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 25 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 157 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 13 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 18
Median daily rate £325 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.12% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +17.30% +4.00%  
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 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 1239 1158 1728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.83% 34.85% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 997 1393
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
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 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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 26 (96.30%) PHP
2 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Apache
5 11 (40.74%) LAMP
5 11 (40.74%) Laravel
6 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
6 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (37.04%) NHS
6 10 (37.04%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (33.33%) RESTful
8 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
8 8 (29.63%) nginx
8 8 (29.63%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (25.93%) Marketing
9 7 (25.93%) Zend
9 7 (25.93%) BDD
9 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 7 (25.93%) MVC
10 5 (18.52%) OO
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
10 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (14.81%) Digital Economy
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Drupal

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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 8 (29.63%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Drupal
4 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Grunt
2 2 (7.41%) gulp
2 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Digital Economy
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) PHP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (18.52%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Social Media Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP Zend Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) CSS
1 13 (48.15%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) LAMP
2 11 (40.74%) Laravel
3 9 (33.33%) RESTful
4 8 (29.63%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.11%) CakePHP
6 2 (7.41%) Behat
6 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) phpspec
6 2 (7.41%) Sass
7 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.70%) Qt
7 1 (3.70%) React
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) NHS
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.93%) BDD
2 7 (25.93%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
7 1 (3.70%) API Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Automated Trading
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) PHP
2 15 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Zend
2 2 (7.41%) Panasonic
2 2 (7.41%) PayPal
3 1 (3.70%) Google