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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 394 396 411
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Symfony 209 182 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 1.28% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 158 130
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £235 £250
% change year-on-year
+57.44% -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
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
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 £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +20 209 £350 +25.00% 116
London +15 129 £340 +8.80% 56
South West -11 35 £375 +87.50% 8
Bristol +4 32 £375 +87.50% 2
City of London +18 25 £350 +7.69% 9
South East 0 18 £300 +2.12% 29
Birmingham +3 6 £375 -
East Midlands 0 6 £275 - 5
West Midlands -9 6 £375 - 3
North West -4 5 £300 -4.00% 9
Middlesex - 5 - -
East of England -16 4 £338 +12.50% 4
West Sussex - 4 £300 - 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £275 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 3 £319 - 2
High Wycombe - 3 £293 -
Hampshire -18 2 £250 -14.89% 9
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 3
Cambridge - 2 £300 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £386 -
Merseyside +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 £365 -2.66% 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £365 -2.66% 1
Manchester -1 1 £300 - 5
Gloucestershire -21 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 3
Lancashire - 1 £240 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 419 (99.05%) PHP
2 241 (56.97%) MySQL
2 241 (56.97%) Zend
3 219 (51.77%) MVC
4 209 (49.41%) JavaScript
5 205 (48.46%) HTML
6 196 (46.34%) CSS
7 126 (29.79%) jQuery
8 116 (27.42%) OO
9 108 (25.53%) CodeIgniter
10 95 (22.46%) Git (software)
10 95 (22.46%) TDD
11 88 (20.80%) PHP5
12 81 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (16.55%) OOP
14 67 (15.84%) Drupal
14 67 (15.84%) HTML5
15 64 (15.13%) Linux
15 64 (15.13%) LAMP
16 60 (14.18%) OO PHP
17 58 (13.71%) Laravel
18 53 (12.53%) Subversion
19 51 (12.06%) XML
20 50 (11.82%) Java
21 47 (11.11%) CSS3
22 46 (10.87%) BDD
22 46 (10.87%) CakePHP
22 46 (10.87%) RESTful
22 46 (10.87%) Scrum
23 43 (10.17%) Jenkins

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (15.84%) Drupal
2 42 (9.93%) Apache
3 15 (3.55%) CMS
4 14 (3.31%) Node.js
5 13 (3.07%) Apache Solr
6 11 (2.60%) WordPress
7 9 (2.13%) nginx
8 6 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.18%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.24%) Confluence
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.24%) concrete5
11 1 (0.24%) IIS
11 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.26%) Rackspace Cloud
2 13 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.18%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.13%) SSL
1 9 (2.13%) SSH
2 7 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (56.97%) MySQL
2 34 (8.04%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.73%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.07%) Big Data
5 12 (2.84%) Redis
6 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.42%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.18%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.71%) Riak
9 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.71%) BigTable
10 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 95 (22.46%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.53%) Subversion
3 43 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 37 (8.75%) PHPUnit
5 23 (5.44%) Behat
6 21 (4.96%) Selenium
7 10 (2.36%) JIRA
8 9 (2.13%) Hudson
9 7 (1.65%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.42%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.18%) Grunt
12 4 (0.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.71%) PhantomJS
14 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.24%) RubyGems
15 1 (0.24%) DbUnit
15 1 (0.24%) Redmine
General
1 16 (3.78%) Finance
2 15 (3.55%) Marketing
3 11 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.65%) Games
5 6 (1.42%) Retail
6 5 (1.18%) French Language
7 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) Advertising
8 3 (0.71%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 400 (94.56%) Developer
2 336 (79.43%) PHP Developer
3 92 (21.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 53 (12.53%) Web Developer
5 50 (11.82%) Senior Developer
6 45 (10.64%) Senior PHP Developer
7 43 (10.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 27 (6.38%) PHP Zend Developer
9 20 (4.73%) Front-End Developer
10 19 (4.49%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 16 (3.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 14 (3.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 13 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (2.84%) Lead Developer
14 12 (2.84%) Software Engineer
15 11 (2.60%) Lead PHP Developer
15 11 (2.60%) LAMP Developer
16 10 (2.36%) Architect
16 10 (2.36%) Drupal Developer
17 8 (1.89%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (48.46%) HTML
2 196 (46.34%) CSS
3 126 (29.79%) jQuery
4 108 (25.53%) CodeIgniter
5 67 (15.84%) HTML5
6 64 (15.13%) LAMP
7 58 (13.71%) Laravel
8 51 (12.06%) XML
9 47 (11.11%) CSS3
10 46 (10.87%) CakePHP
10 46 (10.87%) RESTful
11 42 (9.93%) Ajax
12 36 (8.51%) JSON
12 36 (8.51%) Web Services
13 30 (7.09%) Yii
14 28 (6.62%) Backbone.js
15 24 (5.67%) AngularJS
16 22 (5.20%) Zend Framework
17 17 (4.02%) REST
18 14 (3.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.31%) Open Source
2 11 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.89%) Social Media
5 6 (1.42%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.18%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.95%) DTV
7 4 (0.95%) Social Network
8 2 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.24%) iPad
9 1 (0.24%) W3C
9 1 (0.24%) GIS
9 1 (0.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.24%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.24%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.13%) Linux
2 15 (3.55%) Apple iOS
3 13 (3.07%) UNIX
4 11 (2.60%) CentOS
4 11 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.13%) Android
6 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.47%) Debian
7 2 (0.47%) Windows
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (51.77%) MVC
2 116 (27.42%) OO
3 95 (22.46%) TDD
4 81 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (16.55%) OOP
6 60 (14.18%) OO PHP
7 46 (10.87%) BDD
7 46 (10.87%) Scrum
8 36 (8.51%) Unit Testing
9 32 (7.57%) Web Development
10 26 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.02%) Software Engineering
13 16 (3.78%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (2.60%) iOS Development
15 10 (2.36%) Pair Programming
15 10 (2.36%) Project Management
16 8 (1.89%) Analytics
16 8 (1.89%) Migration
16 8 (1.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 419 (99.05%) PHP
2 209 (49.41%) JavaScript
3 88 (20.80%) PHP5
4 50 (11.82%) Java
5 39 (9.22%) SQL
6 26 (6.15%) Ruby
7 25 (5.91%) Python
8 16 (3.78%) C++
9 7 (1.65%) C#
10 4 (0.95%) C
10 4 (0.95%) Perl
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (3.55%) Degree
2 7 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.36%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.18%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.71%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 241 (56.97%) Zend
2 20 (4.73%) Rackspace
3 13 (3.07%) Facebook
3 13 (3.07%) Twitter
4 9 (2.13%) Google
5 7 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.71%) New Relic
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle
7 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Akamai
8 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.24%) Interwoven
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