The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symfony
England / South West
Rank 129 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.070% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.29% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £313 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 729 697 755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.49% 24.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 460 489
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 51 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the South West

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +7 4 £313 - 1
Symfony
England

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 9 (90.00%) PHP
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Drupal
4 3 (30.00%) Zend
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Twig
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Laravel
5 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
6 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management

Symfony
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 5 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Redmine
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Sencha Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Laravel
3 2 (20.00%) Twig
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (10.00%) LAMP
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP 5
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (10.00%) Sencha