The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 30 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 157 176
Rank change year-on-year +22 +19  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 16 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 0.54% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 18
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £318 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £408
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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1086 1111 1549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.01% 32.64% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 942 1239
Median daily rate £475 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.52% +11.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the City of London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 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 City of London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 30 (93.75%) PHP
2 11 (34.38%) Zend
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 10 (31.25%) MVC
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) Docker
5 8 (25.00%) HTML
5 8 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) MySQL
6 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) Marketing
6 7 (21.88%) REST
7 6 (18.75%) GitHub
7 6 (18.75%) Puppet
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
8 5 (15.63%) Spring
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Scala
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) Akka
8 5 (15.63%) Play Framework

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) Drupal
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
1 2 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) GitHub
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Vagrant
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Grunt
4 2 (6.25%) gulp
General
1 7 (21.88%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 23 (71.88%) PHP Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
4 8 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Symfony Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Social Media Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Creative Developer
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) CSS
1 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) Akka
3 5 (15.63%) Play Framework
3 5 (15.63%) spray
3 5 (15.63%) Spring
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.50%) Laravel
4 4 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (9.38%) CakePHP
5 3 (9.38%) LAMP
5 3 (9.38%) phpspec
5 3 (9.38%) RESTful
5 3 (9.38%) Silex
6 2 (6.25%) Behat
6 2 (6.25%) HTML5
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Fintech
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) MVC
1 10 (31.25%) TDD
2 9 (28.13%) BDD
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
3 7 (21.88%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) OO PHP
8 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.25%) Microservices
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Network Design
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) PHP
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Scala
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) PHP 5
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Zend
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Google
3 2 (6.25%) Panasonic
3 2 (6.25%) PayPal