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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symfony
UK
Rank 468 525 498
Rank change year-on-year +57 -27  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 131 103 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.70% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 83 96
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the UK

Symfony
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 +61 128 £375 -6.25% 137
London -1 48 £375 -6.25% 50
Yorkshire +43 38 £410 +2.50% 19
Leeds +38 37 £410 +2.50% 13
West Yorkshire +37 37 £410 +2.50% 14
South East +16 15 £375 +7.14% 16
City of London +16 14 £350 -12.50% 9
Oxfordshire -2 12 £325 -7.14% 4
North West +27 10 £325 +5.69% 16
West Midlands +21 8 £400 - 9
Liverpool +5 7 £306 -0.40% 1
Merseyside +3 7 £306 -0.40% 1
Bristol +7 4 £313 - 1
Birmingham +5 4 £440 - 5
South West +4 4 £313 - 3
East Midlands -5 3 £300 -14.28% 16
Manchester - 3 £325 - 9
Oxford - 3 £325 -
Surrey +14 2 £375 - 1
East of England -3 2 £210 -23.63% 5
Leicestershire -8 2 £288 -17.85% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £210 - 2
Coventry - 2 £295 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £438 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £210 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £438 - 5
Nottingham - 1 £440 - 6
Peterborough - 1 - -

Symfony
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 264 (97.78%) PHP
2 131 (48.52%) JavaScript
3 124 (45.93%) MySQL
4 115 (42.59%) MVC
5 105 (38.89%) HTML
6 95 (35.19%) CSS
7 94 (34.81%) Laravel
8 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (29.63%) Zend
10 74 (27.41%) Git (software)
11 57 (21.11%) Drupal
12 52 (19.26%) Linux
13 48 (17.78%) AngularJS
14 47 (17.41%) RESTful
15 45 (16.67%) jQuery
16 44 (16.30%) OO
17 43 (15.93%) MongoDB
18 42 (15.56%) Python
19 41 (15.19%) TDD
19 41 (15.19%) Node.js
20 40 (14.81%) Web Development
21 39 (14.44%) HTML5
22 38 (14.07%) LAMP
23 36 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (13.33%) NoSQL
24 34 (12.59%) Java
25 33 (12.22%) E-Commerce
26 31 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
27 29 (10.74%) Redis
28 27 (10.00%) Apache

Symfony
Top Related 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 57 (21.11%) Drupal
2 27 (10.00%) Apache
3 22 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.19%) CMS
5 13 (4.81%) nginx
6 10 (3.70%) WordPress
7 7 (2.59%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.37%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.96%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.33%) GitHub
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) LDAP
2 2 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (45.93%) MySQL
2 43 (15.93%) MongoDB
3 36 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (10.74%) Redis
6 26 (9.63%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.81%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.74%) DB2
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.63%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.26%) PHPUnit
4 18 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 17 (6.30%) Subversion
6 8 (2.96%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.48%) Mockito
8 3 (1.11%) Grunt
8 3 (1.11%) gulp
8 3 (1.11%) Selenium
9 2 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.74%) JIRA
9 2 (0.74%) JMeter
9 2 (0.74%) TestNG
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.37%) Hudson
10 1 (0.37%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.37%) Redmine
10 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 10 (3.70%) Finance
2 8 (2.96%) Marketing
3 7 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Games
5 4 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 250 (92.59%) Developer
2 183 (67.78%) PHP Developer
3 65 (24.07%) Symfony Developer
4 59 (21.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 38 (14.07%) Senior Developer
6 37 (13.70%) Drupal Developer
7 22 (8.15%) Senior PHP Developer
8 18 (6.67%) PHP Zend Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (4.81%) MySQL Developer
9 13 (4.81%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 12 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 9 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) PHP Drupal Developer
13 7 (2.59%) PHP Software Engineer
13 7 (2.59%) Web Developer
14 6 (2.22%) PHP Web Developer
14 6 (2.22%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (38.89%) HTML
2 95 (35.19%) CSS
3 94 (34.81%) Laravel
4 48 (17.78%) AngularJS
5 47 (17.41%) RESTful
6 45 (16.67%) jQuery
7 41 (15.19%) Node.js
8 39 (14.44%) HTML5
9 38 (14.07%) LAMP
10 26 (9.63%) CodeIgniter
11 24 (8.89%) CSS3
12 19 (7.04%) React
13 18 (6.67%) REST
14 15 (5.56%) Yii
15 14 (5.19%) CakePHP
15 14 (5.19%) LAPP Stack
15 14 (5.19%) XML
16 13 (4.81%) Django
16 13 (4.81%) Web Services
17 12 (4.44%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.85%) Fintech
2 5 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.11%) Social Media
4 3 (1.11%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.74%) Life Science
5 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.37%) NHS
6 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.26%) Linux
2 6 (2.22%) Unix
3 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (42.59%) MVC
2 84 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.30%) OO
4 41 (15.19%) TDD
5 40 (14.81%) Web Development
6 36 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.22%) E-Commerce
8 27 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 24 (8.89%) BDD
10 23 (8.52%) OO PHP
11 21 (7.78%) Release Management
11 21 (7.78%) Unit Testing
12 16 (5.93%) Front End Development
12 16 (5.93%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.81%) OOP
13 13 (4.81%) Scrum
14 12 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.44%) Refactoring
14 12 (4.44%) SOA
14 12 (4.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 264 (97.78%) PHP
2 131 (48.52%) JavaScript
3 42 (15.56%) Python
4 34 (12.59%) Java
5 27 (10.00%) SQL
6 13 (4.81%) PHP 5
7 8 (2.96%) PHP 7
7 8 (2.96%) Scala
8 5 (1.85%) Perl
8 5 (1.85%) XPath
9 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.11%) C#
9 3 (1.11%) Ruby
10 2 (0.74%) C
10 2 (0.74%) ES6
10 2 (0.74%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.37%) ML
11 1 (0.37%) Rust
Qualifications
1 10 (3.70%) Degree
1 10 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (9.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (7.04%) Puppet
2 16 (5.93%) Ansible
3 13 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 80 (29.63%) Zend
2 6 (2.22%) VMware
3 4 (1.48%) Google
3 4 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (0.74%) IBM
4 2 (0.74%) Panasonic
4 2 (0.74%) PayPal
4 2 (0.74%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.37%) Facebook
5 1 (0.37%) hybris
5 1 (0.37%) Samsung
5 1 (0.37%) Sencha
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