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 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 446 514 480
Rank change year-on-year +68 -34  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 138 100 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.72% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 95
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 £288 £298 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
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 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 13198 13943 13266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.72% 28.22% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9161 9785 8712
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 209 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 March 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 March 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
London +11 50 £375 -6.25% 61
Yorkshire +56 43 £410 +2.50% 19
South East +13 16 £375 +7.14% 15
North West +34 10 £325 +5.69% 18
West Midlands +22 9 £425 - 4
South West -2 4 £313 - 3
East Midlands -11 4 £370 +5.64% 16
East of England +1 2 £210 -23.63% 3
Symfony
UK

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

1 259 (97.74%) PHP
2 131 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 121 (45.66%) MySQL
4 111 (41.89%) MVC
5 101 (38.11%) HTML
6 93 (35.09%) Laravel
7 91 (34.34%) CSS
8 83 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (30.19%) Zend
10 63 (23.77%) Git (software)
11 55 (20.75%) Drupal
12 49 (18.49%) Linux
12 49 (18.49%) RESTful
13 47 (17.74%) Python
14 46 (17.36%) AngularJS
15 43 (16.23%) jQuery
16 42 (15.85%) TDD
16 42 (15.85%) OO
17 41 (15.47%) MongoDB
18 40 (15.09%) Node.js
19 37 (13.96%) HTML5
20 36 (13.58%) Java
20 36 (13.58%) LAMP
21 34 (12.83%) NoSQL
22 33 (12.45%) Web Development
23 32 (12.08%) E-Commerce
23 32 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (10.57%) CodeIgniter
25 27 (10.19%) Redis
25 27 (10.19%) Docker

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 55 (20.75%) Drupal
2 26 (9.81%) Apache
3 23 (8.68%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.53%) CMS
5 11 (4.15%) nginx
6 10 (3.77%) WordPress
7 7 (2.64%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.40%) GitHub
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.42%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) LDAP
2 2 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (45.66%) MySQL
2 41 (15.47%) MongoDB
3 34 (12.83%) NoSQL
4 27 (10.19%) Redis
5 26 (9.81%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (9.06%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.15%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.75%) DB2
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 63 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.68%) PHPUnit
3 22 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.04%) Mercurial
5 13 (4.91%) Subversion
6 8 (3.02%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.51%) Grunt
7 4 (1.51%) gulp
7 4 (1.51%) Mockito
8 3 (1.13%) Selenium
9 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.75%) JIRA
9 2 (0.75%) JMeter
9 2 (0.75%) TestNG
10 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.38%) Hudson
10 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.38%) Redmine
10 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 10 (3.77%) Marketing
2 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.26%) Finance
4 5 (1.89%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 244 (92.08%) Developer
2 185 (69.81%) PHP Developer
3 65 (24.53%) Symfony Developer
4 59 (22.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 36 (13.58%) Drupal Developer
5 36 (13.58%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.30%) Senior PHP Developer
7 18 (6.79%) PHP Zend Developer
8 13 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (4.91%) MySQL Developer
8 13 (4.91%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.77%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.40%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 9 (3.40%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 8 (3.02%) PHP Software Engineer
12 6 (2.26%) Development Engineer
12 6 (2.26%) Software Development Engineer
13 5 (1.89%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (38.11%) HTML
2 93 (35.09%) Laravel
3 91 (34.34%) CSS
4 49 (18.49%) RESTful
5 46 (17.36%) AngularJS
6 43 (16.23%) jQuery
7 40 (15.09%) Node.js
8 37 (13.96%) HTML5
9 36 (13.58%) LAMP
10 28 (10.57%) CodeIgniter
11 24 (9.06%) CSS3
12 18 (6.79%) REST
13 17 (6.42%) React
14 14 (5.28%) CakePHP
14 14 (5.28%) Yii
15 13 (4.91%) Django
15 13 (4.91%) Web Services
15 13 (4.91%) XML
16 12 (4.53%) LAPP Stack
17 11 (4.15%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.26%) Fintech
3 4 (1.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (1.51%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.13%) Social Media
4 3 (1.13%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.75%) Life Science
5 2 (0.75%) NHS
5 2 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.49%) Linux
2 4 (1.51%) Unix
3 3 (1.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.89%) MVC
2 83 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.85%) OO
3 42 (15.85%) TDD
4 33 (12.45%) Web Development
5 32 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (12.08%) E-Commerce
6 24 (9.06%) BDD
6 24 (9.06%) Configuration Management
7 22 (8.30%) OO PHP
8 20 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 19 (7.17%) Software Engineering
10 18 (6.79%) Release Management
11 13 (4.91%) Front End Development
11 13 (4.91%) OOP
12 12 (4.53%) Microservices
12 12 (4.53%) Regression Testing
12 12 (4.53%) Scrum
12 12 (4.53%) SOLID
13 11 (4.15%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 259 (97.74%) PHP
2 131 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 47 (17.74%) Python
4 36 (13.58%) Java
5 26 (9.81%) SQL
6 10 (3.77%) PHP 5
6 10 (3.77%) Scala
7 7 (2.64%) PHP 7
8 5 (1.89%) Perl
8 5 (1.89%) Ruby
8 5 (1.89%) XPath
9 4 (1.51%) Groovy
10 3 (1.13%) C#
11 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.75%) C
11 2 (0.75%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.75%) ES6
12 1 (0.38%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.38%) ML
12 1 (0.38%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 10 (3.77%) Degree
2 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (10.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (6.79%) Puppet
2 15 (5.66%) Ansible
3 12 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 80 (30.19%) Zend
2 6 (2.26%) Oracle
2 6 (2.26%) VMware
3 4 (1.51%) Google
4 3 (1.13%) Panasonic
5 2 (0.75%) IBM
5 2 (0.75%) PayPal
5 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.38%) Facebook
6 1 (0.38%) hybris
6 1 (0.38%) Samsung
6 1 (0.38%) Sencha
London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day PHP, Symfony, Support Developer, MySQL
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago