
12 17 (20.24%) PHP5
13 16 (19.05%) Subversion
14 13 (15.48%) CodeIgniter
15 12 (14.29%) jQuery
15 12 (14.29%) JSON
16 11 (13.10%) Redis
17 10 (11.90%) OOP
18 9 (10.71%) XML
18 9 (10.71%) Drupal
18 9 (10.71%) Zend Framework
18 9 (10.71%) Web Development
18 9 (10.71%) BDD
19 8 (9.52%) RESTful
19 8 (9.52%) Backbone.js
19 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
19 8 (9.52%) Web Services

PHP Symfony Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (10.71%) Drupal
2 6 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.57%) Node.js
3 3 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (78.57%) MySQL
2 11 (13.10%) Redis
3 7 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.19%) BigTable
6 1 (1.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.05%) Subversion
3 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.14%) JIRA
5 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.76%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Hudson
6 1 (1.19%) Behat
6 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (5.95%) Marketing
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) Symfony
2 30 (35.71%) HTML
3 28 (33.33%) CSS
4 24 (28.57%) LAMP
5 13 (15.48%) CodeIgniter
6 12 (14.29%) jQuery
6 12 (14.29%) JSON
7 9 (10.71%) XML
7 9 (10.71%) Zend Framework
8 8 (9.52%) RESTful
8 8 (9.52%) Web Services
8 8 (9.52%) Backbone.js
9 7 (8.33%) HTML5
10 6 (7.14%) CakePHP
11 5 (5.95%) Memcached
12 4 (4.76%) CSS3
13 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (3.57%) Ajax
14 2 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) E-Learning
1 3 (3.57%) SCORM
1 3 (3.57%) Web 2.0
1 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) UNIX
2 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) MVC
2 37 (44.05%) OO
3 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.76%) TDD
5 23 (27.38%) OO PHP
6 10 (11.90%) OOP
7 9 (10.71%) Web Development
7 9 (10.71%) BDD
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) iOS Development
9 5 (5.95%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.76%) OOD
11 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.57%) Release Management
11 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.38%) Android Development
12 2 (2.38%) Workflow
12 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.24%) PHP5
4 4 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) SQL
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Zend
2 5 (5.95%) New Relic
3 3 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (2.38%) Facebook
London
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 275-375 Per Day
Posted: 22 days ago