Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 6 months to 24 January 2019 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 488 520 477
Rank change year-on-year +32 -43 +100
Contract jobs citing Symfony 171 119 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.32% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 0.81% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 89 96
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -16.67% +30.00%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £294
90th Percentile £535 £443 £474
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £389
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.75% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,211 14,681 15,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.59% 28.28% 28.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,676 9,545 9,693
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.78% +4.80%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £480 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 223 264
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.04 £15.43 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.18 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in the UK excluding London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the UK excluding London

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the UK excluding London

Symfony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symfony in the UK excluding London

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 61 £450 +28.57% 29
North of England -2 36 £325 +4.00% 50
South West -6 31 £344 +5.77% 44
East of England +27 26 £425 +30.77% 20
North West +2 19 £350 +16.67% 31
Yorkshire -14 13 £313 -10.07% 15
Midlands -21 13 £313 -7.41% 34
West Midlands -13 8 £375 -11.76% 18
East Midlands +4 5 £250 -21.88% 16
North East - 4 £313 - 4
Scotland -7 2 £450 -2.70% 7
Wales -8 2 £318 +8.55% 7
Symfony
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Symfony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 159 (92.98%) PHP
2 99 (57.89%) HTML
3 98 (57.31%) CSS
4 91 (53.22%) JavaScript
5 60 (35.09%) MySQL
6 52 (30.41%) Laravel
7 51 (29.82%) Git (software)
8 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (26.32%) jQuery
10 34 (19.88%) HTML5
10 34 (19.88%) Docker
11 31 (18.13%) Zend
12 30 (17.54%) Web Development
12 30 (17.54%) SQL
12 30 (17.54%) AngularJS
13 28 (16.37%) CSS3
14 27 (15.79%) OO
15 26 (15.20%) Linux
15 26 (15.20%) Scrum
15 26 (15.20%) LAMP
15 26 (15.20%) MVC
15 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
16 25 (14.62%) TDD
17 23 (13.45%) Sass
18 22 (12.87%) NoSQL
19 21 (12.28%) Node.js
20 20 (11.70%) REST
20 20 (11.70%) Drupal
20 20 (11.70%) E-Commerce
21 18 (10.53%) JSON

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 20 (11.70%) Drupal
2 15 (8.77%) CMS
3 14 (8.19%) WordPress
4 5 (2.92%) Apache
5 3 (1.75%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Magento
2 4 (2.34%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) SaaS
3 6 (3.51%) GitHub
4 4 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.75%) npm
6 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) Extranet
1 2 (1.17%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) MySQL
2 22 (12.87%) NoSQL
3 16 (9.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.68%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.17%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.19%) PHPUnit
3 9 (5.26%) JIRA
4 5 (2.92%) gulp
5 4 (2.34%) GitLab
6 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.17%) Grunt
7 2 (1.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.17%) webpack
8 1 (0.58%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (7.02%) Marketing
2 9 (5.26%) Finance
3 8 (4.68%) Retail
4 6 (3.51%) Law
5 4 (2.34%) Legal
6 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (1.17%) Automotive
7 2 (1.17%) Electronics
7 2 (1.17%) Games
7 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.17%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (86.55%) Developer
2 107 (62.57%) PHP Developer
3 22 (12.87%) Backend Developer
4 19 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.19%) Lead Developer
5 14 (8.19%) Lead PHP Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Symfony Developer
7 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Node.js Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.51%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 4 (2.34%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.34%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (57.89%) HTML
2 98 (57.31%) CSS
3 52 (30.41%) Laravel
4 45 (26.32%) jQuery
5 34 (19.88%) HTML5
6 30 (17.54%) AngularJS
7 28 (16.37%) CSS3
8 26 (15.20%) LAMP
9 23 (13.45%) Sass
10 21 (12.28%) Node.js
11 20 (11.70%) REST
12 18 (10.53%) JSON
12 18 (10.53%) RESTful
13 16 (9.36%) SOAP
14 15 (8.77%) XML
15 13 (7.60%) Spring
16 11 (6.43%) Kafka
17 9 (5.26%) React
18 8 (4.68%) CakePHP
18 8 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.34%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.75%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.75%) NHS
3 3 (1.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.17%) New Media
4 2 (1.17%) W3C
5 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.20%) Linux
2 15 (8.77%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.54%) Web Development
3 27 (15.79%) OO
4 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
4 26 (15.20%) MVC
4 26 (15.20%) Scrum
5 25 (14.62%) TDD
6 20 (11.70%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.02%) OO PHP
7 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
7 12 (7.02%) Technical Debt
8 10 (5.85%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.26%) DevOps
9 9 (5.26%) OOP
9 9 (5.26%) Open Source
10 8 (4.68%) API Design
10 8 (4.68%) CRUD
11 7 (4.09%) Microservices
11 7 (4.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 159 (92.98%) PHP
2 91 (53.22%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.54%) SQL
4 15 (8.77%) Java
5 12 (7.02%) PHP 5
6 10 (5.85%) Java 8
6 10 (5.85%) PHP 7
7 4 (2.34%) C#
7 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 34 (19.88%) Docker
2 2 (1.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.17%) cPanel
2 2 (1.17%) Plesk
3 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.58%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.58%) Kibana
3 1 (0.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (18.13%) Zend
2 10 (5.85%) Google
3 4 (2.34%) Oracle
4 3 (1.75%) HP
4 3 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.17%) SAP
5 2 (1.17%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.58%) Facebook