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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP Symfony Developer
Rank 551 560 552
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 43 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.032% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.035% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 31
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +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
52003 49259 54721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.60% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31467 29159 30637
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2008 2125 2736
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 19 August 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 26 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 19 August 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 -3 43 £350 +7.69% 21
London +48 34 £350 -6.66% 15
City of London +24 6 £375 - 1
South East -1 2 £285 -5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire - 2 £285 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £372 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 93 (100.00%) PHP
1 93 (100.00%) Symfony
2 81 (87.10%) MySQL
3 55 (59.14%) MVC
4 41 (44.09%) Zend
5 36 (38.71%) HTML
6 35 (37.63%) OO
7 34 (36.56%) CSS
8 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 27 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
9 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
10 25 (26.88%) Drupal
11 23 (24.73%) PHP5
12 22 (23.66%) TDD
13 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
13 21 (22.58%) OO PHP
14 19 (20.43%) LAMP
15 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.28%) jQuery
17 14 (15.05%) Subversion
17 14 (15.05%) Web Development
18 10 (10.75%) OOP
18 10 (10.75%) BDD
19 9 (9.68%) Apple iOS
19 9 (9.68%) iOS Development
19 9 (9.68%) Zend Framework
19 9 (9.68%) JSON
20 8 (8.60%) XML
20 8 (8.60%) Redis
20 8 (8.60%) HTML5

PHP Symfony Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 25 (26.88%) Drupal
2 6 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.23%) Node.js
3 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
5 1 (1.08%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (87.10%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) Redis
3 4 (4.30%) Big Data
3 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.08%) BigTable
5 1 (1.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.05%) Subversion
4 5 (5.38%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.23%) JIRA
5 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.23%) Behat
6 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) Hudson
6 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
1 3 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (2.15%) French Language
2 2 (2.15%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.08%) Publishing
3 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) Symfony
2 36 (38.71%) HTML
3 34 (36.56%) CSS
4 27 (29.03%) CodeIgniter
5 19 (20.43%) LAMP
6 17 (18.28%) jQuery
7 9 (9.68%) JSON
7 9 (9.68%) Zend Framework
8 8 (8.60%) HTML5
8 8 (8.60%) XML
9 7 (7.53%) Backbone.js
10 6 (6.45%) CakePHP
11 5 (5.38%) Web Services
11 5 (5.38%) RESTful
11 5 (5.38%) CSS3
12 4 (4.30%) Ajax
13 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
14 2 (2.15%) ZeroMQ
14 2 (2.15%) Laravel
14 2 (2.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) Web 2.0
2 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.15%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.15%) SCORM
3 1 (1.08%) GIS
3 1 (1.08%) Social Network
3 1 (1.08%) Open Source
3 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 7 (7.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.14%) MVC
2 35 (37.63%) OO
3 22 (23.66%) TDD
4 21 (22.58%) OO PHP
5 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.05%) Web Development
7 10 (10.75%) OOP
7 10 (10.75%) BDD
8 9 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.30%) Scrum
10 3 (3.23%) OOD
11 2 (2.15%) Workflow
11 2 (2.15%) Release Management
11 2 (2.15%) Business Analysis
11 2 (2.15%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.15%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.15%) Android Development
12 1 (1.08%) System Testing
12 1 (1.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.73%) PHP5
4 4 (4.30%) Java
4 4 (4.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.08%) Python
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 41 (44.09%) Zend
2 3 (3.23%) Google
3 2 (2.15%) New Relic
3 2 (2.15%) Facebook
4 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
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