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 29 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 376 341
Rank change year-on-year +16 -35  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 48 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 55
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 £293 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
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 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 6798 7159 6427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.75% 31.90% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 5371 4647
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 £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.37 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
City of London +7 16 £375 -6.25% 8
Bromley - 1 - -
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 119 (95.97%) PHP
2 56 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 49 (39.52%) MySQL
4 47 (37.90%) HTML
5 42 (33.87%) CSS
6 39 (31.45%) Laravel
7 36 (29.03%) MVC
8 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (24.19%) Zend
10 28 (22.58%) TDD
11 26 (20.97%) E-Commerce
11 26 (20.97%) Drupal
12 22 (17.74%) HTML5
13 21 (16.94%) jQuery
13 21 (16.94%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (15.32%) CodeIgniter
14 19 (15.32%) Git (software)
15 18 (14.52%) Linux
16 15 (12.10%) RESTful
16 15 (12.10%) BDD
17 14 (11.29%) OO
18 13 (10.48%) REST
18 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
18 13 (10.48%) Docker
19 12 (9.68%) CSS3
19 12 (9.68%) Node.js
19 12 (9.68%) LAMP
20 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
20 10 (8.06%) CakePHP
20 10 (8.06%) PHP 5

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 26 (20.97%) Drupal
2 21 (16.94%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (6.45%) CMS
4 6 (4.84%) WordPress
5 5 (4.03%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Magento
2 2 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.84%) GitHub
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (39.52%) MySQL
2 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.61%) Redis
4 1 (0.81%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.42%) Grunt
5 3 (2.42%) gulp
5 3 (2.42%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.81%) git-flow
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 7 (5.65%) Marketing
2 3 (2.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.61%) Games
3 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) French Language
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (93.55%) Developer
2 89 (71.77%) PHP Developer
3 29 (23.39%) Symfony Developer
4 28 (22.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 24 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 22 (17.74%) Drupal Developer
7 18 (14.52%) Senior PHP Developer
8 10 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.65%) PHP Zend Developer
10 5 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.03%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Creative Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 4 (3.23%) PHP Drupal Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.42%) MySQL Developer
12 3 (2.42%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 3 (2.42%) Social Media Developer
13 2 (1.61%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.90%) HTML
2 42 (33.87%) CSS
3 39 (31.45%) Laravel
4 22 (17.74%) HTML5
5 21 (16.94%) jQuery
6 19 (15.32%) CodeIgniter
7 15 (12.10%) RESTful
8 13 (10.48%) AngularJS
8 13 (10.48%) REST
9 12 (9.68%) CSS3
9 12 (9.68%) LAMP
9 12 (9.68%) Node.js
10 10 (8.06%) CakePHP
10 10 (8.06%) React
11 7 (5.65%) Web Services
11 7 (5.65%) XML
12 6 (4.84%) Sass
13 5 (4.03%) Akka
13 5 (4.03%) Play Framework
13 5 (4.03%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.23%) Fintech
2 4 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.42%) Social Media
3 3 (2.42%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.61%) Life Science
4 2 (1.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.52%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
2 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.03%) MVC
2 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.58%) TDD
4 26 (20.97%) E-Commerce
5 15 (12.10%) BDD
6 14 (11.29%) OO
7 9 (7.26%) DevOps
7 9 (7.26%) Web Development
8 8 (6.45%) Microservices
8 8 (6.45%) OO PHP
8 8 (6.45%) Scrum
8 8 (6.45%) SOA
9 7 (5.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.03%) Front End Development
10 5 (4.03%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.03%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.23%) OOP
12 3 (2.42%) Analytics
12 3 (2.42%) API Integration
12 3 (2.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 119 (95.97%) PHP
2 56 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.06%) PHP 5
4 6 (4.84%) Java
4 6 (4.84%) PHP 7
5 5 (4.03%) Scala
6 4 (3.23%) Python
6 4 (3.23%) SQL
7 2 (1.61%) ES6
7 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) GraphQL
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (5.65%) Puppet
2 5 (4.03%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.81%) Rancher
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Zend
2 5 (4.03%) VMware
3 4 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) Panasonic
4 2 (1.61%) PayPal
5 1 (0.81%) Facebook
5 1 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Samsung
London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 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