The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Symfony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symfony over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Symfony
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 0.68% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £440 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Symfony is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 180 146 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.85% 21.44% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 103 122
Median daily rate £390 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Symfony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in Birmingham

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symfony in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) GitHub
5 1 (20.00%) Akka
5 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (20.00%) spray
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Mockito
5 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Drupal
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Groovy
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (60.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) spray
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes