Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Symfony skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symfony over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 149 157
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Symfony 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Manchester median daily rate £300 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £263 £291 £253
90th Percentile £378 £346 £304
North West median daily rate £300 £325 £263
% change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Symfony is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,042 1,031 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.55% 32.88% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 707 616
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.16% +12.31%
10th Percentile £291 £288 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £29.53 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.26% -6.27% +8.39%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.95 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £46.85 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.82
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.58% +16.37%

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in Manchester

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Zend
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (20.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (10.00%) Redis
6 1 (10.00%) Behat
6 1 (10.00%) Gearman
6 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Symfony Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 3 (30.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (10.00%) Behat
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) Gearman
4 1 (10.00%) phpspec
4 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) GraphQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (20.00%) Zend