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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 380 408 468
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +60
Contract jobs citing Symfony 244 180 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 1.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 148 94
Average daily rate
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£350 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £265 £360
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -26.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +41 244 £350 +18.64% 113
London +64 157 £350 +7.69% 67
City of London +37 31 £350 +7.69% 12
South East +12 29 £300 - 14
South West -37 18 £375 +87.50% 5
Birmingham +10 15 £375 - 1
West Midlands -4 15 £375 - 3
Bristol -1 13 £375 - 1
Hampshire -2 12 £356 +18.75% 4
East of England -16 9 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £300 +11.11% 1
Durham - 7 £250 - 1
Darlington - 7 £250 - 1
North East - 7 £250 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 5 £250 -16.66% 6
Portsmouth - 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 4 £316 +153.00% 8
West Sussex - 4 £300 -
West Yorkshire -2 3 £320 +156.00% 5
Berkshire -2 3 £300 -20.00% 1
Horsham - 3 - -
Reading +9 2 £315 -13.10%
Cambridge -5 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands -7 2 £275 - 4
Hertfordshire -22 2 £395 +5.33%
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £386 -
Lincolnshire +5 1 - -
North West -6 1 £300 - 10
Surrey -6 1 £275 -8.33% 1

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 421 (99.06%) PHP
2 249 (58.59%) MySQL
3 232 (54.59%) Zend
4 217 (51.06%) MVC
5 211 (49.65%) JavaScript
6 196 (46.12%) HTML
7 190 (44.71%) CSS
8 184 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (30.35%) OO
10 114 (26.82%) Git (software)
11 105 (24.71%) jQuery
12 103 (24.24%) TDD
13 99 (23.29%) CodeIgniter
14 83 (19.53%) PHP5
15 81 (19.06%) LAMP
16 78 (18.35%) Laravel
17 72 (16.94%) OO PHP
18 68 (16.00%) Linux
19 63 (14.82%) OOP
19 63 (14.82%) HTML5
20 62 (14.59%) Subversion
21 59 (13.88%) Java
22 55 (12.94%) Apache
23 52 (12.24%) BDD
24 49 (11.53%) CakePHP
24 49 (11.53%) Drupal
25 47 (11.06%) XML
25 47 (11.06%) Scrum
26 44 (10.35%) Unit Testing
27 43 (10.12%) PHPUnit

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (12.94%) Apache
2 49 (11.53%) Drupal
3 19 (4.47%) CMS
4 15 (3.53%) Node.js
4 15 (3.53%) WordPress
5 12 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 8 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.88%) nginx
7 5 (1.18%) ExpressionEngine
8 4 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.47%) concrete5
10 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.59%) Rackspace Cloud
2 5 (1.18%) GitHub
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.06%) HTTP
2 6 (1.41%) Internet
3 5 (1.18%) SSL
3 5 (1.18%) SSH
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (58.59%) MySQL
2 32 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 27 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.94%) Redis
5 13 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.06%) Big Data
6 8 (1.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.94%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.47%) Riak
10 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.47%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.47%) BigTable
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 114 (26.82%) Git (software)
2 62 (14.59%) Subversion
3 43 (10.12%) PHPUnit
4 30 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.65%) JIRA
6 21 (4.94%) Selenium
7 18 (4.24%) Behat
8 15 (3.53%) Mercurial
9 11 (2.59%) Hudson
9 11 (2.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.88%) Grunt
11 5 (1.18%) Yeoman
12 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.94%) Bower
13 3 (0.71%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.47%) Bazaar
14 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.24%) Redmine
General
1 20 (4.71%) Finance
2 17 (4.00%) Marketing
3 10 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.41%) Banking
4 6 (1.41%) French Language
5 4 (0.94%) Games
5 4 (0.94%) Publishing
6 3 (0.71%) Retail
6 3 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 407 (95.76%) Developer
2 326 (76.71%) PHP Developer
3 86 (20.24%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 74 (17.41%) Senior Developer
5 67 (15.76%) Senior PHP Developer
6 43 (10.12%) Web Developer
7 30 (7.06%) PHP Web Developer
8 21 (4.94%) Front-End Developer
9 20 (4.71%) PHP Zend Developer
10 19 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
11 17 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 14 (3.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 9 (2.12%) Lead PHP Developer
13 9 (2.12%) Drupal Developer
13 9 (2.12%) Lead Developer
14 8 (1.88%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 8 (1.88%) LAMP Developer
15 7 (1.65%) Software Developer
15 7 (1.65%) Software Engineer
15 7 (1.65%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (46.12%) HTML
2 190 (44.71%) CSS
3 105 (24.71%) jQuery
4 99 (23.29%) CodeIgniter
5 81 (19.06%) LAMP
6 78 (18.35%) Laravel
7 63 (14.82%) HTML5
8 49 (11.53%) CakePHP
9 47 (11.06%) XML
10 43 (10.12%) Web Services
11 42 (9.88%) Backbone.js
11 42 (9.88%) AngularJS
12 41 (9.65%) CSS3
13 40 (9.41%) RESTful
14 39 (9.18%) JSON
15 36 (8.47%) Ajax
16 32 (7.53%) Yii
17 24 (5.65%) REST
18 21 (4.94%) Zend Framework
19 19 (4.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.41%) Open Source
2 16 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.12%) Social Media
5 8 (1.88%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.88%) SCORM
6 5 (1.18%) Social Network
6 5 (1.18%) Learning Management System
6 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.18%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.94%) DTV
7 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.71%) User Experience
9 2 (0.47%) W3C
9 2 (0.47%) iPhone
9 2 (0.47%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 68 (16.00%) Linux
2 24 (5.65%) UNIX
3 11 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.12%) CentOS
5 7 (1.65%) Android
5 7 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.18%) Windows
6 5 (1.18%) Debian
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (51.06%) MVC
2 184 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (30.35%) OO
4 103 (24.24%) TDD
5 72 (16.94%) OO PHP
6 63 (14.82%) OOP
7 52 (12.24%) BDD
8 47 (11.06%) Scrum
9 44 (10.35%) Unit Testing
10 31 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.06%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.41%) Web Development
13 20 (4.71%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (2.59%) Pair Programming
16 10 (2.35%) Project Management
16 10 (2.35%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (2.35%) Performance Testing
17 8 (1.88%) Digital Marketing
17 8 (1.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 421 (99.06%) PHP
2 211 (49.65%) JavaScript
3 83 (19.53%) PHP5
4 59 (13.88%) Java
5 36 (8.47%) SQL
6 31 (7.29%) Python
7 25 (5.88%) Ruby
8 16 (3.76%) C++
9 11 (2.59%) C#
10 8 (1.88%) Perl
11 6 (1.41%) C
12 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (2.35%) Degree
2 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.35%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Varnish
2 2 (0.47%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.71%) Ansible
3 3 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 232 (54.59%) Zend
2 12 (2.82%) Rackspace
3 9 (2.12%) Facebook
4 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.41%) Twitter
5 6 (1.41%) New Relic
6 5 (1.18%) Google
7 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle
8 2 (0.47%) Akamai
9 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.24%) Interwoven
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Creation Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 250-350 Per Day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 275-375 Per Day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 24 days ago