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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symfony
Rank 531 505 403
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -102
Contract jobs citing Symfony 122 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.90% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 172
Median daily rate £375 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
15280 14977 14864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.51% 26.85% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10694 9690 9758
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 200 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.64 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -41 117 £375 +7.52% 104
London -4 64 £400 +6.66% 33
South East -15 16 £350 +14.28% 8
South West -5 9 £275 -26.66% 9
East of England +5 8 £225 -10.00% 9
Surrey -3 8 £350 +12.00% 3
North West -8 8 £325 +8.33% 14
East Midlands +16 7 £319 +2.00% 8
City of London +27 6 £400 +14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 5 £225 +12.50% 2
Cambridge +2 5 £225 - 1
Croydon -7 5 £388 +3.33%
Liverpool - 5 £308 - 5
Merseyside - 5 £308 - 5
Yorkshire 0 4 £319 -20.31% 15
West Yorkshire -1 4 £400 - 8
Leeds -7 4 £400 - 8
South Wales - 4 £294 -
Wales - 4 £294 -
Bristol -3 3 £206 -45.00% 5
Manchester -16 3 £413 +37.50% 7
Loughborough - 3 £350 -
Leicestershire - 3 £350 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £400 - 6
Somerset - 3 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 2 £350 +27.27%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £325 +44.44%
Milton Keynes +4 2 £325 -
Faringdon -1 2 £350 +27.27%
West Midlands -12 2 £313 +20.19% 7

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 236 (96.33%) PHP
2 141 (57.55%) JavaScript
3 137 (55.92%) HTML
4 134 (54.69%) MySQL
5 130 (53.06%) CSS
6 101 (41.22%) Laravel
7 99 (40.41%) MVC
8 86 (35.10%) Zend
9 80 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (29.80%) Git (software)
11 59 (24.08%) Web Development
11 59 (24.08%) OO
12 53 (21.63%) jQuery
13 49 (20.00%) TDD
14 47 (19.18%) Linux
15 45 (18.37%) LAMP
16 44 (17.96%) Web Services
16 44 (17.96%) HTML5
17 41 (16.73%) RESTful
18 40 (16.33%) CSS3
19 37 (15.10%) AngularJS
20 32 (13.06%) Subversion
21 30 (12.24%) OO PHP
22 29 (11.84%) CodeIgniter
22 29 (11.84%) REST
23 28 (11.43%) E-Commerce
24 27 (11.02%) OOP
24 27 (11.02%) Java
24 27 (11.02%) Scrum
24 27 (11.02%) PHPUnit

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 21 (8.57%) Apache
2 20 (8.16%) CMS
3 18 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (6.12%) Drupal
4 15 (6.12%) WordPress
5 14 (5.71%) Node.js
6 8 (3.27%) nginx
7 6 (2.45%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.63%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.63%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.82%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.41%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Magento
2 4 (1.63%) BigMachines
2 4 (1.63%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.41%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.86%) SaaS
3 4 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.22%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.22%) Force.com
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.82%) Route 53
6 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (54.69%) MySQL
2 21 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.49%) Redis
5 8 (3.27%) CouchDB
5 8 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.45%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.63%) GIS
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 73 (29.80%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.06%) Subversion
3 27 (11.02%) PHPUnit
4 17 (6.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.27%) JIRA
6 7 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.86%) Grunt
6 7 (2.86%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.45%) Hudson
8 5 (2.04%) Bower
8 5 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.04%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.63%) Mocha
9 4 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.82%) gulp
11 1 (0.41%) git-flow
11 1 (0.41%) Selenium
11 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.41%) Xdebug
General
1 13 (5.31%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Retail
2 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.45%) Marketing
4 5 (2.04%) Publishing
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 221 (90.20%) Developer
2 183 (74.69%) PHP Developer
3 55 (22.45%) Symfony Developer
4 49 (20.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 46 (18.78%) Senior Developer
6 44 (17.96%) Senior PHP Developer
7 20 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 16 (6.53%) Web Developer
9 11 (4.49%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 9 (3.67%) Angular Developer
10 9 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.67%) MySQL Developer
10 9 (3.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 9 (3.67%) PHP Web Developer
10 9 (3.67%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) Python Developer
12 6 (2.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 5 (2.04%) Elasticsearch Developer
13 5 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (55.92%) HTML
2 130 (53.06%) CSS
3 101 (41.22%) Laravel
4 53 (21.63%) jQuery
5 45 (18.37%) LAMP
6 44 (17.96%) HTML5
6 44 (17.96%) Web Services
7 41 (16.73%) RESTful
8 40 (16.33%) CSS3
9 37 (15.10%) AngularJS
10 29 (11.84%) CodeIgniter
10 29 (11.84%) REST
11 25 (10.20%) SOAP
12 24 (9.80%) XML
13 21 (8.57%) Yii
14 19 (7.76%) Ajax
15 17 (6.94%) Sass
16 16 (6.53%) Behat
16 16 (6.53%) JSON
17 15 (6.12%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.31%) User Experience
2 10 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.45%) W3C
4 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.63%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.63%) Fintech
5 4 (1.63%) iPad
6 3 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.82%) iPhone
7 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.18%) Linux
2 2 (0.82%) CentOS
2 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
2 2 (0.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.41%) MVC
2 80 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (24.08%) OO
3 59 (24.08%) Web Development
4 49 (20.00%) TDD
5 30 (12.24%) OO PHP
6 28 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 27 (11.02%) OOP
7 27 (11.02%) Scrum
8 25 (10.20%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.80%) BDD
10 16 (6.53%) Front End Development
11 13 (5.31%) Open Source
12 12 (4.90%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.49%) Refactoring
14 10 (4.08%) API Development
14 10 (4.08%) DevOps
14 10 (4.08%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 236 (96.33%) PHP
2 141 (57.55%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.02%) Java
4 22 (8.98%) SQL
5 21 (8.57%) PHP 5
5 21 (8.57%) Python
6 12 (4.90%) Ruby
7 11 (4.49%) Apex Code
8 7 (2.86%) SOQL
8 7 (2.86%) SOSL
9 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.82%) AWK
11 2 (0.82%) sed
12 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.41%) Go
12 1 (0.41%) PHP 4
12 1 (0.41%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (2.04%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Docker
1 2 (0.82%) vSphere
2 1 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) Puppet
2 7 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.63%) Ansible
4 2 (0.82%) Kibana
4 2 (0.82%) logstash
4 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (35.10%) Zend
2 12 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.45%) Facebook
3 6 (2.45%) Google
3 6 (2.45%) Oracle
4 4 (1.63%) Interwoven
4 4 (1.63%) Percona
4 4 (1.63%) Siebel
4 4 (1.63%) Twitter
5 2 (0.82%) ESRI
5 2 (0.82%) SAP
5 2 (0.82%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.41%) Akamai
6 1 (0.41%) Optimizely
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