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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symfony
Rank 382 397 424
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Contract jobs citing Symfony 242 186 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 1.23% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 156 121
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -15.00%
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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
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 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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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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 +35 242 £350 +23.34% 97
London +39 145 £350 +9.80% 50
South East +5 33 £300 - 15
South West -16 28 £375 +87.50% 1
City of London +18 27 £350 +7.69% 9
Bristol +5 25 £375 -
Hampshire -12 12 £356 +18.75% 3
Birmingham +6 10 £375 - 2
West Midlands -4 10 £375 - 4
East of England -20 8 £300 +9.09% 4
North East - 7 £250 -
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £300 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire +1 5 £250 - 3
Portsmouth +1 5 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 £300 -
Berkshire +11 3 £300 -
East Midlands -7 3 £275 - 4
West Yorkshire -9 3 £320 +156.00% 3
North West -11 3 £313 - 14
Yorkshire -13 3 £320 +156.00% 5
Horsham - 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £315 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -14 2 £395 +5.33%
Cheshire - 2 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £285 - 4
Middlesex - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £285 -
Cambridge - 2 £300 - 3
Lincolnshire +4 1 - -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 440 (99.10%) PHP
2 257 (57.88%) MySQL
3 251 (56.53%) Zend
4 233 (52.48%) MVC
5 220 (49.55%) JavaScript
6 208 (46.85%) HTML
7 201 (45.27%) CSS
8 132 (29.73%) OO
9 119 (26.80%) jQuery
10 113 (25.45%) CodeIgniter
11 112 (25.23%) Git (software)
12 105 (23.65%) TDD
13 90 (20.27%) PHP5
14 78 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
15 73 (16.44%) LAMP
16 72 (16.22%) Linux
17 71 (15.99%) OO PHP
18 70 (15.77%) OOP
18 70 (15.77%) Laravel
19 66 (14.86%) Subversion
20 64 (14.41%) HTML5
21 61 (13.74%) Drupal
22 60 (13.51%) Java
23 55 (12.39%) Apache
24 52 (11.71%) BDD
25 50 (11.26%) CakePHP
26 48 (10.81%) XML
27 45 (10.14%) Unit Testing
28 43 (9.68%) CSS3
28 43 (9.68%) RESTful

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 61 (13.74%) Drupal
2 55 (12.39%) Apache
3 18 (4.05%) CMS
4 14 (3.15%) WordPress
4 14 (3.15%) Node.js
5 12 (2.70%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.03%) nginx
7 7 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.13%) ExpressionEngine
9 4 (0.90%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.45%) concrete5
11 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.23%) Confluence
11 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.38%) Rackspace Cloud
2 8 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.35%) GitHub
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.48%) HTTP
2 7 (1.58%) Internet
3 6 (1.35%) SSH
3 6 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (57.88%) MySQL
2 32 (7.21%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.83%) Redis
5 14 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.93%) Big Data
7 10 (2.25%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.13%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.68%) BigTable
10 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.68%) Riak
11 2 (0.45%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 112 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 66 (14.86%) Subversion
3 42 (9.46%) PHPUnit
3 42 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.18%) Selenium
5 20 (4.50%) Behat
6 18 (4.05%) JIRA
7 14 (3.15%) Mercurial
8 13 (2.93%) Hudson
9 11 (2.48%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.80%) Grunt
11 6 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.90%) Yeoman
13 3 (0.68%) Bower
13 3 (0.68%) PhantomJS
13 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.45%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.45%) Bazaar
15 1 (0.23%) RubyGems
General
1 19 (4.28%) Finance
2 17 (3.83%) Marketing
3 10 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.35%) Retail
5 5 (1.13%) Banking
5 5 (1.13%) French Language
6 4 (0.90%) Publishing
6 4 (0.90%) Games
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.45%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 422 (95.05%) Developer
2 346 (77.93%) PHP Developer
3 90 (20.27%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 71 (15.99%) Senior Developer
5 63 (14.19%) Senior PHP Developer
6 52 (11.71%) Web Developer
7 42 (9.46%) PHP Web Developer
8 26 (5.86%) PHP Zend Developer
9 20 (4.50%) Front-End Developer
10 16 (3.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 16 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (3.15%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 13 (2.93%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 11 (2.48%) Drupal Developer
14 10 (2.25%) Lead Developer
15 9 (2.03%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.03%) Lead PHP Developer
15 9 (2.03%) LAMP Developer
16 8 (1.80%) Software Developer
17 7 (1.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (46.85%) HTML
2 201 (45.27%) CSS
3 119 (26.80%) jQuery
4 113 (25.45%) CodeIgniter
5 73 (16.44%) LAMP
6 70 (15.77%) Laravel
7 64 (14.41%) HTML5
8 50 (11.26%) CakePHP
9 48 (10.81%) XML
10 43 (9.68%) RESTful
10 43 (9.68%) CSS3
11 41 (9.23%) Ajax
12 40 (9.01%) Web Services
13 38 (8.56%) Backbone.js
14 36 (8.11%) AngularJS
14 36 (8.11%) JSON
15 31 (6.98%) Yii
16 23 (5.18%) REST
17 22 (4.95%) Zend Framework
18 18 (4.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.18%) Open Source
2 13 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.03%) Social Media
5 8 (1.80%) E-Learning
5 8 (1.80%) SCORM
6 5 (1.13%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.13%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.13%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.13%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.13%) Social Network
6 5 (1.13%) Learning Management System
6 5 (1.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.90%) DTV
8 2 (0.45%) iPhone
9 1 (0.23%) iPad
9 1 (0.23%) GIS
9 1 (0.23%) Replication
9 1 (0.23%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.22%) Linux
2 20 (4.50%) UNIX
3 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.25%) CentOS
5 9 (2.03%) Android
6 5 (1.13%) Debian
6 5 (1.13%) Windows
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (52.48%) MVC
2 132 (29.73%) OO
3 105 (23.65%) TDD
4 78 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (15.99%) OO PHP
6 70 (15.77%) OOP
7 52 (11.71%) BDD
8 45 (10.14%) Unit Testing
9 43 (9.68%) Scrum
10 31 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 31 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (6.53%) Web Development
12 22 (4.95%) Software Engineering
13 12 (2.70%) Pair Programming
14 11 (2.48%) Project Management
15 9 (2.03%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (1.80%) Performance Testing
16 8 (1.80%) Release Management
16 8 (1.80%) iOS Development
17 7 (1.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 440 (99.10%) PHP
2 220 (49.55%) JavaScript
3 90 (20.27%) PHP5
4 60 (13.51%) Java
5 41 (9.23%) SQL
6 31 (6.98%) Python
7 26 (5.86%) Ruby
8 16 (3.60%) C++
9 9 (2.03%) C#
10 7 (1.58%) Perl
11 5 (1.13%) C
12 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.23%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (3.15%) Degree
2 5 (1.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.48%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Varnish
2 2 (0.45%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.90%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 251 (56.53%) Zend
2 16 (3.60%) Rackspace
3 12 (2.70%) Facebook
4 9 (2.03%) Twitter
5 8 (1.80%) Google
6 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.68%) New Relic
9 2 (0.45%) Akamai
9 2 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.23%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
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