Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Symfony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symfony over the 6 months to 17 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 540 605
Rank change year-on-year -57 +65 -140
Contract jobs citing Symfony 254 339 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 1.12% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 251 235
England median daily rate £363 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £475 £488 £438
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Symfony is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30572 30237 30265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.35% 30.73% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21764 21117 20991
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 348 502
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.65 £14.50 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in England

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in England

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in England

Symfony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symfony in England

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -75 104 £395 +1.94% 23
South East +6 52 £400 +14.29% 20
North of England +67 44 £350 -6.67% 18
Midlands +6 29 £313 -30.56% 9
Yorkshire +21 25 £348 -8.55% 8
North West +38 19 £350 +7.69% 10
East Midlands -25 15 £320 -28.89% 5
East of England -18 14 £450 +21.62% 4
West Midlands +28 13 £294 -27.69% 4
South West +1 12 £325 -18.75% 4
Symfony
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 246 (96.85%) PHP
2 138 (54.33%) MySQL
3 129 (50.79%) JavaScript
4 106 (41.73%) CSS
5 103 (40.55%) HTML
6 93 (36.61%) Laravel
7 79 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (27.56%) MVC
9 59 (23.23%) jQuery
9 59 (23.23%) Git (software)
10 54 (21.26%) AngularJS
11 52 (20.47%) Zend
12 49 (19.29%) Linux
12 49 (19.29%) LAMP
13 43 (16.93%) TDD
14 39 (15.35%) OO
14 39 (15.35%) Drupal
15 33 (12.99%) RESTful
15 33 (12.99%) MongoDB
16 31 (12.20%) SQL
17 30 (11.81%) Python
18 29 (11.42%) Web Development
18 29 (11.42%) BDD
19 28 (11.02%) PHPUnit
20 25 (9.84%) Microservices
21 24 (9.45%) E-Commerce
21 24 (9.45%) OO PHP
21 24 (9.45%) HTML5
22 23 (9.06%) CSS3
22 23 (9.06%) Apache

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 39 (15.35%) Drupal
2 23 (9.06%) Apache
3 20 (7.87%) WordPress
4 16 (6.30%) CMS
5 14 (5.51%) nginx
6 10 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.18%) eZ Publish
8 2 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.79%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.39%) Moodle
9 1 (0.39%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Magento
2 5 (1.97%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.39%) Odoo
3 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.94%) SaaS
3 9 (3.54%) GitHub
4 6 (2.36%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.36%) Serverless
5 5 (1.97%) Akamai
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.18%) Slack
8 2 (0.79%) Fastly
8 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.79%) npm
8 2 (0.79%) Yarn
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.39%) iTunes
9 1 (0.39%) Route 53
9 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
1 4 (1.57%) SSL
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (54.33%) MySQL
2 33 (12.99%) MongoDB
3 19 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.12%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.33%) MariaDB
7 8 (3.15%) Redis
8 3 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.79%) Big Data
9 2 (0.79%) DB2
9 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 59 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.02%) PHPUnit
3 16 (6.30%) JIRA
4 9 (3.54%) Subversion
5 8 (3.15%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.57%) Codeception
7 4 (1.57%) gulp
7 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.18%) webpack
9 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.79%) Babel
9 2 (0.79%) Grunt
9 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.79%) QUnit
9 2 (0.79%) Selenium
9 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.79%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (7.09%) Marketing
2 14 (5.51%) Retail
3 12 (4.72%) Finance
4 7 (2.76%) Games
5 4 (1.57%) Publishing
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 234 (92.13%) Developer
2 181 (71.26%) PHP Developer
3 66 (25.98%) Symfony Developer
4 58 (22.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 25 (9.84%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.66%) Senior PHP Developer
7 20 (7.87%) Drupal Developer
8 19 (7.48%) MySQL Developer
8 19 (7.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 18 (7.09%) LAMP Developer
10 16 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (5.91%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 15 (5.91%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 12 (4.72%) PHP Web Developer
14 10 (3.94%) Agile Developer
14 10 (3.94%) Java Developer
15 8 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 7 (2.76%) PHP Drupal Developer
17 6 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (41.73%) CSS
2 103 (40.55%) HTML
3 93 (36.61%) Laravel
4 59 (23.23%) jQuery
5 54 (21.26%) AngularJS
6 49 (19.29%) LAMP
7 33 (12.99%) RESTful
8 24 (9.45%) HTML5
9 23 (9.06%) CSS3
10 18 (7.09%) Node.js
11 17 (6.69%) Sass
12 14 (5.51%) REST
12 14 (5.51%) Web Services
13 12 (4.72%) React
14 11 (4.33%) Doctrine
15 10 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (3.54%) Express
16 9 (3.54%) LEMP Stack
16 9 (3.54%) SOAP
17 8 (3.15%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.54%) User Experience
3 5 (1.97%) Fintech
4 4 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.18%) NHS
5 3 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.39%) BBC
7 1 (0.39%) BYOD
7 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.39%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.29%) Linux
2 1 (0.39%) Android
2 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.39%) CentOS
2 1 (0.39%) Fedora
2 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (27.56%) MVC
3 43 (16.93%) TDD
4 39 (15.35%) OO
5 29 (11.42%) BDD
5 29 (11.42%) Web Development
6 25 (9.84%) Microservices
7 24 (9.45%) E-Commerce
7 24 (9.45%) OO PHP
8 20 (7.87%) OOP
9 15 (5.91%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.72%) API Development
10 12 (4.72%) DevOps
11 11 (4.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.33%) Scrum
12 8 (3.15%) Analytics
12 8 (3.15%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.15%) Test Automation
13 7 (2.76%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 246 (96.85%) PHP
2 129 (50.79%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.20%) SQL
4 30 (11.81%) Python
5 19 (7.48%) Java
6 16 (6.30%) PHP 5
7 11 (4.33%) PHP 7
8 7 (2.76%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.97%) Go
10 3 (1.18%) ES6
10 3 (1.18%) Ruby
10 3 (1.18%) Scala
10 3 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.79%) Groovy
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) PHP 4
11 2 (0.79%) XPath
12 1 (0.39%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.18%) Degree
4 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.79%) QA
1 2 (0.79%) WAI
1 2 (0.79%) WCAG
2 1 (0.39%) GCP
2 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (9.06%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.15%) Ansible
2 7 (2.76%) Puppet
3 5 (1.97%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (20.47%) Zend
2 9 (3.54%) Google
3 8 (3.15%) Splunk
4 7 (2.76%) New Relic
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe
5 3 (1.18%) Demandware
5 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.79%) Twitter
6 2 (0.79%) VMware
7 1 (0.39%) Facebook
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) Progress
7 1 (0.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Samsung
7 1 (0.39%) Sony