Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 569 615 570
Rank change year-on-year +46 -45 +47
Contract jobs citing Symfony 345 272 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 212 255
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £299
90th Percentile £600 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +19.26% -10.00% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,987 32,733 32,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.85% 32.27% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,384 23,100 22,314
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 374 373
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.15 £14.36
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.84% +8.67% -

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in the UK

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the UK

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the UK

Symfony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symfony in the UK

Symfony
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 19 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
England +78 332 £400 +10.34% 261
UK excluding London +12 179 £403 +19.26% 195
London +63 158 £375 -4.76% 78
South East -7 67 £500 +25.00% 33
North of England -21 37 £340 -2.86% 65
South West -9 27 £400 +28.00% 35
East of England +12 26 £425 -5.56% 19
Yorkshire -13 22 £325 -6.47% 20
Midlands -27 16 £375 +20.00% 32
North West -24 11 £350 - 41
East Midlands -1 8 £488 +52.40% 15
West Midlands -25 8 £375 +30.43% 17
Wales -24 5 £410 +49.09% 1
North East - 4 £325 - 4
Scotland -19 1 - - 11

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Symfony.

1 336 (97.39%) PHP
2 199 (57.68%) JavaScript
3 159 (46.09%) HTML
4 149 (43.19%) CSS
5 126 (36.52%) Laravel
6 117 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (33.62%) MySQL
8 97 (28.12%) Web Development
9 86 (24.93%) jQuery
10 74 (21.45%) AngularJS
10 74 (21.45%) TDD
11 68 (19.71%) Git (software)
12 66 (19.13%) HTML5
12 66 (19.13%) Node.js
13 60 (17.39%) Docker
14 54 (15.65%) E-Commerce
15 51 (14.78%) Scrum
16 49 (14.20%) React
16 49 (14.20%) MVC
17 48 (13.91%) Microservices
18 47 (13.62%) CSS3
19 46 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
20 44 (12.75%) Drupal
20 44 (12.75%) WordPress
21 43 (12.46%) LAMP
22 41 (11.88%) Linux
23 40 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (10.72%) Zend
24 37 (10.72%) PHP 7
25 35 (10.14%) OOP

Symfony
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 44 (12.75%) Drupal
1 44 (12.75%) WordPress
2 34 (9.86%) CMS
3 11 (3.19%) Apache
4 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.87%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.29%) concrete5
7 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (5.22%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Odoo
3 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.38%) Serverless
3 21 (6.09%) Amazon SQS
3 21 (6.09%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (5.22%) GitHub
5 8 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.87%) npm
7 3 (0.87%) SaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) Extranet
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Broadband
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (33.62%) MySQL
2 31 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.58%) Redis
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.14%) PHPUnit
3 22 (6.38%) JIRA
4 11 (3.19%) gulp
5 9 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.03%) GitLab
7 6 (1.74%) Webistrano
8 4 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.16%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.16%) Xdebug
9 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.58%) Grunt
10 2 (0.58%) PhpStorm
10 2 (0.58%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.58%) WebStorm
11 1 (0.29%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.29%) git-flow
11 1 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.29%) Subversion
11 1 (0.29%) webpack
General
1 26 (7.54%) Marketing
2 16 (4.64%) Finance
3 14 (4.06%) Retail
4 9 (2.61%) Legal
4 9 (2.61%) Publishing
5 7 (2.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.45%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 310 (89.86%) Developer
2 212 (61.45%) PHP Developer
3 54 (15.65%) Web Developer
4 51 (14.78%) Symfony Developer
5 40 (11.59%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 37 (10.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 36 (10.43%) Senior Developer
8 29 (8.41%) Senior PHP Developer
9 28 (8.12%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Drupal Developer
10 26 (7.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (6.67%) AWS Developer
11 23 (6.67%) Backend Developer
11 23 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
12 19 (5.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 19 (5.51%) HTML Developer
12 19 (5.51%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.93%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (4.64%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (46.09%) HTML
2 149 (43.19%) CSS
3 126 (36.52%) Laravel
4 86 (24.93%) jQuery
5 74 (21.45%) AngularJS
6 66 (19.13%) HTML5
6 66 (19.13%) Node.js
7 49 (14.20%) React
8 47 (13.62%) CSS3
9 43 (12.46%) LAMP
10 33 (9.57%) Redux
11 30 (8.70%) RESTful
12 29 (8.41%) Sass
13 25 (7.25%) REST
14 23 (6.67%) JSON
15 21 (6.09%) Vue.js
16 20 (5.80%) XML
17 16 (4.64%) Handlebars
17 16 (4.64%) Twig
18 12 (3.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.67%) User Experience
2 11 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.32%) Fintech
4 8 (2.32%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.74%) Social Media
6 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.58%) New Media
7 2 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.29%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.29%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.88%) Linux
2 8 (2.32%) Unix
3 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.58%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (28.12%) Web Development
3 74 (21.45%) TDD
4 54 (15.65%) E-Commerce
5 51 (14.78%) Scrum
6 49 (14.20%) MVC
7 48 (13.91%) Microservices
8 40 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (10.14%) OOP
9 35 (10.14%) Software Engineering
10 33 (9.57%) OO
11 30 (8.70%) BDD
12 27 (7.83%) Front End Development
12 27 (7.83%) Kanban
13 26 (7.54%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.96%) API Design
15 23 (6.67%) DevOps
16 21 (6.09%) Unit Testing
17 19 (5.51%) Project Management
18 16 (4.64%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 336 (97.39%) PHP
2 199 (57.68%) JavaScript
3 37 (10.72%) PHP 7
4 29 (8.41%) SQL
5 26 (7.54%) PHP 5
6 18 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 10 (2.90%) Java
7 10 (2.90%) Python
8 5 (1.45%) C#
9 4 (1.16%) C++
9 4 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.58%) ES6
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (2.03%) Degree
2 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 60 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.74%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) cPanel
4 2 (0.58%) Plesk
4 2 (0.58%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.29%) Kibana
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (10.72%) Zend
2 10 (2.90%) Google
3 5 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.87%) SAP
4 3 (0.87%) WooCommerce
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe
5 1 (0.29%) Facebook
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle
5 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com