Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a PHP Symfony Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

PHP Symfony Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 825 842
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -53
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 63 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.070% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.074% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 52
UK median daily rate £400 £370 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +7.64% -1.79%
10th Percentile £264 £286 £214
90th Percentile £469 £481 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.25% +18.52% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

PHP Symfony Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PHP Symfony Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PHP Symfony Developer in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP Symfony Developer in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Symfony Developer in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP Symfony Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
England 0 57 £400 +6.67% 12
UK excluding London +29 37 £413 +3.25% 8
London -38 26 £388 +6.16% 6
South East +6 13 £450 +28.57% 1
North of England +73 12 £350 +1.82% 2
North West - 9 £350 - 1
Scotland - 6 £525 - 1
Midlands +18 5 £288 -38.17%
West Midlands +29 4 £281 -39.52%
Yorkshire +17 3 £275 -20.00% 1
East of England - 3 £450 - 1
South West +6 1 - - 2
East Midlands -11 1 £300 -35.48%

PHP Symfony Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, PHP Symfony Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring PHP Symfony Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) PHP
1 63 (100.00%) Symfony
2 33 (52.38%) HTML
2 33 (52.38%) CSS
3 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
3 32 (50.79%) MySQL
4 20 (31.75%) MVC
4 20 (31.75%) TDD
4 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
4 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
5 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.40%) Laravel
7 15 (23.81%) BDD
8 14 (22.22%) RESTful
9 13 (20.63%) HTML5
9 13 (20.63%) CSS3
9 13 (20.63%) jQuery
10 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
10 12 (19.05%) Sass
11 10 (15.87%) PHPUnit
11 10 (15.87%) Zend
11 10 (15.87%) Drupal
11 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (15.87%) Linux
12 9 (14.29%) CMS
12 9 (14.29%) JSON
12 9 (14.29%) nginx
13 8 (12.70%) Marketing
13 8 (12.70%) Finance
13 8 (12.70%) SQL

PHP Symfony Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (15.87%) Drupal
2 9 (14.29%) CMS
2 9 (14.29%) nginx
3 4 (6.35%) WordPress
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.59%) eZ Publish
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) MySQL
2 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.76%) Codeception
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Xdebug
6 1 (1.59%) NUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
1 8 (12.70%) Marketing
2 6 (9.52%) Publishing
3 5 (7.94%) Electronics
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) Symfony
2 33 (52.38%) CSS
2 33 (52.38%) HTML
3 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
4 16 (25.40%) Laravel
5 14 (22.22%) RESTful
6 13 (20.63%) CSS3
6 13 (20.63%) HTML5
6 13 (20.63%) jQuery
7 12 (19.05%) Sass
8 9 (14.29%) JSON
9 7 (11.11%) LAMP
10 6 (9.52%) Doctrine
10 6 (9.52%) Twig
10 6 (9.52%) Web Services
11 5 (7.94%) Google Maps API
11 5 (7.94%) Open Graph
11 5 (7.94%) XML
12 3 (4.76%) LESS
12 3 (4.76%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) CentOS
2 1 (1.59%) Fedora
2 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) MVC
1 20 (31.75%) TDD
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) BDD
4 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.52%) OO
5 6 (9.52%) OO PHP
6 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
6 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Web Design
7 4 (6.35%) API Development
8 3 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
9 2 (3.17%) OOP
9 2 (3.17%) SDLC
9 2 (3.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (50.79%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.70%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) PHP 5
5 5 (7.94%) PHP 7
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) Go
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Java
7 1 (1.59%) PHP 4
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
1 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Zend
2 7 (11.11%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) Facebook
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) Twitter
4 2 (3.17%) New Relic
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) Capita