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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symfony
Rank 504 490 438
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -52
Contract jobs citing Symfony 124 119 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.86% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 104
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
14624 13900 13032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 26.94% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10168 9284 8197
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 268
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 117 £375 - 160
London +19 76 £380 +1.33% 63
South East +15 20 £300 - 14
City of London +35 9 £375 +7.14% 11
Oxfordshire +13 9 £350 - 1
East Midlands -3 9 £358 +27.67% 13
Leicestershire -4 7 £350 - 1
Berkshire +6 5 £325 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -7 5 £369 +55.26% 5
Surrey - 5 £375 - 2
Loughborough - 4 £338 - 1
Faringdon - 4 £325 -
Hertfordshire +7 3 - - 1
Watford -3 3 - -
Reading -6 3 £325 +8.33% 1
East of England -6 3 - - 15
Scotland -7 3 £325 +71.05% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £413 - 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Guildford - 2 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £350 - 1
Newbury +6 1 £300 +71.42%
Dorset -1 1 £210 -12.50% 4
South West -12 1 £210 -44.00% 10
Leeds -13 1 £400 - 4
West Yorkshire -15 1 £400 - 5
Manchester -17 1 £275 -21.42% 13
Yorkshire -20 1 £400 - 11

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (95.42%) PHP
2 150 (62.50%) HTML
3 145 (60.42%) CSS
4 142 (59.17%) JavaScript
5 139 (57.92%) MySQL
6 99 (41.25%) Laravel
7 98 (40.83%) MVC
8 80 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (32.08%) Zend
10 66 (27.50%) Git (software)
10 66 (27.50%) OO
11 64 (26.67%) jQuery
12 56 (23.33%) LAMP
13 52 (21.67%) HTML5
14 50 (20.83%) Linux
15 44 (18.33%) TDD
15 44 (18.33%) CSS3
16 40 (16.67%) Apache
17 39 (16.25%) Web Services
18 36 (15.00%) OOP
18 36 (15.00%) OO PHP
19 34 (14.17%) E-Commerce
19 34 (14.17%) AngularJS
19 34 (14.17%) Drupal
20 33 (13.75%) MongoDB
21 28 (11.67%) Subversion
22 27 (11.25%) CodeIgniter
23 26 (10.83%) PHPUnit
23 26 (10.83%) BDD
24 25 (10.42%) XML

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 40 (16.67%) Apache
2 34 (14.17%) Drupal
3 24 (10.00%) CMS
4 18 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.67%) WordPress
6 14 (5.83%) Node.js
7 11 (4.58%) nginx
8 5 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 5 (2.08%) Magnolia
9 3 (1.25%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.25%) IIS
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.83%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.42%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Magento
2 3 (1.25%) BigMachines
2 3 (1.25%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.50%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.42%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.42%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) HTTP
1 2 (0.83%) SMTP
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (57.92%) MySQL
2 33 (13.75%) MongoDB
3 22 (9.17%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.42%) Redis
5 11 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.17%) CouchDB
7 7 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.83%) Big Data
9 2 (0.83%) GIS
9 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 66 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.67%) Subversion
3 26 (10.83%) PHPUnit
4 11 (4.58%) JIRA
5 10 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.92%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.50%) Mercurial
8 5 (2.08%) Bower
8 5 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.08%) Grunt
9 3 (1.25%) git-flow
9 3 (1.25%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.83%) Hudson
10 2 (0.83%) Mocha
10 2 (0.83%) Redmine
10 2 (0.83%) Selenium
11 1 (0.42%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.42%) Trac
General
1 14 (5.83%) Finance
2 8 (3.33%) Retail
3 7 (2.92%) Marketing
4 4 (1.67%) Billing
4 4 (1.67%) Publishing
5 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Automotive
6 2 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 227 (94.58%) Developer
2 188 (78.33%) PHP Developer
3 52 (21.67%) Symfony Developer
4 45 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 41 (17.08%) Senior Developer
6 37 (15.42%) Senior PHP Developer
7 20 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (7.08%) JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 11 (4.58%) HTML Developer
10 11 (4.58%) MySQL Developer
10 11 (4.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 11 (4.58%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.17%) Drupal Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Angular Developer
12 9 (3.75%) Python Developer
13 7 (2.92%) PHP Zend Developer
14 6 (2.50%) PHP Web Developer
15 5 (2.08%) HTML CSS Developer
15 5 (2.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (62.50%) HTML
2 145 (60.42%) CSS
3 99 (41.25%) Laravel
4 64 (26.67%) jQuery
5 56 (23.33%) LAMP
6 52 (21.67%) HTML5
7 44 (18.33%) CSS3
8 39 (16.25%) Web Services
9 34 (14.17%) AngularJS
10 27 (11.25%) CodeIgniter
11 25 (10.42%) XML
12 22 (9.17%) REST
12 22 (9.17%) RESTful
13 21 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (8.75%) Yii
14 19 (7.92%) Doctrine
15 18 (7.50%) Ajax
15 18 (7.50%) SOAP
16 16 (6.67%) Behat
17 14 (5.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.83%) User Experience
2 6 (2.50%) Fintech
3 5 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.67%) W3C
5 3 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.25%) iPhone
5 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.83%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.83%) Linux
2 9 (3.75%) Windows
3 5 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.25%) Unix
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) CentOS
5 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.83%) MVC
2 80 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.50%) OO
4 44 (18.33%) TDD
5 36 (15.00%) OO PHP
5 36 (15.00%) OOP
6 34 (14.17%) E-Commerce
7 26 (10.83%) BDD
8 24 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 22 (9.17%) Web Development
10 16 (6.67%) Scrum
10 16 (6.67%) Web Application Development
11 14 (5.83%) Front End Development
12 13 (5.42%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.58%) Open Source
14 9 (3.75%) Refactoring
15 7 (2.92%) Project Management
15 7 (2.92%) Project Planning
15 7 (2.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 229 (95.42%) PHP
2 142 (59.17%) JavaScript
3 25 (10.42%) SQL
4 24 (10.00%) Java
5 23 (9.58%) Python
6 15 (6.25%) Ruby
7 13 (5.42%) PHP 5
8 4 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.25%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.25%) C#
10 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.83%) Go
11 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.42%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 7 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Varnish
2 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Puppet
2 5 (2.08%) Ansible
2 5 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.25%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.83%) Kibana
4 2 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 77 (32.08%) Zend
2 6 (2.50%) Facebook
2 6 (2.50%) SAP
3 5 (2.08%) Google
3 5 (2.08%) Interwoven
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle
3 5 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.25%) Percona
4 3 (1.25%) Siebel
5 2 (0.83%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.83%) Twitter
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
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