The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 251 264
Rank change year-on-year +70 +13  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 58 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.77% 0.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 11 10
Median daily rate £402 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.78% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £316
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2097 2384 2373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.45% 26.72% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1528 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the South East

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the South East

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oxfordshire +32 44 £401 +14.57% 2
Berkshire +34 14 £409 +30.80% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £450 - 2
East Sussex +5 5 £275 -31.25% 3
Hampshire +13 2 £363 +7.80% 5
Kent -1 2 £300 -4.76%
Surrey -3 1 £375 +7.14% 4
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 72 (98.63%) PHP
2 54 (73.97%) MySQL
3 47 (64.38%) AngularJS
4 42 (57.53%) HTML
5 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
5 39 (53.42%) Laravel
6 37 (50.68%) CSS
7 35 (47.95%) Git (software)
8 29 (39.73%) MVC
9 24 (32.88%) jQuery
10 21 (28.77%) TDD
10 21 (28.77%) Zend
10 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
11 20 (27.40%) Web Development
11 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (24.66%) Subversion
12 18 (24.66%) LAMP
12 18 (24.66%) OO
12 18 (24.66%) Node.js
13 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
14 13 (17.81%) RESTful
14 13 (17.81%) Redis
14 13 (17.81%) Linux
14 13 (17.81%) Drupal
15 12 (16.44%) BDD
15 12 (16.44%) Yii
16 11 (15.07%) Puppet
16 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
17 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (13.70%) Apache

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (17.81%) Drupal
2 10 (13.70%) Apache
3 9 (12.33%) nginx
4 3 (4.11%) WordPress
5 1 (1.37%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (73.97%) MySQL
2 21 (28.77%) MongoDB
3 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
4 13 (17.81%) Redis
5 11 (15.07%) Relational Database
6 9 (12.33%) CouchDB
6 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.48%) MariaDB
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (47.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.66%) Subversion
3 9 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.33%) Mercurial
4 8 (10.96%) PHPUnit
5 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.37%) git-flow
6 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.37%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) Mockito
6 1 (1.37%) Protractor
6 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 1 (1.37%) Finance
1 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (100.00%) Developer
2 60 (82.19%) PHP Developer
3 33 (45.21%) Symfony Developer
4 31 (42.47%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Drupal Developer
6 8 (10.96%) PHP Zend Developer
7 7 (9.59%) PHP Web Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.22%) MySQL Developer
8 6 (8.22%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 6 (8.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Agile Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Angular Developer
9 5 (6.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (5.48%) LAMP Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Mobile Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Mobile Web Developer
10 4 (5.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (64.38%) AngularJS
2 42 (57.53%) HTML
3 39 (53.42%) Laravel
4 37 (50.68%) CSS
5 24 (32.88%) jQuery
6 18 (24.66%) LAMP
6 18 (24.66%) Node.js
7 13 (17.81%) RESTful
8 12 (16.44%) Yii
9 9 (12.33%) HTML5
9 9 (12.33%) LAPP Stack
9 9 (12.33%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (12.33%) Memcached
10 8 (10.96%) Doctrine
10 8 (10.96%) LESS
10 8 (10.96%) Sass
11 7 (9.59%) CSS3
12 6 (8.22%) Angular 2
13 5 (6.85%) React
14 3 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) MVC
2 21 (28.77%) TDD
3 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) Web Development
4 18 (24.66%) OO
5 12 (16.44%) BDD
6 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.33%) Refactoring
7 9 (12.33%) Release Management
7 9 (12.33%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.96%) OO PHP
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 5 (6.85%) Front End Development
11 4 (5.48%) Mobile Development
12 3 (4.11%) OOP
12 3 (4.11%) SDLC
13 2 (2.74%) Pair Programming
13 2 (2.74%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) PHP
2 39 (53.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.33%) PHP 5
3 9 (12.33%) PHP 7
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
4 5 (6.85%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) Scala
6 1 (1.37%) ES6
6 1 (1.37%) Groovy
6 1 (1.37%) Perl
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Puppet
2 9 (12.33%) Ansible
2 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Zend
2 1 (1.37%) VMware