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 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 477 477
Rank change year-on-year +57 0  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 164 143 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 0.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 118 119
Median daily rate £375 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £309
% change year-on-year +15.38% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13914 14379 14025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.19% 29.08% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9669 10238 9552
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 179 197
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £55.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 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
South East +65 58 £402 +14.78% 18
London -23 38 £375 -6.25% 38
Yorkshire +26 28 £395 +17.03% 19
East Midlands +3 14 £300 +26.31% 10
West Midlands +34 12 £275 -21.42% 15
South West -8 8 £306 -7.89% 11
East of England -1 7 £450 +100.00% 8
North West +23 6 £313 -15.25% 13
Midlands - 1 - - 25
North East - 1 £400 - 3
Symfony
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 296 (98.01%) PHP
2 176 (58.28%) JavaScript
3 145 (48.01%) HTML
3 145 (48.01%) MySQL
4 130 (43.05%) CSS
5 121 (40.07%) Laravel
6 101 (33.44%) MVC
7 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
8 85 (28.15%) AngularJS
9 83 (27.48%) Git (software)
10 75 (24.83%) Zend
11 74 (24.50%) jQuery
12 66 (21.85%) Drupal
13 58 (19.21%) Linux
13 58 (19.21%) RESTful
14 57 (18.87%) Python
15 56 (18.54%) TDD
16 52 (17.22%) MongoDB
17 50 (16.56%) OO
17 50 (16.56%) LAMP
18 49 (16.23%) Node.js
19 43 (14.24%) HTML5
20 41 (13.58%) SQL
21 37 (12.25%) Java
21 37 (12.25%) Apache
22 36 (11.92%) PHPUnit
23 35 (11.59%) OO PHP
24 33 (10.93%) NoSQL
24 33 (10.93%) Web Development
25 29 (9.60%) CSS3

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 66 (21.85%) Drupal
2 37 (12.25%) Apache
3 24 (7.95%) nginx
4 17 (5.63%) WordPress
5 11 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.65%) CMS
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.66%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.30%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.99%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.99%) GitHub
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.99%) HTTP
2 3 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (48.01%) MySQL
2 52 (17.22%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.93%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.95%) Redis
5 20 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.31%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.66%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.66%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.32%) DB2
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 83 (27.48%) Git (software)
2 36 (11.92%) PHPUnit
3 22 (7.28%) Subversion
4 13 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.30%) Vagrant
5 11 (3.64%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.32%) gulp
7 6 (1.99%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.99%) git-flow
8 3 (0.99%) Grunt
9 2 (0.66%) JIRA
9 2 (0.66%) Mockito
9 2 (0.66%) Selenium
9 2 (0.66%) webpack
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) Hudson
10 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.33%) Protractor
10 1 (0.33%) Redmine
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (5.96%) Marketing
2 14 (4.64%) Retail
3 7 (2.32%) Finance
4 5 (1.66%) Games
4 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Digital Economy
5 4 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 285 (94.37%) Developer
2 228 (75.50%) PHP Developer
3 78 (25.83%) Symfony Developer
4 74 (24.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 46 (15.23%) Drupal Developer
6 23 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (5.96%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 18 (5.96%) Senior PHP Developer
9 17 (5.63%) MySQL Developer
9 17 (5.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 14 (4.64%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 13 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.30%) PHP Zend Developer
11 13 (4.30%) Web Developer
12 12 (3.97%) PHP Web Developer
12 12 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.64%) LAMP Developer
14 9 (2.98%) PHP Software Engineer
14 9 (2.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (48.01%) HTML
2 130 (43.05%) CSS
3 121 (40.07%) Laravel
4 85 (28.15%) AngularJS
5 74 (24.50%) jQuery
6 58 (19.21%) RESTful
7 50 (16.56%) LAMP
8 49 (16.23%) Node.js
9 43 (14.24%) HTML5
10 29 (9.60%) CSS3
11 25 (8.28%) Sass
12 19 (6.29%) React
13 18 (5.96%) CodeIgniter
14 17 (5.63%) LEMP Stack
15 14 (4.64%) Ajax
15 14 (4.64%) REST
16 13 (4.30%) Doctrine
17 12 (3.97%) LESS
17 12 (3.97%) Yii
18 11 (3.64%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.31%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.31%) NHS
3 7 (2.32%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.32%) User Experience
4 6 (1.99%) Fintech
5 5 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.99%) Social Media
8 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.33%) BYOD
9 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Android
2 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (33.44%) MVC
2 88 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (18.54%) TDD
4 50 (16.56%) OO
5 35 (11.59%) OO PHP
6 33 (10.93%) Web Development
7 28 (9.27%) E-Commerce
8 26 (8.61%) BDD
9 25 (8.28%) OOP
10 21 (6.95%) Software Engineering
11 20 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.62%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.97%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.64%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.64%) DevOps
14 13 (4.30%) Regression Testing
15 12 (3.97%) Release Management
15 12 (3.97%) Scrum
16 11 (3.64%) Front End Development
16 11 (3.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 296 (98.01%) PHP
2 176 (58.28%) JavaScript
3 57 (18.87%) Python
4 41 (13.58%) SQL
5 37 (12.25%) Java
6 15 (4.97%) PHP 5
7 13 (4.30%) PHP 7
7 13 (4.30%) Scala
8 9 (2.98%) Ruby
9 8 (2.65%) Groovy
10 7 (2.32%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.99%) ECMAScript
12 5 (1.66%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.99%) ES6
14 2 (0.66%) C#
14 2 (0.66%) Perl
14 2 (0.66%) PHP 4
15 1 (0.33%) C++
15 1 (0.33%) Go
15 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (7.28%) Docker
2 4 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (5.96%) Puppet
2 15 (4.97%) Ansible
3 12 (3.97%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (24.83%) Zend
2 5 (1.66%) Demandware
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle
2 5 (1.66%) VMware
3 4 (1.32%) Google
3 4 (1.32%) IBM
4 3 (0.99%) Panasonic
5 2 (0.66%) PayPal
6 1 (0.33%) Apple
6 1 (0.33%) Facebook
6 1 (0.33%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.33%) Sencha
6 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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