Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 558 609
Rank change year-on-year -53 +51 -117
Contract jobs citing Symfony 272 352 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 255 245
UK median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £299 £253
90th Percentile £488 £488 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £375 £305
% change year-on-year -10.00% +22.95% -15.51%
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 32518 31826 32407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22959 22067 22211
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 364 554
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.19 £15.01
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

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 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 14 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 2017. 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 -58 249 £363 -6.45% 76
UK excluding London +12 162 £338 -10.00% 56
London -95 102 £394 +1.61% 22
South East +8 52 £400 +14.29% 20
North of England +62 43 £350 -6.67% 17
Midlands +6 28 £313 -30.56% 9
Yorkshire +11 24 £348 -8.55% 8
North West +39 19 £350 +7.69% 9
East Midlands -17 15 £320 -28.89% 5
Scotland +3 14 £513 +57.69% 2
East of England -10 14 £450 +21.62% 4
West Midlands +33 12 £288 -29.23% 4
South West +5 11 £313 -21.88% 4
Wales +13 3 £275 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (97.06%) PHP
2 146 (53.68%) JavaScript
3 137 (50.37%) MySQL
4 120 (44.12%) CSS
5 117 (43.01%) HTML
6 99 (36.40%) Laravel
7 90 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (26.84%) Git (software)
9 68 (25.00%) MVC
10 62 (22.79%) AngularJS
11 59 (21.69%) jQuery
12 57 (20.96%) Linux
13 52 (19.12%) Zend
14 49 (18.01%) Drupal
15 48 (17.65%) LAMP
16 42 (15.44%) TDD
17 39 (14.34%) OO
18 38 (13.97%) HTML5
19 37 (13.60%) CSS3
20 32 (11.76%) MongoDB
21 31 (11.40%) PHPUnit
21 31 (11.40%) RESTful
22 30 (11.03%) SQL
22 30 (11.03%) Web Development
23 29 (10.66%) Python
23 29 (10.66%) E-Commerce
24 28 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
24 28 (10.29%) BDD
25 25 (9.19%) CMS
25 25 (9.19%) Docker

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 49 (18.01%) Drupal
2 25 (9.19%) CMS
3 22 (8.09%) Apache
3 22 (8.09%) nginx
4 18 (6.62%) WordPress
5 10 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.10%) eZ Publish
7 2 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.74%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) Moodle
8 1 (0.37%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Magento
2 5 (1.84%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.37%) Odoo
3 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.68%) SaaS
3 9 (3.31%) GitHub
4 6 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.21%) Serverless
5 5 (1.84%) Akamai
6 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.10%) Slack
8 2 (0.74%) Fastly
8 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.74%) npm
8 2 (0.74%) Yarn
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.37%) iTunes
9 1 (0.37%) Route 53
9 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Internet
1 4 (1.47%) SSL
2 2 (0.74%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (50.37%) MySQL
2 32 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 28 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.51%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.04%) MariaDB
7 8 (2.94%) Redis
8 3 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.74%) Big Data
9 2 (0.74%) DB2
9 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 73 (26.84%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.40%) PHPUnit
3 16 (5.88%) JIRA
4 9 (3.31%) Subversion
5 8 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.47%) Codeception
7 4 (1.47%) gulp
7 4 (1.47%) Vagrant
8 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.10%) webpack
9 2 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.74%) Babel
9 2 (0.74%) Grunt
9 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.74%) QUnit
9 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.74%) Xdebug
10 1 (0.37%) git-flow
10 1 (0.37%) Protractor
General
1 22 (8.09%) Marketing
2 16 (5.88%) Finance
3 13 (4.78%) Retail
4 9 (3.31%) Publishing
5 7 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.21%) Games
6 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.84%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Advertising
8 3 (1.10%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
9 2 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 250 (91.91%) Developer
2 194 (71.32%) PHP Developer
3 70 (25.74%) Symfony Developer
4 63 (23.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 28 (10.29%) Drupal Developer
6 27 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.72%) Senior PHP Developer
8 20 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (6.99%) MySQL Developer
9 19 (6.99%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 18 (6.62%) LAMP Developer
11 16 (5.88%) Web Developer
12 15 (5.51%) Agile Developer
13 14 (5.15%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 14 (5.15%) PHP Laravel Developer
14 12 (4.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
14 12 (4.41%) PHP Web Developer
15 10 (3.68%) Java Developer
16 7 (2.57%) HTML Developer
16 7 (2.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.12%) CSS
2 117 (43.01%) HTML
3 99 (36.40%) Laravel
4 62 (22.79%) AngularJS
5 59 (21.69%) jQuery
6 48 (17.65%) LAMP
7 38 (13.97%) HTML5
8 37 (13.60%) CSS3
9 31 (11.40%) RESTful
10 23 (8.46%) Sass
11 22 (8.09%) Web Services
12 17 (6.25%) Node.js
13 15 (5.51%) JSON
13 15 (5.51%) Twig
14 14 (5.15%) React
14 14 (5.15%) REST
15 12 (4.41%) XML
16 10 (3.68%) Doctrine
17 9 (3.31%) Express
17 9 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.31%) User Experience
3 8 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.84%) Fintech
5 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.10%) NHS
6 3 (1.10%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.74%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.37%) BBC
8 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.96%) Linux
2 2 (0.74%) Android
2 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) CentOS
3 1 (0.37%) Fedora
3 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.09%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (25.00%) MVC
3 42 (15.44%) TDD
4 39 (14.34%) OO
5 30 (11.03%) Web Development
6 29 (10.66%) E-Commerce
7 28 (10.29%) BDD
8 25 (9.19%) Microservices
9 24 (8.82%) OO PHP
9 24 (8.82%) OOP
10 20 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.41%) API Development
11 12 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (4.41%) DevOps
12 11 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (4.04%) Scrum
13 10 (3.68%) Web Design
14 9 (3.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (97.06%) PHP
2 146 (53.68%) JavaScript
3 30 (11.03%) SQL
4 29 (10.66%) Python
5 19 (6.99%) Java
6 15 (5.51%) PHP 5
7 11 (4.04%) PHP 7
8 6 (2.21%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.84%) Go
10 3 (1.10%) ES6
10 3 (1.10%) Ruby
10 3 (1.10%) Scala
10 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.74%) Groovy
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) XPath
12 1 (0.37%) C++
12 1 (0.37%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.37%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 15 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (2.94%) Degree
3 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.74%) QA
1 2 (0.74%) WAI
1 2 (0.74%) WCAG
2 1 (0.37%) GCP
2 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (9.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (2.94%) Ansible
2 7 (2.57%) Puppet
3 5 (1.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (19.12%) Zend
2 16 (5.88%) Google
3 9 (3.31%) Twitter
4 8 (2.94%) Facebook
4 8 (2.94%) Splunk
5 7 (2.57%) New Relic
6 5 (1.84%) SAP
7 3 (1.10%) Adobe
7 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.74%) Demandware
8 2 (0.74%) IBM
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.74%) VMware
9 1 (0.37%) HP
9 1 (0.37%) Progress
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Samsung
9 1 (0.37%) Sony