The median contractor rate for a PHP Symfony Developer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 617 617
Rank change year-on-year +63 0  
Contract jobs requiring a PHP Symfony Developer 53 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.064% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 20
Median daily rate £415 £339 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £313 £268
% change year-on-year +34.40% +16.82%  
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 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +51 48 £425 +25.00% 16
South East +51 27 £425 +21.42% 5
Oxfordshire +20 25 £413 +17.85% 1
West Midlands +30 9 £200 -42.85% 1
Berkshire +27 9 £450 +44.00%
East of England 0 6 £450 +100.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £450 - 2
London -12 5 £390 -2.50% 8
Warwickshire - 5 £200 - 1
Oxford - 5 £401 -
Leamington Spa - 5 £200 - 1
East Midlands -6 4 £300 +26.31%
Birmingham - 4 £394 -
Scotland - 4 £250 -
Edinburgh - 4 £250 -
Nottingham +1 3 £300 +26.31%
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £300 +26.31%
Thame - 3 £413 -
Leeds +24 2 £275 +15.78%
Yorkshire +23 2 £275 -18.51%
West Yorkshire +18 2 £275 +15.78%
Wales -5 1 £365 +21.66%
South Wales -7 1 £365 +21.66%
City of London -7 1 £400 - 4
Ascot - 1 £310 -
Bracknell - 1 £325 -
Hayes - 1 £390 -
Leicestershire - 1 £275 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 80 (100.00%) PHP
1 80 (100.00%) Symfony
2 54 (67.50%) MySQL
3 50 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 45 (56.25%) HTML
5 43 (53.75%) CSS
6 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
6 31 (38.75%) AngularJS
7 26 (32.50%) jQuery
8 23 (28.75%) OO
8 23 (28.75%) Laravel
9 22 (27.50%) MVC
9 22 (27.50%) TDD
10 20 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 19 (23.75%) Linux
12 18 (22.50%) Zend
12 18 (22.50%) RESTful
13 16 (20.00%) PHPUnit
13 16 (20.00%) Web Development
13 16 (20.00%) Subversion
14 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.50%) nginx
16 13 (16.25%) Ansible
17 12 (15.00%) Sass
17 12 (15.00%) BDD
18 11 (13.75%) OO PHP
18 11 (13.75%) Drupal
19 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (12.50%) Apache
19 10 (12.50%) LAMP

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 14 (17.50%) nginx
2 11 (13.75%) Drupal
3 10 (12.50%) Apache
4 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.50%) WordPress
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (67.50%) MySQL
2 20 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (11.25%) Redis
4 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 16 (20.00%) Subversion
3 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 7 (8.75%) Vagrant
6 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.25%) git-flow
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Digital Economy
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) Symfony
2 45 (56.25%) HTML
3 43 (53.75%) CSS
4 31 (38.75%) AngularJS
5 26 (32.50%) jQuery
6 23 (28.75%) Laravel
7 18 (22.50%) RESTful
8 12 (15.00%) Sass
9 10 (12.50%) LAMP
10 9 (11.25%) Node.js
11 8 (10.00%) CSS3
11 8 (10.00%) Doctrine
11 8 (10.00%) HTML5
11 8 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
11 8 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
11 8 (10.00%) Memcached
11 8 (10.00%) Yii
12 7 (8.75%) LESS
12 7 (8.75%) Twig
13 3 (3.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) OO
2 22 (27.50%) MVC
2 22 (27.50%) TDD
3 16 (20.00%) Web Development
4 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.00%) BDD
6 11 (13.75%) OO PHP
7 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.50%) Release Management
8 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 8 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.75%) OOP
10 4 (5.00%) DevOps
10 4 (5.00%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.75%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.75%) Scrum
12 2 (2.50%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) PHP
2 50 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.25%) PHP 5
3 9 (11.25%) PHP 7
4 8 (10.00%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.75%) Python
7 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Java
8 1 (1.25%) PHP 4
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) Ansible
2 9 (11.25%) Puppet
3 8 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Zend
2 3 (3.75%) Facebook
2 3 (3.75%) Google
3 1 (1.25%) Demandware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago