Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 484 469 498
Rank change year-on-year -15 +29 +72
Contract jobs citing Symfony 173 167 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.32% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.11% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 134 113
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.00% +24.90%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £282
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
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 17,233 15,020 16,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.39% 28.36% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,360 9,728 10,587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £270
90th Percentile £575 £545 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 268 308
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.13 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +12.67% -2.67%
10th Percentile £15.44 £17.42 £13.50
90th Percentile £55.60 £52.88 £49.46
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% 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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 2018. 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 +4 63 £500 +25.00% 32
North of England -29 37 £340 -2.86% 67
East of England +17 26 £425 -5.56% 18
South West -10 25 £400 +23.08% 31
Yorkshire -12 23 £333 -4.32% 20
Midlands -19 15 £388 +24.00% 35
North West -26 11 £350 - 40
East Midlands +11 8 £495 +54.69% 15
West Midlands -29 7 £375 +27.66% 20
Wales -20 5 £410 +49.09% 2
North East - 3 £325 - 7
Scotland -23 2 £325 -36.59% 10
Symfony
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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.

1 166 (95.95%) PHP
2 100 (57.80%) JavaScript
3 86 (49.71%) HTML
4 84 (48.55%) CSS
5 64 (36.99%) Laravel
6 53 (30.64%) Web Development
7 50 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (26.59%) jQuery
8 46 (26.59%) AngularJS
9 42 (24.28%) MySQL
10 39 (22.54%) HTML5
11 37 (21.39%) CSS3
12 31 (17.92%) LAMP
13 29 (16.76%) MVC
14 28 (16.18%) Git (software)
15 27 (15.61%) Sass
16 26 (15.03%) Drupal
16 26 (15.03%) Zend
17 25 (14.45%) OO
17 25 (14.45%) Mentoring
18 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
19 20 (11.56%) Scrum
19 20 (11.56%) React
20 19 (10.98%) Docker
20 19 (10.98%) PHPUnit
21 16 (9.25%) Software Engineering
21 16 (9.25%) Linux
22 15 (8.67%) TDD
22 15 (8.67%) Marketing
22 15 (8.67%) REST

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 26 (15.03%) Drupal
2 13 (7.51%) WordPress
3 10 (5.78%) CMS
4 7 (4.05%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.58%) concrete5
5 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.62%) GitHub
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.73%) npm
5 2 (1.16%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) Broadband
2 1 (0.58%) Extranet
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.28%) MySQL
2 13 (7.51%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.58%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.58%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.98%) PHPUnit
3 10 (5.78%) gulp
4 4 (2.31%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.58%) GitLab
7 1 (0.58%) Grunt
7 1 (0.58%) webpack
7 1 (0.58%) Xdebug
General
1 15 (8.67%) Marketing
2 7 (4.05%) Retail
3 5 (2.89%) Finance
4 4 (2.31%) Legal
4 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Automotive
5 2 (1.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.16%) Law
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 145 (83.82%) Developer
2 101 (58.38%) PHP Developer
3 32 (18.50%) Web Developer
4 18 (10.40%) Drupal Developer
4 18 (10.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (8.09%) Symfony Developer
6 11 (6.36%) Backend Developer
6 11 (6.36%) PHP Web Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Lead PHP Developer
8 9 (5.20%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (5.20%) HTML Developer
9 8 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.62%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior PHP Developer
11 6 (3.47%) JavaScript Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (49.71%) HTML
2 84 (48.55%) CSS
3 64 (36.99%) Laravel
4 46 (26.59%) AngularJS
4 46 (26.59%) jQuery
5 39 (22.54%) HTML5
6 37 (21.39%) CSS3
7 31 (17.92%) LAMP
8 27 (15.61%) Sass
9 20 (11.56%) React
10 15 (8.67%) REST
10 15 (8.67%) Twig
11 14 (8.09%) Handlebars
11 14 (8.09%) JSON
11 14 (8.09%) Node.js
12 13 (7.51%) XML
13 11 (6.36%) SOAP
13 11 (6.36%) Vue.js
14 10 (5.78%) CakePHP
14 10 (5.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.47%) User Experience
4 5 (2.89%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) New Media
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.16%) Unix
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.64%) Web Development
2 50 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.76%) MVC
4 25 (14.45%) Mentoring
4 25 (14.45%) OO
5 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
6 20 (11.56%) Scrum
7 16 (9.25%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.67%) DevOps
8 15 (8.67%) TDD
9 12 (6.94%) OO PHP
9 12 (6.94%) OOP
10 11 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.78%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.78%) Content Management
11 10 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.78%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.78%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.20%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.20%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 166 (95.95%) PHP
2 100 (57.80%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.09%) SQL
4 7 (4.05%) Python
5 5 (2.89%) PHP 5
5 5 (2.89%) PHP 7
6 4 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.16%) Java
7 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.58%) C
8 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (3.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) cPanel
2 1 (0.58%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Plesk
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) Zend
2 9 (5.20%) Google
3 4 (2.31%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.16%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.58%) Facebook
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle