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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.94% - 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £309
% change year-on-year +15.38% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.80 -

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 175 241 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 27.56% 29.14% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 180 121
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 - £11.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
4 3 (27.27%) Docker
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Zend
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js
5 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Akka
5 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Laravel
5 2 (18.18%) GitHub
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) PHP 5
5 2 (18.18%) PHP 4
5 2 (18.18%) WordPress
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery

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 2 (18.18%) WordPress
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Mockito
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Symfony Developer
3 7 (63.64%) PHP Developer
4 6 (54.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (18.18%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Akka
3 2 (18.18%) Laravel
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
3 2 (18.18%) spray
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) CakePHP
4 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PHP 4
3 2 (18.18%) PHP 5
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) VMware