The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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 / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 354 340
Rank change year-on-year -31 -14  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 39 73 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 65 76
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £301 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £420
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7469 7068 7228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.88% 32.45% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5550 5424 5248
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in London

Symfony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symfony in London

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +2 12 £256 -33.87% 5
Croydon -2 2 £425 -22.72%
Uxbridge - 2 £318 -
Hayes - 1 £390 -
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 84 (95.45%) PHP
2 47 (53.41%) HTML
3 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
4 40 (45.45%) MySQL
5 38 (43.18%) CSS
6 28 (31.82%) Laravel
7 21 (23.86%) E-Commerce
8 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.73%) Drupal
9 19 (21.59%) TDD
10 17 (19.32%) MVC
10 17 (19.32%) Linux
10 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
10 17 (19.32%) HTML5
11 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 16 (18.18%) Zend
11 16 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (17.05%) jQuery
12 15 (17.05%) LAMP
13 13 (14.77%) OO
13 13 (14.77%) Apache
13 13 (14.77%) SQL
14 11 (12.50%) RESTful
14 11 (12.50%) Node.js
15 10 (11.36%) NHS
15 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (11.36%) Marketing
15 10 (11.36%) Payment Gateway
16 9 (10.23%) BDD
16 9 (10.23%) nginx

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 20 (22.73%) Drupal
2 13 (14.77%) Apache
3 9 (10.23%) nginx
4 6 (6.82%) WordPress
5 4 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.41%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.27%) Magento
3 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.45%) MySQL
2 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.27%) Grunt
3 2 (2.27%) gulp
3 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.14%) git-flow
4 1 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 10 (11.36%) Marketing
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Digital Economy
3 4 (4.55%) Publishing
4 3 (3.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (97.73%) Developer
2 64 (72.73%) PHP Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
4 15 (17.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Symfony Developer
5 13 (14.77%) Senior PHP Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.68%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Junior
9 3 (3.41%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 3 (3.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (3.41%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Social Media Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Digital Developer
10 2 (2.27%) Senior Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (53.41%) HTML
2 38 (43.18%) CSS
3 28 (31.82%) Laravel
4 17 (19.32%) HTML5
5 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 15 (17.05%) jQuery
6 15 (17.05%) LAMP
7 11 (12.50%) Node.js
7 11 (12.50%) RESTful
8 8 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
8 8 (9.09%) REST
8 8 (9.09%) XML
9 6 (6.82%) CSS3
9 6 (6.82%) Sass
10 5 (5.68%) React
11 4 (4.55%) CakePHP
11 4 (4.55%) Web Services
12 3 (3.41%) phpspec
12 3 (3.41%) SOAP
13 2 (2.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (11.36%) NHS
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Fintech
5 3 (3.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) E-Commerce
2 20 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) TDD
4 17 (19.32%) MVC
5 13 (14.77%) OO
6 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.23%) BDD
8 8 (9.09%) OO PHP
9 7 (7.95%) DevOps
9 7 (7.95%) Microservices
10 6 (6.82%) OOP
11 4 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.41%) Analytics
12 3 (3.41%) API Development
12 3 (3.41%) Front End Development
12 3 (3.41%) Scrum
12 3 (3.41%) SOA
13 2 (2.27%) API Integration
13 2 (2.27%) Functional Programming
13 2 (2.27%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 84 (95.45%) PHP
2 41 (46.59%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.77%) SQL
4 4 (4.55%) PHP 5
5 2 (2.27%) ES6
5 2 (2.27%) Java
5 2 (2.27%) PHP 7
5 2 (2.27%) Scala
6 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.14%) C
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.14%) Python
6 1 (1.14%) Ruby
6 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Zend
2 5 (5.68%) Demandware
3 2 (2.27%) Google
3 2 (2.27%) Panasonic
3 2 (2.27%) PayPal
3 2 (2.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.14%) Facebook
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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