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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 502 491
Rank change year-on-year +86 -11  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 176 151 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.00% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 125 118
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +17.30% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.80 -

Symfony is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Symfony as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 25 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 +71 169 £375 - 149
South East +78 58 £402 +14.78% 18
Oxfordshire +31 44 £401 +14.57% 2
London -27 40 £375 -6.25% 41
Yorkshire +33 31 £400 +18.51% 23
West Yorkshire +48 30 £400 +25.00% 17
Leeds +41 26 £413 +28.90% 14
Berkshire +30 14 £409 +30.80% 1
East Midlands +2 14 £300 +26.31% 16
Oxford - 14 £401 -
West Midlands +34 13 £288 -17.85% 16
City of London +7 13 £325 -16.12% 10
South West -4 8 £306 -7.89% 12
Nottinghamshire +1 7 £300 +26.31% 10
East of England -7 7 £450 +100.00% 8
Buckinghamshire - 7 £450 - 2
Birmingham - 7 £394 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 7 £300 -
Nottingham +6 6 £300 +26.31% 9
Scotland +44 5 £250 -23.07% 5
North West +26 5 £300 -18.64% 14
Edinburgh +16 5 £250 -23.07% 3
Warwickshire +14 5 £200 -27.27% 6
East Sussex +6 5 £275 -31.25% 3
Leamington Spa +3 5 £200 -27.27% 2
Dorset +9 4 £338 -22.85% 4
Poole +8 4 £338 -37.78%
Merseyside +2 4 £300 - 2
Liverpool 0 4 £300 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symfony also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Symfony.

1 303 (98.06%) PHP
2 178 (57.61%) JavaScript
3 148 (47.90%) MySQL
4 146 (47.25%) HTML
5 130 (42.07%) CSS
6 120 (38.83%) Laravel
7 104 (33.66%) MVC
8 90 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (28.48%) Git (software)
10 84 (27.18%) AngularJS
11 76 (24.60%) Zend
12 74 (23.95%) jQuery
13 64 (20.71%) Drupal
14 61 (19.74%) Linux
15 58 (18.77%) TDD
15 58 (18.77%) RESTful
16 57 (18.45%) Python
17 52 (16.83%) MongoDB
18 51 (16.50%) LAMP
19 50 (16.18%) OO
20 48 (15.53%) Node.js
21 46 (14.89%) HTML5
22 43 (13.92%) SQL
23 37 (11.97%) Java
23 37 (11.97%) Apache
23 37 (11.97%) PHPUnit
24 35 (11.33%) OO PHP
25 33 (10.68%) NoSQL
26 32 (10.36%) CSS3
26 32 (10.36%) Web Development

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 64 (20.71%) Drupal
2 37 (11.97%) Apache
3 24 (7.77%) nginx
4 16 (5.18%) WordPress
5 11 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.65%) SilverStripe
8 1 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.21%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (1.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.94%) GitHub
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.27%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (47.90%) MySQL
2 52 (16.83%) MongoDB
3 33 (10.68%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.80%) Redis
5 20 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.24%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.62%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.29%) DB2
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 88 (28.48%) Git (software)
2 37 (11.97%) PHPUnit
3 21 (6.80%) Subversion
4 13 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 13 (4.21%) Vagrant
5 11 (3.56%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.27%) gulp
7 6 (1.94%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.97%) git-flow
8 3 (0.97%) Grunt
9 2 (0.65%) JIRA
9 2 (0.65%) Mockito
9 2 (0.65%) Selenium
9 2 (0.65%) webpack
10 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.32%) Hudson
10 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.32%) Protractor
10 1 (0.32%) Redmine
10 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (5.83%) Marketing
2 13 (4.21%) Retail
3 9 (2.91%) Finance
4 5 (1.62%) Games
4 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.29%) Digital Economy
5 4 (1.29%) Publishing
6 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 292 (94.50%) Developer
2 235 (76.05%) PHP Developer
3 84 (27.18%) Symfony Developer
4 80 (25.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 46 (14.89%) Drupal Developer
6 23 (7.44%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.12%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (5.83%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 18 (5.83%) Senior PHP Developer
9 17 (5.50%) MySQL Developer
9 17 (5.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 15 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (4.21%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 13 (4.21%) PHP Zend Developer
12 12 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.56%) LAMP Developer
13 11 (3.56%) PHP Web Developer
14 9 (2.91%) PHP Software Engineer
14 9 (2.91%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (47.25%) HTML
2 130 (42.07%) CSS
3 120 (38.83%) Laravel
4 84 (27.18%) AngularJS
5 74 (23.95%) jQuery
6 58 (18.77%) RESTful
7 51 (16.50%) LAMP
8 48 (15.53%) Node.js
9 46 (14.89%) HTML5
10 32 (10.36%) CSS3
11 25 (8.09%) Sass
12 22 (7.12%) React
13 18 (5.83%) CodeIgniter
14 17 (5.50%) LEMP Stack
15 14 (4.53%) Ajax
15 14 (4.53%) Doctrine
15 14 (4.53%) REST
16 12 (3.88%) LESS
16 12 (3.88%) Yii
17 11 (3.56%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.24%) NHS
3 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.27%) User Experience
4 6 (1.94%) Fintech
5 5 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.97%) Social Media
8 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.65%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.32%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.74%) Linux
2 1 (0.32%) Android
2 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.66%) MVC
2 90 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (18.77%) TDD
4 50 (16.18%) OO
5 35 (11.33%) OO PHP
6 32 (10.36%) Web Development
7 29 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 26 (8.41%) BDD
9 25 (8.09%) OOP
10 21 (6.80%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.80%) Unit Testing
11 20 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.85%) Test Automation
13 14 (4.53%) Configuration Management
13 14 (4.53%) Release Management
14 13 (4.21%) DevOps
14 13 (4.21%) Regression Testing
15 12 (3.88%) Scrum
16 11 (3.56%) Front End Development
16 11 (3.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (98.06%) PHP
2 178 (57.61%) JavaScript
3 57 (18.45%) Python
4 43 (13.92%) SQL
5 37 (11.97%) Java
6 15 (4.85%) PHP 5
7 13 (4.21%) PHP 7
7 13 (4.21%) Scala
8 8 (2.59%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.59%) Groovy
8 8 (2.59%) Ruby
9 6 (1.94%) ECMAScript
10 5 (1.62%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.97%) ES6
12 2 (0.65%) C#
12 2 (0.65%) PHP 4
13 1 (0.32%) C
13 1 (0.32%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (2.59%) Degree
2 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 25 (8.09%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (5.83%) Puppet
2 15 (4.85%) Ansible
3 12 (3.88%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (24.60%) Zend
2 5 (1.62%) Demandware
2 5 (1.62%) Oracle
2 5 (1.62%) VMware
3 4 (1.29%) Google
3 4 (1.29%) IBM
4 3 (0.97%) Facebook
4 3 (0.97%) Panasonic
5 2 (0.65%) PayPal
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.32%) Sencha
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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