The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.89% 0.54% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £238 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -32.14%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 236 268
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the East Midlands

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the East Midlands

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 7 £300 +26.31% 5
Leicestershire - 7 £300 -
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
3 14 (77.78%) MySQL
4 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
5 10 (55.56%) RESTful
5 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) Drupal
6 9 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (50.00%) OOP
6 9 (50.00%) Ajax
6 9 (50.00%) HTML5
6 9 (50.00%) CSS3
7 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
7 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 8 (44.44%) LAMP
8 7 (38.89%) Retail
8 7 (38.89%) Apache
8 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
9 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
9 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) OO
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Laravel
10 2 (11.11%) Service Design
10 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (11.11%) API Integration

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (55.56%) Drupal
2 7 (38.89%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) PHPUnit
3 3 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Drupal Developer
4 7 (38.89%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 7 (38.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Symfony Developer
5 3 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) RESTful
3 9 (50.00%) Ajax
3 9 (50.00%) CSS3
3 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) LAMP
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.56%) Akka
6 1 (5.56%) Doctrine
6 1 (5.56%) Node.js
6 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) spray
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) API Integration
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
1 1 (5.56%) Zend