The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 105 101
Rank change year-on-year +41 -4  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 26 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.40% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £320 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.90% +0.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £254 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £320 £344
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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 431 600 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.83% 40.71% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 448 310
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.06%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in Leeds

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (75.38%) Python
3 47 (72.31%) JavaScript
4 41 (63.08%) MVC
5 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.08%) Java
6 26 (40.00%) Zend
7 22 (33.85%) Laravel
8 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
9 16 (24.62%) RESTful
10 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 11 (16.92%) PHPUnit
12 11 (16.92%) CodeIgniter
13 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 10 (15.38%) HTML
13 10 (15.38%) MySQL
13 10 (15.38%) CSS
14 9 (13.85%) Linux
14 9 (13.85%) Django
14 9 (13.85%) Node.js
15 8 (12.31%) Redis
15 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (12.31%) SQL
16 7 (10.77%) TDD
16 7 (10.77%) LAMP
16 7 (10.77%) Flask

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) Drupal
2 3 (4.62%) WordPress
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
3 8 (12.31%) Redis
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) PHPUnit
2 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) Hudson
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (83.08%) Developer
2 52 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) PHP Software Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Development Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Software Development Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Telecoms Developer
9 2 (3.08%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.54%) Linux Developer
10 1 (1.54%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Laravel
2 16 (24.62%) RESTful
3 11 (16.92%) CodeIgniter
4 10 (15.38%) CSS
4 10 (15.38%) HTML
5 9 (13.85%) Django
5 9 (13.85%) Node.js
6 7 (10.77%) Flask
6 7 (10.77%) LAMP
7 6 (9.23%) CSS3
7 6 (9.23%) EclipseLink
7 6 (9.23%) HTML5
7 6 (9.23%) JPA
8 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.69%) Express
8 5 (7.69%) jQuery
8 5 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (4.62%) Sass
10 2 (3.08%) LESS
10 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) BYOD
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) MVC
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
4 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
5 13 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 6 (9.23%) SOLID
10 5 (7.69%) OO
10 5 (7.69%) OO PHP
10 5 (7.69%) OOP
10 5 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 3 (4.62%) Database Optimisation
12 2 (3.08%) Front End Development
13 1 (1.54%) BDD
13 1 (1.54%) DevOps
13 1 (1.54%) UX Design
13 1 (1.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) PHP
2 49 (75.38%) Python
3 47 (72.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (43.08%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 6 (9.23%) ECMAScript
6 6 (9.23%) Groovy
6 6 (9.23%) Ruby
6 6 (9.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) C#
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Zend
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Google