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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symfony
Rank 492 488 450
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing Symfony 151 145 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.94% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 118 132
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.80 - -

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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 143 £375 +4.02% 111
London -8 73 £400 +6.66% 46
Yorkshire +21 20 £338 +5.46% 8
South East +13 19 £350 +40.00% 19
South Yorkshire - 18 £350 - 1
Sheffield - 17 £350 - 1
South West +8 14 £333 -11.33% 5
City of London +22 9 £388 +4.72% 7
East of England +10 7 £225 -35.71% 10
Surrey -4 7 £350 +12.00% 6
Bristol +7 6 £285 -24.00% 3
North West -8 6 £369 +22.91% 14
Cambridgeshire +20 5 £225 -31.29% 3
Cambridge +13 5 £225 -31.29% 2
Hampshire +6 4 £336 -3.92% 4
Manchester -9 4 £413 +37.50% 8
Dorset - 4 £438 -
Wales - 4 £294 -
South Wales - 4 £294 -
Southampton +16 3 £336 -3.92% 2
Oxfordshire +11 3 £350 +27.27% 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 £320 +0.39% 5
Leeds -5 3 £320 +0.39% 5
West Midlands -21 3 £350 +75.00% 1
Scotland - 3 £325 - 4
Somerset - 3 £275 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £313 - 9
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 1
East Midlands +3 2 £238 -32.14% 8
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 246 (97.23%) PHP
2 155 (61.26%) JavaScript
3 142 (56.13%) MySQL
4 141 (55.73%) HTML
5 138 (54.55%) CSS
6 123 (48.62%) MVC
7 115 (45.45%) Laravel
8 92 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (30.83%) Git (software)
10 73 (28.85%) Zend
10 73 (28.85%) OO
11 62 (24.51%) Web Development
12 59 (23.32%) TDD
13 58 (22.92%) Linux
14 57 (22.53%) RESTful
15 48 (18.97%) jQuery
16 47 (18.58%) HTML5
17 44 (17.39%) AngularJS
18 43 (17.00%) LAMP
19 40 (15.81%) Unit Testing
20 39 (15.42%) E-Commerce
21 38 (15.02%) Web Services
22 37 (14.62%) Scrum
22 37 (14.62%) CodeIgniter
23 36 (14.23%) CSS3
24 29 (11.46%) PHPUnit
24 29 (11.46%) Subversion
24 29 (11.46%) Java
24 29 (11.46%) OOP
25 28 (11.07%) OO PHP

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 26 (10.28%) Apache
2 23 (9.09%) WordPress
3 19 (7.51%) Drupal
4 17 (6.72%) CMS
5 15 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.16%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.77%) nginx
8 6 (2.37%) Alfresco
9 4 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.58%) Magnolia
10 2 (0.79%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.40%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) BigMachines
1 4 (1.58%) Eloqua
1 4 (1.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.77%) SaaS
3 6 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.19%) CloudFront
5 3 (1.19%) Force.com
5 3 (1.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) Extranet
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (56.13%) MySQL
2 15 (5.93%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.14%) Redis
4 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.58%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.58%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.58%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.79%) GIS
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 78 (30.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.46%) PHPUnit
2 29 (11.46%) Subversion
3 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.14%) Mercurial
5 10 (3.95%) Vagrant
6 9 (3.56%) JIRA
7 7 (2.77%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.77%) Grunt
8 4 (1.58%) Hudson
8 4 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.19%) Bower
9 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.19%) gulp
10 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.79%) Capybara
10 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.79%) Mocha
10 2 (0.79%) RSpec
10 2 (0.79%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (4.35%) Finance
2 7 (2.77%) Publishing
2 7 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.98%) Retail
4 4 (1.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 230 (90.91%) Developer
2 188 (74.31%) PHP Developer
3 58 (22.92%) Symfony Developer
4 52 (20.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 52 (20.55%) Senior Developer
5 46 (18.18%) Senior PHP Developer
6 15 (5.93%) Web Developer
7 14 (5.53%) MySQL Developer
7 14 (5.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 13 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (5.14%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (3.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (3.16%) Angular Developer
10 8 (3.16%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.77%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.37%) Junior
12 6 (2.37%) Junior Developer
12 6 (2.37%) LAMP Developer
12 6 (2.37%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (55.73%) HTML
2 138 (54.55%) CSS
3 115 (45.45%) Laravel
4 57 (22.53%) RESTful
5 48 (18.97%) jQuery
6 47 (18.58%) HTML5
7 44 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 43 (17.00%) LAMP
9 38 (15.02%) Web Services
10 37 (14.62%) CodeIgniter
11 36 (14.23%) CSS3
12 26 (10.28%) REST
13 22 (8.70%) XML
14 19 (7.51%) Yii
15 18 (7.11%) SOAP
16 16 (6.32%) Sass
17 15 (5.93%) Ajax
17 15 (5.93%) LESS
17 15 (5.93%) Node.js
18 14 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 12 (4.74%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.74%) User Experience
3 8 (3.16%) Fintech
4 5 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.58%) Blog
5 4 (1.58%) iPad
5 4 (1.58%) W3C
6 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) Social Media
7 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.92%) Linux
2 2 (0.79%) Android
2 2 (0.79%) CentOS
2 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.40%) Unix
3 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.62%) MVC
2 92 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.85%) OO
4 62 (24.51%) Web Development
5 59 (23.32%) TDD
6 40 (15.81%) Unit Testing
7 39 (15.42%) E-Commerce
8 37 (14.62%) Scrum
9 29 (11.46%) OOP
10 28 (11.07%) OO PHP
11 27 (10.67%) BDD
12 21 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.93%) OOD
13 15 (5.93%) Open Source
14 14 (5.53%) Front End Development
15 12 (4.74%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.35%) API Development
17 10 (3.95%) CRM
18 9 (3.56%) Refactoring
18 9 (3.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 246 (97.23%) PHP
2 155 (61.26%) JavaScript
3 29 (11.46%) Java
4 24 (9.49%) SQL
5 21 (8.30%) PHP 5
6 14 (5.53%) Python
7 11 (4.35%) Apex Code
7 11 (4.35%) Ruby
8 7 (2.77%) SOQL
8 7 (2.77%) SOSL
9 4 (1.58%) Scala
10 3 (1.19%) Go
11 2 (0.79%) AWK
11 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.79%) Clojure
11 2 (0.79%) PHP 4
11 2 (0.79%) sed
12 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (3.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.37%) Varnish
2 4 (1.58%) Docker
3 2 (0.79%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (5.93%) Puppet
2 6 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.19%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) Kibana
4 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.79%) logstash
4 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (28.85%) Zend
2 11 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.37%) Oracle
4 5 (1.98%) VMware
5 4 (1.58%) Google
5 4 (1.58%) Interwoven
5 4 (1.58%) Percona
5 4 (1.58%) Siebel
6 2 (0.79%) ESRI
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.79%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.40%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Sencha
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