The median contractor rate for a PHP Symfony Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 627 605
Rank change year-on-year +52 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 30 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.039% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.041% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 19
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £435 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £238 £275
% change year-on-year +31.57% -13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

PHP Symfony Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured PHP Symfony Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP Symfony Developer in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PHP Symfony Developer in the UK

PHP Symfony Developer
Top 22 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 3 months to 29 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
England +57 28 £375 +7.14% 20
London +27 9 £375 -6.25% 12
South East +20 5 £375 +7.14% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £375 +7.14% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £300 +26.31% 2
City of London 0 4 £375 +42.85% 1
West Midlands - 4 £440 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £440 -
Leicestershire - 3 £275 - 1
Yorkshire +19 2 £393 +65.26%
West Yorkshire +18 2 £393 +65.26%
Nottinghamshire +11 2 £459 +93.36%
Nottingham +8 2 £459 +93.36%
Leeds +8 2 £393 +65.26%
North West - 2 £294 - 1
South West -6 1 £313 -
Bristol - 1 £313 -
Coventry - 1 £250 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £288 -
Merseyside - 1 £288 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 62 (100.00%) PHP
1 62 (100.00%) Symfony
2 37 (59.68%) MySQL
3 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 28 (45.16%) Zend
5 26 (41.94%) MVC
6 25 (40.32%) HTML
7 20 (32.26%) CSS
8 19 (30.65%) AngularJS
9 18 (29.03%) Laravel
10 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
11 16 (25.81%) OO
11 16 (25.81%) TDD
12 15 (24.19%) Linux
12 15 (24.19%) LAMP
13 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
14 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (20.97%) Web Development
15 12 (19.35%) Release Management
15 12 (19.35%) RESTful
15 12 (19.35%) Apache
15 12 (19.35%) Node.js
16 11 (17.74%) Yii
16 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
16 11 (17.74%) Puppet
16 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
16 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
16 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (19.35%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) nginx
3 6 (9.68%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (59.68%) MySQL
2 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.97%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
5 10 (16.13%) CouchDB
5 10 (16.13%) Redis
5 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (16.13%) Mercurial
3 10 (16.13%) Subversion
4 3 (4.84%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 5 (8.06%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Law
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) Symfony
2 25 (40.32%) HTML
3 20 (32.26%) CSS
4 19 (30.65%) AngularJS
5 18 (29.03%) Laravel
6 15 (24.19%) LAMP
7 12 (19.35%) Node.js
7 12 (19.35%) RESTful
8 11 (17.74%) Yii
9 10 (16.13%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (16.13%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (16.13%) Memcached
10 6 (9.68%) jQuery
11 4 (6.45%) CSS3
11 4 (6.45%) HTML5
11 4 (6.45%) phpspec
12 3 (4.84%) Ajax
12 3 (4.84%) REST
13 2 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
13 2 (3.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.23%) Fintech
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) MVC
2 16 (25.81%) OO
2 16 (25.81%) TDD
3 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Web Development
4 12 (19.35%) Release Management
5 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
5 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) BDD
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (16.13%) Refactoring
6 10 (16.13%) Web Application Development
7 6 (9.68%) Microservices
8 5 (8.06%) OOP
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.84%) DevOps
10 3 (4.84%) OO PHP
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
11 2 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) PHP 7
4 2 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (17.74%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Zend
2 3 (4.84%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Facebook
3 1 (1.61%) Samsung
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day PHP, Symfony, Support Developer, MySQL
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday