Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 587 657 538
Rank change year-on-year +70 -119 +138
Contract jobs citing Symfony 287 223 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 0.69% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 166 220
UK median daily rate £400 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -7.05% +11.43%
10th Percentile £286 £279 £300
90th Percentile £575 £477 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £398
% change year-on-year +18.52% -15.09% +24.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 33,501 32,129 29,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.77% 31.90% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,574 22,883 20,616
UK median daily rate £485 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +8.82% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 338 336
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £17.80 £18.18 £15.38
90th Percentile £60.10 £53.25 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.92 £41.56 £38.63
% change year-on-year +0.88% +7.59% -0.32%

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 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 2019. 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 +63 281 £400 +10.34% 289
UK excluding London +33 156 £400 +18.52% 198
London +34 129 £400 +4.92% 105
South East +11 60 £450 +28.57% 27
North of England -19 31 £338 +12.50% 47
South West -18 26 £325 - 34
East of England +26 23 £413 +31.89% 31
North West -16 19 £350 +16.67% 26
Midlands -19 12 £250 -35.48% 47
Yorkshire -12 9 £319 -8.27% 19
West Midlands -24 7 £288 -32.35% 20
East Midlands +7 5 £250 -26.47% 26
North East - 3 £300 - 2
Scotland +2 2 £450 +33.33% 4
Wales -1 2 £318 +5.83% 10

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 273 (95.12%) PHP
2 147 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 143 (49.83%) HTML
4 133 (46.34%) CSS
5 103 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (34.49%) MySQL
7 97 (33.80%) Git (software)
8 79 (27.53%) Laravel
8 79 (27.53%) TDD
9 69 (24.04%) jQuery
10 65 (22.65%) Docker
11 59 (20.56%) Web Development
12 57 (19.86%) Node.js
13 55 (19.16%) AngularJS
14 53 (18.47%) Linux
15 52 (18.12%) Scrum
16 48 (16.72%) HTML5
17 43 (14.98%) Microservices
18 42 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
19 40 (13.94%) REST
19 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
19 40 (13.94%) MVC
20 38 (13.24%) Zend
21 37 (12.89%) Drupal
21 37 (12.89%) OO
21 37 (12.89%) RESTful
22 36 (12.54%) React
22 36 (12.54%) OOP
23 35 (12.20%) SQL
23 35 (12.20%) NoSQL

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 37 (12.89%) Drupal
2 32 (11.15%) CMS
3 29 (10.10%) WordPress
4 9 (3.14%) Apache
5 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.05%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.35%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Magento
2 4 (1.39%) CiviCRM
3 3 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.18%) Amazon SQS
3 11 (3.83%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (3.83%) Serverless
4 7 (2.44%) GitHub
4 7 (2.44%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) SNMP
2 3 (1.05%) Firewall
2 3 (1.05%) IMAP
2 3 (1.05%) SMTP
2 3 (1.05%) SSH
3 2 (0.70%) Extranet
3 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (34.49%) MySQL
2 35 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (2.79%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
9 3 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.70%) Redis
11 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 97 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.71%) PHPUnit
3 23 (8.01%) JIRA
4 21 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.44%) GitLab
6 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.39%) gulp
6 4 (1.39%) PhpStorm
6 4 (1.39%) webpack
7 3 (1.05%) Grunt
7 3 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.05%) Webistrano
8 2 (0.70%) Selenium
8 2 (0.70%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.70%) WebStorm
8 2 (0.70%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.35%) Codeception
9 1 (0.35%) git-flow
9 1 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
General
1 20 (6.97%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Marketing
3 12 (4.18%) Publishing
4 8 (2.79%) Legal
4 8 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
5 5 (1.74%) Law
6 4 (1.39%) Games
7 3 (1.05%) Banking
8 2 (0.70%) Digital Economy
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 263 (91.64%) Developer
2 178 (62.02%) PHP Developer
3 43 (14.98%) Symfony Developer
4 31 (10.80%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 31 (10.80%) Senior Developer
4 31 (10.80%) Web Developer
5 30 (10.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 29 (10.10%) Backend Developer
7 26 (9.06%) Senior PHP Developer
8 19 (6.62%) Java Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Lead Developer
9 16 (5.57%) Lead PHP Developer
10 15 (5.23%) Drupal Developer
10 15 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (4.18%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.83%) AWS Developer
12 11 (3.83%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (49.83%) HTML
2 133 (46.34%) CSS
3 79 (27.53%) Laravel
4 69 (24.04%) jQuery
5 57 (19.86%) Node.js
6 55 (19.16%) AngularJS
7 48 (16.72%) HTML5
8 40 (13.94%) REST
9 37 (12.89%) RESTful
10 36 (12.54%) React
11 33 (11.50%) LAMP
12 31 (10.80%) CSS3
13 26 (9.06%) Redux
13 26 (9.06%) SOAP
14 21 (7.32%) JSON
15 20 (6.97%) Sass
16 19 (6.62%) XML
17 16 (5.57%) Vue.js
18 15 (5.23%) Spring
19 12 (4.18%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.23%) User Experience
2 14 (4.88%) Fintech
3 11 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.44%) Social Media
7 4 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.05%) NHS
8 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.70%) New Media
9 2 (0.70%) W3C
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.47%) Linux
2 20 (6.97%) Unix
3 4 (1.39%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (27.53%) TDD
3 59 (20.56%) Web Development
4 52 (18.12%) Scrum
5 43 (14.98%) Microservices
6 42 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (13.94%) E-Commerce
7 40 (13.94%) MVC
8 37 (12.89%) OO
9 36 (12.54%) OOP
10 28 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 24 (8.36%) API Design
13 23 (8.01%) BDD
14 20 (6.97%) Kanban
15 18 (6.27%) Front End Development
15 18 (6.27%) OO PHP
16 15 (5.23%) SOLID
17 14 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 273 (95.12%) PHP
2 147 (51.22%) JavaScript
3 35 (12.20%) SQL
4 34 (11.85%) Java
5 29 (10.10%) PHP 5
6 25 (8.71%) PHP 7
7 15 (5.23%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.53%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.83%) Java 8
10 8 (2.79%) C#
11 4 (1.39%) C++
11 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.05%) Python
13 2 (0.70%) ES6
14 1 (0.35%) C
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (3.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.14%) Degree
2 9 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 65 (22.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.05%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (2.09%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.05%) Ansible
2 3 (1.05%) Capistrano
2 3 (1.05%) Terraform
3 2 (0.70%) cPanel
3 2 (0.70%) Plesk
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
4 1 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (13.24%) Zend
2 6 (2.09%) Google
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle
4 3 (1.05%) HP
4 3 (1.05%) WooCommerce
5 2 (0.70%) SAP
6 1 (0.35%) Facebook
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.35%) Splunk