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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP Symfony Developer
Rank 589 570 563
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 31 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.075% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.081% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 20 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 31 July 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 -35 31 £350 - 5
London -19 13 £350 -3.04% 1
Leeds - 5 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £363 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £200 -
Yorkshire - 5 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £200 -
East Midlands +2 3 £353 +28.18% 1
City of London -12 3 £300 -20.00%
East of England - 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £353 -
Watford - 3 - -
Loughborough - 3 £353 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
South East -11 2 £300 +2.56% 1
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 £300 -
Witney - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (100.00%) PHP
1 56 (100.00%) Symfony
2 36 (64.29%) HTML
3 32 (57.14%) MySQL
4 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
5 30 (53.57%) CSS
6 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
7 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
8 16 (28.57%) MVC
9 15 (26.79%) Zend
10 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (23.21%) LAMP
11 12 (21.43%) HTML5
12 11 (19.64%) PHPUnit
12 11 (19.64%) OO
12 11 (19.64%) Apache
13 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 10 (17.86%) PHP5
14 9 (16.07%) jQuery
14 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
15 8 (14.29%) Laravel
15 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (14.29%) TDD
16 7 (12.50%) Linux
16 7 (12.50%) OOP
16 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (12.50%) Subversion
16 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
16 7 (12.50%) Yii
16 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

PHP Symfony Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 3 (5.36%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) MySQL
2 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) Redis
5 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) PHPUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (10.71%) Behat
5 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.36%) gulp
6 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.79%) Grunt
7 1 (1.79%) Bower
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) Symfony
2 36 (64.29%) HTML
3 30 (53.57%) CSS
4 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
5 13 (23.21%) LAMP
6 12 (21.43%) HTML5
7 9 (16.07%) jQuery
8 8 (14.29%) Laravel
9 7 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (12.50%) Yii
10 6 (10.71%) Doctrine
11 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
11 5 (8.93%) Ajax
12 4 (7.14%) JSON
12 4 (7.14%) XML
12 4 (7.14%) RESTful
12 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (7.14%) CSS3
13 3 (5.36%) Ionic Framework
13 3 (5.36%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) MVC
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.29%) TDD
6 7 (12.50%) OOP
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.71%) BDD
8 5 (8.93%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) Workflow
10 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) Web Design
10 3 (5.36%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.36%) Release Management
10 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.57%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.86%) PHP5
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Zend
2 2 (3.57%) Twitter
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat