The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 April 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 3 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% 0.33% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 1.60% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £303 £206 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -46.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £191 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £221 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +23.07% +8.33%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 250 188 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.34% 20.84% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 135 142
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.43% -49.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Laravel
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) Twig
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) gulp
4 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Silex
4 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (16.67%) Grunt
4 1 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Apache

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Redmine
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sencha Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Laravel
1 2 (33.33%) Twig
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Silex
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Microservices
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Panasonic
1 1 (16.67%) Sencha