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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 470 374 450
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +76
Contract jobs citing Symfony 135 215 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.47% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 167 76
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£362 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
14705 14615 12634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 27.75% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9670 7937
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 186 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.86 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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 -69 133 £362 +3.28% 141
London -7 81 £375 +7.14% 62
City of London +5 20 £370 +5.71% 18
South East -10 14 £288 -8.00% 28
South West -11 13 £375 +0.67% 3
Bristol -12 11 £375 -
Manchester -8 7 £300 +9.09% 7
North West -19 7 £300 +9.09% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 6 £225 -25.00% 4
East of England +2 5 £300 +20.00% 6
West Midlands -6 5 £250 - 14
East Midlands -19 4 £338 -15.62% 6
Yorkshire -58 4 £320 -8.57% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 - 1
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £350 - 4
Nottingham -10 3 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire -54 3 £319 -8.92% 7
Leeds -57 3 £319 -14.42% 7
Croydon - 3 £375 -
Surrey - 3 £313 - 4
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £225 -10.00% 1
Birmingham -8 2 £225 -10.00% 7
Truro - 2 £300 -
Cornwall - 2 £300 -
East Sussex - 2 £220 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £364 - 8
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £300 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £230 - 3
Cambridge -4 1 £225 -10.00% 1

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 261 (98.49%) PHP
2 162 (61.13%) HTML
3 146 (55.09%) CSS
4 132 (49.81%) MySQL
5 130 (49.06%) JavaScript
6 128 (48.30%) MVC
7 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (39.62%) Zend
9 86 (32.45%) PHP5
10 79 (29.81%) Laravel
11 78 (29.43%) HTML5
12 75 (28.30%) Git (software)
12 75 (28.30%) LAMP
13 67 (25.28%) TDD
14 64 (24.15%) OO
15 56 (21.13%) AngularJS
16 52 (19.62%) Scrum
17 50 (18.87%) OOP
17 50 (18.87%) jQuery
18 47 (17.74%) CSS3
19 40 (15.09%) BDD
20 38 (14.34%) OO PHP
20 38 (14.34%) Linux
21 34 (12.83%) Apache
22 32 (12.08%) Drupal
23 31 (11.70%) Doctrine
24 29 (10.94%) Unit Testing
25 27 (10.19%) Puppet
26 26 (9.81%) E-Commerce
27 25 (9.43%) CodeIgniter

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 34 (12.83%) Apache
2 32 (12.08%) Drupal
3 14 (5.28%) WordPress
4 13 (4.91%) Node.js
5 11 (4.15%) CMS
6 7 (2.64%) nginx
7 4 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.13%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 15 (5.66%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) GitHub
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.77%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (1.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (49.81%) MySQL
2 21 (7.92%) MongoDB
3 16 (6.04%) Redis
4 15 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.89%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.75%) Riak
8 2 (0.75%) Big Data
8 2 (0.75%) BigTable
9 1 (0.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 75 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.06%) PHPUnit
3 20 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.79%) Subversion
5 15 (5.66%) Behat
6 9 (3.40%) JMeter
7 6 (2.26%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.26%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.26%) Selenium
8 5 (1.89%) Grunt
9 4 (1.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.51%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.51%) JIRA
9 4 (1.51%) FogBugz
9 4 (1.51%) Trac
9 4 (1.51%) Hudson
9 4 (1.51%) Redmine
10 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.75%) CasperJS
12 1 (0.38%) PhantomJS
General
1 20 (7.55%) Finance
2 6 (2.26%) Marketing
3 5 (1.89%) Advertising
3 5 (1.89%) Publishing
4 4 (1.51%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Automotive
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 244 (92.08%) Developer
2 177 (66.79%) PHP Developer
3 58 (21.89%) Senior Developer
4 40 (15.09%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 38 (14.34%) Senior PHP Developer
6 20 (7.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 16 (6.04%) Drupal Developer
7 16 (6.04%) Web Developer
8 13 (4.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (3.40%) LAMP Developer
10 8 (3.02%) Magento Developer
11 7 (2.64%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (2.64%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (1.89%) Java Developer
13 4 (1.51%) Software Engineer
13 4 (1.51%) Lead Developer
13 4 (1.51%) Software Developer
13 4 (1.51%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (1.13%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (61.13%) HTML
2 146 (55.09%) CSS
3 79 (29.81%) Laravel
4 78 (29.43%) HTML5
5 75 (28.30%) LAMP
6 56 (21.13%) AngularJS
7 50 (18.87%) jQuery
8 47 (17.74%) CSS3
9 31 (11.70%) Doctrine
10 25 (9.43%) CodeIgniter
11 20 (7.55%) REST
12 18 (6.79%) Yii
13 17 (6.42%) RESTful
14 16 (6.04%) Backbone.js
15 15 (5.66%) Web Services
16 12 (4.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (4.15%) XML
17 11 (4.15%) CakePHP
17 11 (4.15%) Gherkin
18 9 (3.40%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.02%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.26%) User Experience
5 3 (1.13%) Graphic Design
6 2 (0.75%) Mobile Games
6 2 (0.75%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Photography
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) EPoS
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.34%) Linux
2 8 (3.02%) UNIX
3 5 (1.89%) Android
3 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.13%) CentOS
4 3 (1.13%) Windows
5 1 (0.38%) Debian
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (48.30%) MVC
2 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.28%) TDD
4 64 (24.15%) OO
5 52 (19.62%) Scrum
6 50 (18.87%) OOP
7 40 (15.09%) BDD
8 38 (14.34%) OO PHP
9 29 (10.94%) Unit Testing
10 26 (9.81%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.17%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.28%) DevOps
13 14 (5.28%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.77%) Open Source
14 10 (3.77%) Web Development
15 8 (3.02%) Responsive Web Design
16 7 (2.64%) SOA
16 7 (2.64%) CRM
17 6 (2.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 261 (98.49%) PHP
2 130 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 86 (32.45%) PHP5
4 23 (8.68%) SQL
5 18 (6.79%) Java
6 6 (2.26%) Python
6 6 (2.26%) C
7 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.51%) Ruby
9 3 (1.13%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.75%) PHP4
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (6.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Varnish
2 2 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (10.19%) Puppet
2 16 (6.04%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) collectd
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
4 1 (0.38%) Kibana
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 105 (39.62%) Zend
2 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.51%) Google
4 3 (1.13%) Twitter
5 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.75%) HP
6 1 (0.38%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) SAP
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.38%) New Relic
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