The table below looks at the statistics for Symfony skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symfony
UK
Rank 468 512 477
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Contract jobs citing Symfony 124 113 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.78% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 106
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
13729 14466 13888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.68% 29.00% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9931 9409
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 258 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Symfony
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Symfony as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 120 £400 +9.58% 125
London -6 71 £406 +8.33% 41
South East +23 21 £325 +8.33% 15
City of London +5 20 £400 +6.66% 4
Oxfordshire +6 17 £325 +8.33% 9
Yorkshire - 16 £403 - 23
West Yorkshire - 14 £403 - 15
Leeds - 14 £403 - 14
Oxford +10 12 £325 -7.14% 2
South West +20 6 £313 +26.26% 11
Westminster - 5 £425 -
Scotland +20 3 - - 6
Edinburgh +20 3 - - 3
Bristol +5 3 £313 +9.64% 8
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
North West +22 2 £300 +9.09% 10
Surrey +16 2 £363 -3.33% 1
East of England -1 2 - - 3
Suffolk - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Cardiff +20 1 - - 1
South Wales +14 1 - - 1
Manchester +12 1 £300 +9.09% 7
East Midlands +5 1 £425 +18.88% 16
Wales +4 1 - - 1
Berkshire 0 1 £275 -15.38% 2
West Midlands -9 1 £375 +1.69% 6
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symfony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Symfony.

1 317 (98.75%) PHP
2 149 (46.42%) JavaScript
3 143 (44.55%) MySQL
4 126 (39.25%) HTML
5 122 (38.01%) CSS
6 119 (37.07%) MVC
7 118 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (33.96%) Git (software)
9 108 (33.64%) Laravel
10 84 (26.17%) OO
11 81 (25.23%) Web Development
11 81 (25.23%) Zend
12 68 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
13 67 (20.87%) Linux
14 61 (19.00%) AngularJS
15 56 (17.45%) LAMP
15 56 (17.45%) Jenkins
16 55 (17.13%) Drupal
16 55 (17.13%) TDD
17 54 (16.82%) Configuration Management
17 54 (16.82%) Relational Database
18 53 (16.51%) Docker
19 52 (16.20%) Node.js
19 52 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
20 51 (15.89%) BDD
21 50 (15.58%) E-Commerce
22 49 (15.26%) jQuery
23 45 (14.02%) HTML5
23 45 (14.02%) OO PHP
24 42 (13.08%) RESTful

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (17.13%) Drupal
2 36 (11.21%) Apache
3 26 (8.10%) nginx
4 24 (7.48%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (5.30%) CMS
6 12 (3.74%) WordPress
7 5 (1.56%) SilverStripe
8 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.25%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) concrete5
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 7 (2.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.53%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) AMQP
2 2 (0.62%) LDAP
2 2 (0.62%) Network Security
2 2 (0.62%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (44.55%) MySQL
2 54 (16.82%) Relational Database
3 52 (16.20%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (10.59%) MongoDB
4 34 (10.59%) NoSQL
5 29 (9.03%) Redis
6 20 (6.23%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 109 (33.96%) Git (software)
2 56 (17.45%) Jenkins
3 36 (11.21%) PHPUnit
3 36 (11.21%) Subversion
4 25 (7.79%) Mercurial
5 17 (5.30%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.25%) JIRA
7 3 (0.93%) git-flow
7 3 (0.93%) GoCD
7 3 (0.93%) Grunt
7 3 (0.93%) gulp
7 3 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.93%) Selenium
8 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.62%) JMeter
8 2 (0.62%) Mocha
8 2 (0.62%) Mockito
8 2 (0.62%) TestNG
8 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (3.43%) Finance
2 10 (3.12%) Marketing
3 6 (1.87%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.93%) Games
5 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) French Language
6 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 300 (93.46%) Developer
2 211 (65.73%) PHP Developer
3 77 (23.99%) Symfony Developer
4 72 (22.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 60 (18.69%) Senior Developer
6 33 (10.28%) Drupal Developer
7 26 (8.10%) Senior PHP Developer
8 17 (5.30%) PHP Zend Developer
9 16 (4.98%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 15 (4.67%) Node.js Developer
10 15 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 14 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.36%) MySQL Developer
11 14 (4.36%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 13 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
13 12 (3.74%) Web Developer
14 10 (3.12%) E-Commerce Developer
15 9 (2.80%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
15 9 (2.80%) PHP Web Developer
15 9 (2.80%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (39.25%) HTML
2 122 (38.01%) CSS
3 108 (33.64%) Laravel
4 61 (19.00%) AngularJS
5 56 (17.45%) LAMP
6 52 (16.20%) Node.js
7 49 (15.26%) jQuery
8 45 (14.02%) HTML5
9 42 (13.08%) RESTful
10 38 (11.84%) Web Services
11 31 (9.66%) CodeIgniter
12 28 (8.72%) REST
13 26 (8.10%) Doctrine
14 25 (7.79%) CSS3
15 24 (7.48%) Behat
15 24 (7.48%) Yii
16 23 (7.17%) XML
17 21 (6.54%) LEMP Stack
18 20 (6.23%) LAPP Stack
19 19 (5.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.12%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.49%) Fintech
4 7 (2.18%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.25%) User Experience
7 3 (0.93%) Video on Demand
7 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.62%) Life Science
8 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.62%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.87%) Linux
2 16 (4.98%) Unix
3 12 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Android
5 1 (0.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.07%) MVC
2 118 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (26.17%) OO
4 81 (25.23%) Web Development
5 68 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (17.13%) TDD
7 54 (16.82%) Configuration Management
8 51 (15.89%) BDD
9 50 (15.58%) E-Commerce
10 45 (14.02%) OO PHP
11 31 (9.66%) Mentoring
12 25 (7.79%) OOP
13 22 (6.85%) Front End Development
13 22 (6.85%) Microservices
13 22 (6.85%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.23%) Release Management
15 19 (5.92%) Refactoring
15 19 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (5.30%) Web Application Development
17 16 (4.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 317 (98.75%) PHP
2 149 (46.42%) JavaScript
3 31 (9.66%) Java
4 19 (5.92%) SQL
5 18 (5.61%) Python
6 16 (4.98%) PHP 5
6 16 (4.98%) Scala
7 7 (2.18%) PHP 7
8 6 (1.87%) C#
8 6 (1.87%) Ruby
9 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.56%) C
9 5 (1.56%) Perl
9 5 (1.56%) XPath
10 4 (1.25%) Go
11 3 (0.93%) F#
11 3 (0.93%) Haskell
11 3 (0.93%) OCaml
11 3 (0.93%) Rust
12 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (11.53%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.61%) Degree
4 14 (4.36%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 53 (16.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Varnish
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (9.97%) Puppet
2 20 (6.23%) Ansible
3 18 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.98%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.31%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.31%) Plesk
5 1 (0.31%) Rancher
Vendors
1 81 (25.23%) Zend
2 13 (4.05%) VMware
3 4 (1.25%) Google
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle
5 2 (0.62%) PayPal
5 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.62%) Samsung
6 1 (0.31%) hybris
6 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
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