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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symfony
Rank 463 414 399
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -15
Contract jobs citing Symfony 166 206 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 1.35% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 163 155
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £363 £235
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +54.25%
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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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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 -67 163 £350 - 124
London -28 97 £370 +5.71% 53
City of London -9 23 £370 +5.71% 12
East of England +16 18 £350 +3.70% 1
Yorkshire -14 15 £350 - 8
West Yorkshire -15 10 £350 - 4
South East -20 10 £263 -12.50% 22
Leeds -20 10 £350 - 3
West Midlands +4 8 £200 -46.66% 8
East Midlands -5 8 £353 +28.18% 9
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £328 +2.74%
Cambridge -3 6 £328 +9.16%
Norfolk - 6 £350 -
South West -31 5 £375 - 5
Warwickshire - 5 £200 -
Leicestershire - 5 £353 -
Loughborough - 5 £353 -
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £225 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £300 -17.80% 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £340 - 2
Birmingham +5 3 £413 +10.00% 7
North West -22 3 £275 -8.33% 18
Bristol -30 3 £375 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £350 - 5
Sheffield - 3 £345 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 - 5
Watford - 3 - -
Gloucestershire -4 2 - -
Oxfordshire -22 2 £300 -25.00% 5
Surrey - 2 £263 - 3

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 296 (98.01%) PHP
2 172 (56.95%) MySQL
3 167 (55.30%) HTML
4 151 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 151 (50.00%) CSS
5 131 (43.38%) MVC
6 116 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
7 110 (36.42%) Zend
8 101 (33.44%) Git (software)
9 92 (30.46%) OO
10 83 (27.48%) Laravel
11 82 (27.15%) jQuery
12 76 (25.17%) PHP5
13 73 (24.17%) HTML5
13 73 (24.17%) LAMP
14 63 (20.86%) Linux
15 62 (20.53%) TDD
15 62 (20.53%) AngularJS
16 53 (17.55%) CSS3
17 51 (16.89%) Scrum
18 47 (15.56%) OO PHP
19 46 (15.23%) Drupal
19 46 (15.23%) Apache
20 44 (14.57%) OOP
21 41 (13.58%) MongoDB
22 40 (13.25%) BDD
23 37 (12.25%) E-Commerce
24 35 (11.59%) PHPUnit
25 33 (10.93%) Subversion
26 30 (9.93%) PostgreSQL

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 46 (15.23%) Apache
1 46 (15.23%) Drupal
2 20 (6.62%) Node.js
3 19 (6.29%) WordPress
4 15 (4.97%) CMS
5 8 (2.65%) nginx
6 6 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.66%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 26 (8.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (1.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (0.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.33%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (0.66%) Skype
2 2 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (56.95%) MySQL
2 41 (13.58%) MongoDB
3 30 (9.93%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (8.61%) Redis
5 22 (7.28%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.32%) Big Data
8 6 (1.99%) CouchDB
8 6 (1.99%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 101 (33.44%) Git (software)
2 35 (11.59%) PHPUnit
3 33 (10.93%) Subversion
4 30 (9.93%) Jenkins
5 21 (6.95%) Behat
6 11 (3.64%) gulp
6 11 (3.64%) Mercurial
7 10 (3.31%) Grunt
8 9 (2.98%) JMeter
9 7 (2.32%) Selenium
9 7 (2.32%) Redmine
9 7 (2.32%) FogBugz
9 7 (2.32%) Trac
10 6 (1.99%) JIRA
10 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.66%) Hudson
11 5 (1.66%) Bower
12 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 26 (8.61%) Finance
2 10 (3.31%) Marketing
3 8 (2.65%) Retail
4 5 (1.66%) Games
5 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Publishing
6 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 282 (93.38%) Developer
2 207 (68.54%) PHP Developer
3 56 (18.54%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 45 (14.90%) Senior Developer
5 28 (9.27%) Senior PHP Developer
6 21 (6.95%) Drupal Developer
7 20 (6.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 19 (6.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 10 (3.31%) LAMP Developer
10 9 (2.98%) Web Developer
10 9 (2.98%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.98%) Magento Developer
11 7 (2.32%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (2.32%) Python Developer
12 6 (1.99%) Java Developer
12 6 (1.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 5 (1.66%) PHP Web Developer
13 5 (1.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 4 (1.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 4 (1.32%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (55.30%) HTML
2 151 (50.00%) CSS
3 83 (27.48%) Laravel
4 82 (27.15%) jQuery
5 73 (24.17%) HTML5
5 73 (24.17%) LAMP
6 62 (20.53%) AngularJS
7 53 (17.55%) CSS3
8 28 (9.27%) Yii
9 23 (7.62%) Doctrine
10 22 (7.28%) CodeIgniter
10 22 (7.28%) Web Services
11 20 (6.62%) Ajax
11 20 (6.62%) JSON
12 19 (6.29%) XML
13 17 (5.63%) REST
14 16 (5.30%) Backbone.js
15 15 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (4.64%) RESTful
17 11 (3.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.65%) Digital Media
1 8 (2.65%) User Experience
2 7 (2.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.99%) Graphic Design
4 3 (0.99%) iPhone
5 2 (0.66%) Mobile Games
5 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.33%) Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.86%) Linux
2 10 (3.31%) CentOS
3 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.99%) Android
5 2 (0.66%) UNIX
6 1 (0.33%) Windows
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Debian
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (43.38%) MVC
2 116 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (30.46%) OO
4 62 (20.53%) TDD
5 51 (16.89%) Scrum
6 47 (15.56%) OO PHP
7 44 (14.57%) OOP
8 40 (13.25%) BDD
9 37 (12.25%) E-Commerce
10 28 (9.27%) Software Engineering
10 28 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (8.28%) Mentoring
12 23 (7.62%) Open Source
13 21 (6.95%) Unit Testing
14 16 (5.30%) Web Development
15 15 (4.97%) DevOps
16 9 (2.98%) Project Management
17 8 (2.65%) Refactoring
17 8 (2.65%) Coaching
17 8 (2.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 296 (98.01%) PHP
2 151 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 76 (25.17%) PHP5
4 25 (8.28%) SQL
5 17 (5.63%) Java
6 15 (4.97%) Python
7 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.32%) C
8 6 (1.99%) Go
9 3 (0.99%) C++
9 3 (0.99%) Perl
9 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.99%) Ruby
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Varnish
2 5 (1.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (8.94%) Puppet
2 21 (6.95%) Vagrant
3 10 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.66%) Ansible
5 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) collectd
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 110 (36.42%) Zend
2 8 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (1.99%) Apple
4 5 (1.66%) Percona
5 4 (1.32%) Google
5 4 (1.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.99%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) PayPal
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
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