The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £313 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.25% +22.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £309
% change year-on-year +15.38% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 890 964 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.22% 25.40% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 678 528
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the North West

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the North West 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
Merseyside -1 4 £300 - 2
Manchester +13 2 £330 -20.00% 7
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 North West region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (68.75%) Drupal
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) Laravel
3 9 (56.25%) MySQL
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Zend
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) Magento
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (12.50%) Web Development
9 1 (6.25%) Release Management
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 1 (6.25%) Docker
9 1 (6.25%) GitHub
9 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (6.25%) Akka

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (68.75%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) SilverStripe
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Drupal Developer
3 8 (50.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Symfony Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Magento Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) OO PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Laravel
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (6.25%) Akka
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) spray
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Secure Coding
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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