Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 99 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +2
Contract jobs citing Symfony 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.26% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 0.80% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £464 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.36% +12.42% +10.00%
10th Percentile £308 £456 £255
90th Percentile £438 £473 £431
West Midlands median daily rate £288 £406 £263
% change year-on-year -29.23% +54.76% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Symfony is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 390 497 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.08% 32.68% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 322 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +1.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £257
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) OWASP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
6 1 (14.29%) PHP 4

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 (14.29%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Doctrine
2 1 (14.29%) Laravel
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OWASP
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP 4
2 1 (14.29%) PHP 5
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend