The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 438 411 461
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +50
Contract jobs citing Symfony 159 172 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.20% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 138 71
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symfony within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Symfony Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symfony
Daily Rate Trend

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

Symfony Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symfony
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symfony within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Symfony Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Symfony
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Symfony Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symfony
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 Symfony within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 158 £375 +15.38% 132
London +6 94 £375 +15.38% 58
South West -8 24 £325 -5.45% 18
City of London +14 22 £375 +15.38% 24
South East -31 18 £330 -5.71% 24
Bristol -6 11 £400 +6.66% 7
East of England -9 9 £225 - 4
Dorset - 9 £225 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 7 £200 - 2
Yorkshire -12 6 £375 +21.95% 7
Oxfordshire -22 6 £330 -5.71% 11
West Yorkshire -14 5 £375 +21.95% 3
Cambridge - 5 £200 - 2
Leeds -9 4 £375 +29.31% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £361 +60.44% 2
West Midlands -20 3 £375 +50.00% 5
Middlesex - 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £361 -
East Midlands +3 2 £260 - 3
Bath +1 2 £220 -32.30% 1
Birmingham -6 2 £375 +36.36%
Surrey -6 2 £425 +17.24% 1
Somerset -10 2 £220 -32.30% 2
Berkshire -13 2 £313 -16.66% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £406 -
Reading +8 1 £450 +12.50%
Nottinghamshire +6 1 £260 - 2
Glasgow -7 1 £190 -20.00%
North West -9 1 £275 -11.29% 13
Scotland -11 1 £190 -20.00%

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symfony also 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 that cited Symfony.

1 401 (99.50%) PHP
2 262 (65.01%) MySQL
3 222 (55.09%) JavaScript
4 210 (52.11%) Zend
5 200 (49.63%) MVC
6 194 (48.14%) HTML
7 187 (46.40%) CSS
8 164 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (32.51%) OO
10 117 (29.03%) TDD
11 116 (28.78%) Git (software)
11 116 (28.78%) Laravel
12 106 (26.30%) LAMP
13 99 (24.57%) PHP5
14 92 (22.83%) CodeIgniter
15 90 (22.33%) jQuery
15 90 (22.33%) Linux
16 85 (21.09%) OO PHP
17 77 (19.11%) HTML5
18 70 (17.37%) AngularJS
19 64 (15.88%) OOP
20 58 (14.39%) Backbone.js
21 56 (13.90%) Scrum
21 56 (13.90%) Apache
22 54 (13.40%) BDD
23 50 (12.41%) Web Services
24 49 (12.16%) PHPUnit
25 48 (11.91%) Subversion
26 47 (11.66%) CSS3
26 47 (11.66%) Doctrine

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symfony also 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 that cited Symfony. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (13.90%) Apache
2 32 (7.94%) Drupal
3 28 (6.95%) CMS
4 20 (4.96%) Node.js
5 15 (3.72%) WordPress
6 12 (2.98%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.49%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.24%) ExpressionEngine
10 4 (0.99%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) concrete5
11 1 (0.25%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) GitHub
2 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.74%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.99%) HTTP
2 6 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.25%) PBX
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (65.01%) MySQL
2 41 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.95%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.95%) Redis
4 14 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.74%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.74%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 2 (0.50%) Riak
9 2 (0.50%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.50%) BigTable
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.16%) PHPUnit
3 48 (11.91%) Subversion
4 36 (8.93%) JIRA
5 26 (6.45%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.47%) Cucumber
6 18 (4.47%) Mercurial
7 16 (3.97%) Selenium
8 14 (3.47%) Hudson
9 13 (3.23%) Behat
10 7 (1.74%) Grunt
10 7 (1.74%) Yeoman
11 6 (1.49%) Bower
12 2 (0.50%) Xdebug
12 2 (0.50%) Bazaar
12 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.25%) DbUnit
13 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (6.45%) Marketing
2 18 (4.47%) Finance
3 6 (1.49%) Advertising
4 5 (1.24%) Banking
4 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.99%) Publishing
6 3 (0.74%) French Language
6 3 (0.74%) Retail
6 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 382 (94.79%) Developer
2 285 (70.72%) PHP Developer
3 76 (18.86%) Senior Developer
3 76 (18.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 61 (15.14%) Senior PHP Developer
5 36 (8.93%) Web Developer
6 25 (6.20%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (4.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 13 (3.23%) PHP Web Developer
9 12 (2.98%) LAMP Developer
10 11 (2.73%) Drupal Developer
10 11 (2.73%) Senior Web Developer
11 9 (2.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 8 (1.99%) Front-End Developer
13 7 (1.74%) Software Developer
14 6 (1.49%) Junior
14 6 (1.49%) Junior Developer
14 6 (1.49%) Programmer
14 6 (1.49%) Lead Developer
14 6 (1.49%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (48.14%) HTML
2 187 (46.40%) CSS
3 116 (28.78%) Laravel
4 106 (26.30%) LAMP
5 92 (22.83%) CodeIgniter
6 90 (22.33%) jQuery
7 77 (19.11%) HTML5
8 70 (17.37%) AngularJS
9 58 (14.39%) Backbone.js
10 50 (12.41%) Web Services
11 47 (11.66%) CSS3
11 47 (11.66%) Doctrine
12 44 (10.92%) RESTful
13 40 (9.93%) CakePHP
14 36 (8.93%) Yii
15 33 (8.19%) JSON
16 32 (7.94%) XML
17 29 (7.20%) REST
18 26 (6.45%) Ajax
19 25 (6.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.42%) Open Source
2 16 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.23%) Social Media
4 10 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.99%) E-Learning
6 8 (1.99%) SCORM
6 8 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.49%) Social Network
8 5 (1.24%) Learning Management System
9 4 (0.99%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.74%) User Experience
11 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.50%) Animation
12 1 (0.25%) Blog
12 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.25%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.33%) Linux
2 34 (8.44%) UNIX
3 10 (2.48%) Windows
4 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.49%) CentOS
6 5 (1.24%) Android
7 4 (0.99%) Debian
7 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (49.63%) MVC
2 164 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (32.51%) OO
4 117 (29.03%) TDD
5 85 (21.09%) OO PHP
6 64 (15.88%) OOP
7 56 (13.90%) Scrum
8 54 (13.40%) BDD
9 42 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (9.43%) Unit Testing
11 33 (8.19%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.71%) Software Engineering
13 18 (4.47%) Pair Programming
13 18 (4.47%) Web Development
14 15 (3.72%) Release Management
15 12 (2.98%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (2.23%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (2.23%) Dependency Injection
16 9 (2.23%) CRM
17 8 (1.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 401 (99.50%) PHP
2 222 (55.09%) JavaScript
3 99 (24.57%) PHP5
4 46 (11.41%) Java
5 38 (9.43%) SQL
6 36 (8.93%) Python
7 28 (6.95%) Ruby
8 12 (2.98%) C++
9 9 (2.23%) Perl
10 8 (1.99%) C
10 8 (1.99%) C#
11 7 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.25%) PHP4
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.73%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.74%) Varnish
2 2 (0.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (2.23%) Puppet
2 7 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.50%) Kibana
4 2 (0.50%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 210 (52.11%) Zend
2 12 (2.98%) New Relic
3 11 (2.73%) Facebook
4 8 (1.99%) Google
5 7 (1.74%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.49%) Twitter
7 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.74%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.74%) Siebel
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle
10 2 (0.50%) HP
10 2 (0.50%) Akamai
11 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.25%) SendGrid
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