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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 399 399 422
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Symfony 200 176 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.24% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 123
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £386 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £235 £250
% change year-on-year
+55.31% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +4 200 £350 +27.27% 114
London +14 123 £350 +14.75% 68
South West -8 34 £375 +87.50% 10
Bristol +4 31 £375 +87.50% 3
City of London +8 24 £345 +6.15% 19
South East -4 16 £300 +4.34% 13
North West +3 6 £300 -4.00% 9
East Midlands -1 6 £275 - 6
Birmingham +1 5 £375 -
West Midlands -10 5 £375 - 1
Middlesex - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £300 - 5
East of England -25 4 £338 +12.50% 5
Northamptonshire - 4 £275 - 2
West Sussex - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £319 - 3
Merseyside +5 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £313 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £300 - 3
Hammersmith - 2 £386 -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £365 -2.66% 2
Hertfordshire -1 1 £365 -2.66% 2
Manchester -4 1 £300 - 6
West Yorkshire -6 1 £350 +180.00% 2
Yorkshire -8 1 £350 +180.00% 2
Leeds -10 1 £350 +180.00% 1
Gloucestershire -16 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 £240 - 1

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 409 (99.03%) PHP
2 232 (56.17%) MySQL
3 230 (55.69%) Zend
4 213 (51.57%) MVC
5 212 (51.33%) JavaScript
6 208 (50.36%) HTML
7 199 (48.18%) CSS
8 124 (30.02%) jQuery
9 107 (25.91%) OO
10 104 (25.18%) CodeIgniter
11 92 (22.28%) TDD
12 82 (19.85%) Git (software)
13 81 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (18.89%) PHP5
15 69 (16.71%) HTML5
16 68 (16.46%) OOP
17 67 (16.22%) Drupal
18 62 (15.01%) Linux
19 60 (14.53%) LAMP
20 55 (13.32%) OO PHP
21 50 (12.11%) XML
22 49 (11.86%) Java
22 49 (11.86%) Subversion
22 49 (11.86%) Laravel
23 46 (11.14%) CSS3
24 45 (10.90%) RESTful
24 45 (10.90%) Scrum
25 43 (10.41%) CakePHP
26 41 (9.93%) Ajax
26 41 (9.93%) Jenkins

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 67 (16.22%) Drupal
2 38 (9.20%) Apache
3 17 (4.12%) CMS
4 13 (3.15%) Node.js
5 12 (2.91%) WordPress
6 11 (2.66%) nginx
7 9 (2.18%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.21%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.73%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.48%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.24%) IIS
12 1 (0.24%) Confluence
12 1 (0.24%) concrete5
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.12%) Rackspace Cloud
2 15 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.18%) SSL
1 9 (2.18%) SSH
2 5 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (56.17%) MySQL
2 35 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 21 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.15%) Big Data
5 10 (2.42%) Redis
6 9 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.21%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.73%) Riak
9 3 (0.73%) BigTable
9 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.48%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 82 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.86%) Subversion
3 41 (9.93%) Jenkins
4 33 (7.99%) PHPUnit
5 19 (4.60%) Behat
5 19 (4.60%) Selenium
6 10 (2.42%) JIRA
7 9 (2.18%) Hudson
8 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.21%) Grunt
10 4 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.73%) PhantomJS
12 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.24%) Redmine
13 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.24%) RubyGems
13 1 (0.24%) DbUnit
13 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (3.87%) Marketing
2 13 (3.15%) Finance
3 12 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.69%) Games
5 6 (1.45%) Retail
6 5 (1.21%) French Language
7 4 (0.97%) Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
8 3 (0.73%) Advertising
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 388 (93.95%) Developer
2 326 (78.93%) PHP Developer
3 92 (22.28%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 54 (13.08%) Web Developer
5 48 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 43 (10.41%) PHP Web Developer
6 43 (10.41%) Senior PHP Developer
7 26 (6.30%) PHP Zend Developer
8 20 (4.84%) Front-End Developer
9 18 (4.36%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 16 (3.87%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 15 (3.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 12 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (2.91%) Software Engineer
13 11 (2.66%) Lead Developer
14 10 (2.42%) Architect
14 10 (2.42%) Programmer
14 10 (2.42%) LAMP Developer
14 10 (2.42%) Lead PHP Developer
15 9 (2.18%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (50.36%) HTML
2 199 (48.18%) CSS
3 124 (30.02%) jQuery
4 104 (25.18%) CodeIgniter
5 69 (16.71%) HTML5
6 60 (14.53%) LAMP
7 50 (12.11%) XML
8 49 (11.86%) Laravel
9 46 (11.14%) CSS3
10 45 (10.90%) RESTful
11 43 (10.41%) CakePHP
12 41 (9.93%) Ajax
13 35 (8.47%) Web Services
14 32 (7.75%) JSON
15 27 (6.54%) Backbone.js
16 25 (6.05%) Yii
17 24 (5.81%) AngularJS
18 21 (5.08%) Zend Framework
19 14 (3.39%) Sass
20 13 (3.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.39%) Open Source
2 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.18%) Social Media
3 9 (2.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 6 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.21%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.21%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.97%) DTV
7 3 (0.73%) Social Network
8 2 (0.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.24%) GIS
9 1 (0.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) W3C
9 1 (0.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.01%) Linux
2 17 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.66%) CentOS
3 11 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (2.42%) Android
4 10 (2.42%) UNIX
5 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.73%) Debian
7 2 (0.48%) Windows
8 1 (0.24%) Fedora
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (51.57%) MVC
2 107 (25.91%) OO
3 92 (22.28%) TDD
4 81 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (16.46%) OOP
6 55 (13.32%) OO PHP
7 45 (10.90%) Scrum
8 40 (9.69%) BDD
9 36 (8.72%) Unit Testing
10 33 (7.99%) Web Development
11 26 (6.30%) E-Commerce
12 20 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (4.36%) Software Engineering
14 16 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
15 12 (2.91%) iOS Development
16 10 (2.42%) Project Management
17 8 (1.94%) Migration
17 8 (1.94%) Pair Programming
17 8 (1.94%) Analytics
17 8 (1.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 409 (99.03%) PHP
2 212 (51.33%) JavaScript
3 78 (18.89%) PHP5
4 49 (11.86%) Java
5 35 (8.47%) SQL
6 25 (6.05%) Ruby
7 24 (5.81%) Python
8 14 (3.39%) C++
9 6 (1.45%) C#
10 4 (0.97%) C
10 4 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (3.39%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.18%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (1.21%) Puppet
2 4 (0.97%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 230 (55.69%) Zend
2 19 (4.60%) Rackspace
3 12 (2.91%) Twitter
4 11 (2.66%) Facebook
5 8 (1.94%) Google
6 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.73%) New Relic
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle
8 2 (0.48%) SAP
8 2 (0.48%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.48%) Akamai
9 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.24%) Sony
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Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £280 - £320 per week
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago