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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Symfony Developer
Rank 560 549 548
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 26 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.057% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 10
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-25.38% +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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 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 22 December 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 -32 25 £375 +15.38% 10
London +11 18 £375 +20.00% 8
City of London +7 9 £350 +3.70% 3
East Midlands - 1 £260 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £260 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £190 -
Scotland - 1 £190 -
North West - 1 £275 -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Kettering - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 76 (100.00%) PHP
1 76 (100.00%) Symfony
2 44 (57.89%) MySQL
3 31 (40.79%) OO
4 30 (39.47%) LAMP
5 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
7 25 (32.89%) TDD
8 24 (31.58%) OO PHP
9 23 (30.26%) HTML
9 23 (30.26%) MVC
10 22 (28.95%) Zend
11 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 18 (23.68%) CSS
13 14 (18.42%) JSON
13 14 (18.42%) PHP5
14 13 (17.11%) Redis
15 12 (15.79%) Scrum
15 12 (15.79%) Doctrine
16 11 (14.47%) Web Services
17 10 (13.16%) Linux
17 10 (13.16%) Subversion
17 10 (13.16%) RESTful
17 10 (13.16%) HTML5
18 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
19 8 (10.53%) XML
19 8 (10.53%) Marketing
20 7 (9.21%) UNIX
20 7 (9.21%) OOP
20 7 (9.21%) JIRA

PHP Symfony Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (7.89%) Apache Solr
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) MySQL
2 13 (17.11%) Redis
3 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) CouchDB
5 2 (2.63%) Riak
5 2 (2.63%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 27 (35.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Subversion
3 7 (9.21%) JIRA
4 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.95%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.32%) Behat
General
1 8 (10.53%) Marketing
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) French Language
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) Symfony
2 30 (39.47%) LAMP
3 23 (30.26%) HTML
4 18 (23.68%) CSS
5 14 (18.42%) JSON
6 12 (15.79%) Doctrine
7 11 (14.47%) Web Services
8 10 (13.16%) RESTful
8 10 (13.16%) HTML5
9 8 (10.53%) XML
10 7 (9.21%) Zend Framework
10 7 (9.21%) Memcached
10 7 (9.21%) jQuery
11 6 (7.89%) CodeIgniter
11 6 (7.89%) CakePHP
12 5 (6.58%) CSS3
13 4 (5.26%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.26%) Yii
14 3 (3.95%) REST
14 3 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
1 3 (3.95%) SCORM
1 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.95%) Open Source
2 2 (2.63%) Social Network
2 2 (2.63%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) CentOS
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) OO
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) TDD
4 24 (31.58%) OO PHP
5 23 (30.26%) MVC
6 12 (15.79%) Scrum
7 7 (9.21%) OOP
7 7 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.89%) BDD
9 5 (6.58%) OOD
10 3 (3.95%) Release Management
10 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.95%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.63%) Wealth Management
11 2 (2.63%) Pair Programming
12 1 (1.32%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.32%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (1.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) PHP5
4 4 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (1.32%) Python
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Zend
2 7 (9.21%) New Relic
3 3 (3.95%) Google
4 2 (2.63%) Facebook
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
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