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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 433 401 477
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +76
Contract jobs citing Symfony 169 184 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 1.26% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 152 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.23% +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 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
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -56 169 £375 +15.38% 116
London +18 111 £375 +10.29% 55
City of London +39 27 £375 +15.38% 16
South West -23 19 £375 +15.38% 11
South East -55 18 £330 -5.71% 17
Bristol -15 9 £400 +6.66% 4
Birmingham -2 7 £375 +25.00%
West Midlands -7 7 £375 +42.85% 6
Oxfordshire -20 7 £330 -5.71% 7
Yorkshire -10 6 £375 +29.87% 9
West Yorkshire -7 4 £375 +29.31% 5
East of England -7 4 £344 +14.58% 6
Dorset - 4 £225 - 4
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £361 +60.44% 1
Leeds -22 3 £375 +29.87% 4
Darlington - 3 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £361 - 1
Durham - 3 £250 -
Middlesex - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £250 -
Bath 0 2 £220 -32.30%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £300 - 5
Somerset -8 2 £220 -32.30% 1
Surrey -9 2 £425 +23.63% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £406 -
North West +2 1 £275 -11.29% 10
Kent -2 1 £330 -
Reading -4 1 £450 +12.50%
Berkshire -23 1 £450 +20.00%
Oxford - 1 - - 2

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 404 (99.75%) PHP
2 267 (65.93%) MySQL
3 220 (54.32%) JavaScript
4 216 (53.33%) Zend
5 197 (48.64%) MVC
6 188 (46.42%) HTML
7 182 (44.94%) CSS
8 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
9 132 (32.59%) OO
10 117 (28.89%) Git (software)
11 113 (27.90%) TDD
12 104 (25.68%) LAMP
13 100 (24.69%) Laravel
14 97 (23.95%) jQuery
15 92 (22.72%) PHP5
15 92 (22.72%) CodeIgniter
16 86 (21.23%) Linux
17 80 (19.75%) HTML5
18 79 (19.51%) OO PHP
19 62 (15.31%) AngularJS
20 60 (14.81%) OOP
21 58 (14.32%) Backbone.js
22 56 (13.83%) Apache
23 55 (13.58%) Subversion
24 54 (13.33%) CSS3
24 54 (13.33%) BDD
25 51 (12.59%) Scrum
25 51 (12.59%) Web Services
26 50 (12.35%) PHPUnit
27 47 (11.60%) CakePHP

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (13.83%) Apache
2 37 (9.14%) Drupal
3 25 (6.17%) CMS
4 18 (4.44%) Node.js
5 15 (3.70%) WordPress
6 12 (2.96%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.48%) Joomla!
9 5 (1.23%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.74%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.25%) IIS
11 1 (0.25%) concrete5
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.99%) GitHub
2 4 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
3 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.47%) HTTP
2 6 (1.48%) Internet
3 3 (0.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) SSH
4 1 (0.25%) PBX
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (65.93%) MySQL
2 39 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 29 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 27 (6.67%) Redis
5 14 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (1.23%) Big Data
10 2 (0.49%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.25%) BigTable
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 117 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 55 (13.58%) Subversion
3 50 (12.35%) PHPUnit
4 36 (8.89%) JIRA
5 28 (6.91%) Jenkins
6 18 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 17 (4.20%) Selenium
7 17 (4.20%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.46%) Hudson
9 13 (3.21%) Behat
10 7 (1.73%) Grunt
10 7 (1.73%) Yeoman
11 6 (1.48%) Bower
12 2 (0.49%) Bazaar
12 2 (0.49%) Xdebug
13 1 (0.25%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.25%) DbUnit
13 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (6.91%) Marketing
2 19 (4.69%) Finance
3 6 (1.48%) Banking
3 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.48%) Advertising
4 4 (0.99%) French Language
4 4 (0.99%) Publishing
5 3 (0.74%) Retail
6 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
7 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 386 (95.31%) Developer
2 282 (69.63%) PHP Developer
3 79 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 78 (19.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 63 (15.56%) Senior PHP Developer
6 35 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 26 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (4.20%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 16 (3.95%) Front-End Developer
10 13 (3.21%) Drupal Developer
11 12 (2.96%) PHP Web Developer
12 11 (2.72%) Senior Web Developer
12 11 (2.72%) LAMP Developer
13 10 (2.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 8 (1.98%) Lead PHP Developer
14 8 (1.98%) Lead Developer
15 7 (1.73%) Programmer
15 7 (1.73%) PHP Programmer
15 7 (1.73%) Software Developer
16 5 (1.23%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (46.42%) HTML
2 182 (44.94%) CSS
3 104 (25.68%) LAMP
4 100 (24.69%) Laravel
5 97 (23.95%) jQuery
6 92 (22.72%) CodeIgniter
7 80 (19.75%) HTML5
8 62 (15.31%) AngularJS
9 58 (14.32%) Backbone.js
10 54 (13.33%) CSS3
11 51 (12.59%) Web Services
12 47 (11.60%) CakePHP
13 41 (10.12%) RESTful
14 37 (9.14%) XML
15 36 (8.89%) Yii
16 35 (8.64%) JSON
17 28 (6.91%) REST
18 27 (6.67%) Ajax
19 26 (6.42%) SOAP
20 22 (5.43%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.37%) Open Source
2 16 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.96%) Social Media
4 10 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.98%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.98%) SCORM
6 6 (1.48%) Social Network
6 6 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.23%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.99%) User Experience
9 3 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.49%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.49%) Animation
10 2 (0.49%) DTV
10 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.23%) Linux
2 29 (7.16%) UNIX
3 8 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (1.98%) Windows
4 7 (1.73%) CentOS
5 5 (1.23%) Android
6 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.99%) Debian
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (48.64%) MVC
2 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (32.59%) OO
4 113 (27.90%) TDD
5 79 (19.51%) OO PHP
6 60 (14.81%) OOP
7 54 (13.33%) BDD
8 51 (12.59%) Scrum
9 40 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (8.64%) Unit Testing
10 35 (8.64%) E-Commerce
11 24 (5.93%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.44%) Pair Programming
12 18 (4.44%) Web Development
13 15 (3.70%) Release Management
14 13 (3.21%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (2.72%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (1.98%) Performance Testing
16 8 (1.98%) CRM
16 8 (1.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 404 (99.75%) PHP
2 220 (54.32%) JavaScript
3 92 (22.72%) PHP5
4 46 (11.36%) Java
5 40 (9.88%) Python
6 33 (8.15%) SQL
7 32 (7.90%) Ruby
8 15 (3.70%) C++
9 10 (2.47%) C#
9 10 (2.47%) Perl
10 9 (2.22%) C
11 7 (1.73%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 9 (2.22%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.73%) Varnish
2 2 (0.49%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.74%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.49%) Kibana
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 216 (53.33%) Zend
2 11 (2.72%) Facebook
2 11 (2.72%) New Relic
3 8 (1.98%) Google
4 7 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.48%) Twitter
5 6 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.99%) Rackspace
6 4 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.74%) Siebel
8 2 (0.49%) Akamai
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle
9 1 (0.25%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.25%) HP
9 1 (0.25%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.25%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
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Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day £350 to £500
Posted: 15 hours ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6mths rolling contract
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London
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6mths rolling contract
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6mths rolling contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
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London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Car allowance
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