The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 386 461 453
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -8
Contract jobs citing Symfony 212 83 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 0.65% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 66 92
Average daily rate £350 £310 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +35 207 £350 +12.90% 105
London +36 102 £350 - 43
West Yorkshire +20 45 £350 +27.27% 8
Yorkshire +8 45 £350 +12.90% 14
Leeds +20 43 £361 +85.25% 3
City of London -1 25 £350 +6.06% 7
South West -3 23 £350 +40.00% 5
Bristol +4 18 £386 +54.50% 1
East Midlands +3 13 £375 +36.36% 7
South East -7 12 £325 +10.63% 18
Wales - 8 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £388 -
Gloucestershire +7 5 £350 - 3
Bath -4 5 £350 -
Berkshire -4 5 £271 -1.36% 2
Somerset -5 5 £350 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £350 -
Swindon - 5 £350 -
Gloucester - 5 £350 - 1
North West -13 4 £300 +9.09% 9
Nottinghamshire +2 3 - - 1
Nottingham +1 3 - -
West Midlands -13 3 £278 -15.90% 4
West Sussex - 3 - - 1
Manchester -12 2 £288 +4.54% 7
East of England -33 2 £250 -15.61% 5
Merseyside - 2 £300 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £313 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £250 -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 364 (99.18%) PHP
2 210 (57.22%) HTML
3 209 (56.95%) CSS
4 207 (56.40%) JavaScript
4 207 (56.40%) Zend
5 205 (55.86%) MySQL
6 180 (49.05%) MVC
7 136 (37.06%) jQuery
8 121 (32.97%) CodeIgniter
9 98 (26.70%) OO
10 82 (22.34%) OOP
11 75 (20.44%) Drupal
12 72 (19.62%) Git (software)
13 71 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (19.07%) TDD
15 68 (18.53%) PHP5
16 63 (17.17%) Linux
17 60 (16.35%) HTML5
18 49 (13.35%) CSS3
19 48 (13.08%) OO PHP
20 47 (12.81%) Subversion
21 42 (11.44%) Scrum
22 40 (10.90%) Web Development
22 40 (10.90%) XML
23 39 (10.63%) LAMP
24 38 (10.35%) Apache
25 37 (10.08%) Laravel
25 37 (10.08%) Jenkins
26 34 (9.26%) SQL
27 33 (8.99%) Ajax

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (20.44%) Drupal
2 38 (10.35%) Apache
3 25 (6.81%) CMS
4 13 (3.54%) WordPress
4 13 (3.54%) Node.js
5 9 (2.45%) nginx
6 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (1.09%) concrete5
6 4 (1.09%) Magnolia
7 3 (0.82%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.72%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.63%) Internet
2 5 (1.36%) SSH
2 5 (1.36%) SSL
3 2 (0.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (55.86%) MySQL
2 20 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 10 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.91%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.82%) BigTable
7 3 (0.82%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.82%) Riak
8 2 (0.54%) MS Access
8 2 (0.54%) Redis
8 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 72 (19.62%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.81%) Subversion
3 37 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.72%) PHPUnit
5 15 (4.09%) Behat
6 14 (3.81%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.27%) Hudson
7 12 (3.27%) Selenium
8 10 (2.72%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.36%) Maven
10 4 (1.09%) JUnit
10 4 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.82%) JIRA
12 2 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.54%) Grunt
13 1 (0.27%) RubyGems
13 1 (0.27%) Redmine
13 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (4.36%) Games
2 14 (3.81%) Marketing
3 11 (3.00%) Retail
4 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.18%) Advertising
6 7 (1.91%) Finance
7 5 (1.36%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Publishing
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 339 (92.37%) Developer
2 295 (80.38%) PHP Developer
3 77 (20.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 58 (15.80%) Web Developer
5 45 (12.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 26 (7.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 24 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.72%) PHP Zend Developer
9 18 (4.90%) Senior PHP Developer
10 16 (4.36%) Front-End Developer
11 15 (4.09%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.54%) Drupal Developer
13 11 (3.00%) Programmer
13 11 (3.00%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.72%) PHP Programmer
14 10 (2.72%) Software Developer
14 10 (2.72%) Architect
14 10 (2.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
15 9 (2.45%) Lead PHP Developer
16 6 (1.63%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (57.22%) HTML
2 209 (56.95%) CSS
3 136 (37.06%) jQuery
4 121 (32.97%) CodeIgniter
5 60 (16.35%) HTML5
6 49 (13.35%) CSS3
7 40 (10.90%) XML
8 39 (10.63%) LAMP
9 37 (10.08%) Laravel
10 33 (8.99%) Ajax
11 29 (7.90%) SOAP
11 29 (7.90%) Web Services
11 29 (7.90%) CakePHP
12 28 (7.63%) RESTful
13 26 (7.08%) Yii
13 26 (7.08%) Backbone.js
14 22 (5.99%) REST
15 18 (4.90%) JSON
16 14 (3.81%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.81%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.54%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.36%) Open Source
3 12 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.27%) Digital Media
4 10 (2.72%) Social Media
5 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.09%) W3C
6 3 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.27%) FMCG
8 1 (0.27%) iPhone
8 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Replication
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.27%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.27%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.27%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.17%) Linux
2 20 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.54%) UNIX
4 8 (2.18%) Android
5 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.36%) CentOS
6 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.82%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.05%) MVC
2 98 (26.70%) OO
3 82 (22.34%) OOP
4 71 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (19.07%) TDD
6 48 (13.08%) OO PHP
7 42 (11.44%) Scrum
8 40 (10.90%) Web Development
9 28 (7.63%) Unit Testing
10 27 (7.36%) BDD
11 25 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.81%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.54%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.18%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (3.54%) iOS Development
15 8 (2.18%) Web Design
15 8 (2.18%) Analytics
16 7 (1.91%) Automated Testing
16 7 (1.91%) Project Management
17 6 (1.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 364 (99.18%) PHP
2 207 (56.40%) JavaScript
3 68 (18.53%) PHP5
4 34 (9.26%) SQL
5 27 (7.36%) Java
6 22 (5.99%) Ruby
7 20 (5.45%) Python
8 13 (3.54%) C#
9 6 (1.63%) C++
9 6 (1.63%) ActionScript
9 6 (1.63%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.27%) PHP4
11 1 (0.27%) Perl
11 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (7.90%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.27%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (2.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 207 (56.40%) Zend
2 16 (4.36%) Twitter
3 15 (4.09%) Facebook
4 12 (3.27%) Rackspace
5 11 (3.00%) Google
6 5 (1.36%) Oracle
7 4 (1.09%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.54%) Mercator
9 1 (0.27%) Akamai
9 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Sony
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