Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 557 566
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 +67
Contract jobs citing Symfony 371 320 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.01% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 270 268
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £475 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £18.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.80

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 35,410 31,713 32,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.02% 32.37% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,991 22,024 22,448
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £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 333 387 384
UK median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +10.34% -2.08%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -3.87%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +39 353 £400 +6.67% 242
UK excluding London -39 184 £400 +10.34% 168
London +69 180 £390 +4.00% 86
North of England -25 58 £343 -5.52% 55
South East -34 58 £500 +25.00% 32
Yorkshire -22 36 £343 -12.18% 22
South West 0 23 £400 +30.61% 29
North West -5 20 £348 -0.71% 30
East of England 0 19 £425 -5.56% 13
Midlands -37 15 £400 +33.33% 27
Wales -12 9 £410 +43.86% 3
East Midlands -12 8 £495 +60.98% 19
West Midlands -36 7 £375 +30.43% 7
Scotland -18 3 £325 -33.33% 9
North East -12 2 £325 -18.75% 3

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 367 (98.92%) PHP
2 245 (66.04%) JavaScript
3 182 (49.06%) HTML
4 173 (46.63%) CSS
5 148 (39.89%) MySQL
6 145 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (36.12%) Laravel
8 91 (24.53%) Web Development
9 70 (18.87%) TDD
9 70 (18.87%) jQuery
9 70 (18.87%) HTML5
10 68 (18.33%) Node.js
11 64 (17.25%) MVC
12 59 (15.90%) AngularJS
13 58 (15.63%) Git (software)
14 57 (15.36%) LAMP
15 52 (14.02%) OO
15 52 (14.02%) Docker
15 52 (14.02%) CSS3
16 51 (13.75%) React
17 49 (13.21%) OOP
17 49 (13.21%) SQL
18 48 (12.94%) E-Commerce
18 48 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
18 48 (12.94%) PHP 7
19 47 (12.67%) Linux
20 45 (12.13%) Microservices
21 44 (11.86%) Drupal
22 43 (11.59%) Zend
23 40 (10.78%) PHPUnit

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 (11.86%) Drupal
2 28 (7.55%) WordPress
3 17 (4.58%) CMS
4 14 (3.77%) Apache
5 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.54%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) concrete5
Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 24 (6.47%) Magento
2 2 (0.54%) Odoo
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.20%) Amazon SQS
2 23 (6.20%) Serverless
3 22 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (4.31%) GitHub
5 8 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.08%) Google Tag Manager
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.08%) npm
7 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.81%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.81%) SaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.12%) HTTP
2 5 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) Broadband
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (39.89%) MySQL
2 31 (8.36%) Relational Database
3 28 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (3.50%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.35%) Redis
8 3 (0.81%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.27%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.78%) PHPUnit
3 25 (6.74%) JIRA
4 20 (5.39%) Xdebug
5 13 (3.50%) gulp
6 6 (1.62%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.35%) GitLab
7 5 (1.35%) Webistrano
8 4 (1.08%) Grunt
8 4 (1.08%) Subversion
8 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.81%) PhpStorm
9 3 (0.81%) webpack
9 3 (0.81%) WebStorm
10 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.54%) Maven
10 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 35 (9.43%) Finance
2 22 (5.93%) Marketing
3 16 (4.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.35%) Advertising
4 5 (1.35%) Law
4 5 (1.35%) Legal
4 5 (1.35%) Publishing
4 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Automotive
6 2 (0.54%) Electronics
6 2 (0.54%) Front Office
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 330 (88.95%) Developer
2 235 (63.34%) PHP Developer
3 69 (18.60%) Symfony Developer
4 61 (16.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 53 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 36 (9.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 34 (9.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 34 (9.16%) Senior Developer
8 31 (8.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (7.82%) JavaScript Engineer
10 26 (7.01%) Senior PHP Developer
11 25 (6.74%) Drupal Developer
12 23 (6.20%) AWS Developer
13 22 (5.93%) HTML Developer
14 21 (5.66%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 18 (4.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 17 (4.58%) Backend Developer
16 17 (4.58%) HTML CSS Developer
16 17 (4.58%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (49.06%) HTML
2 173 (46.63%) CSS
3 134 (36.12%) Laravel
4 70 (18.87%) HTML5
4 70 (18.87%) jQuery
5 68 (18.33%) Node.js
6 59 (15.90%) AngularJS
7 57 (15.36%) LAMP
8 52 (14.02%) CSS3
9 51 (13.75%) React
10 34 (9.16%) Sass
11 30 (8.09%) Redux
12 25 (6.74%) REST
13 21 (5.66%) RESTful
13 21 (5.66%) Silex
14 20 (5.39%) Twig
15 18 (4.85%) Handlebars
16 16 (4.31%) Web Services
17 15 (4.04%) Vue.js
18 14 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.12%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.31%) User Experience
4 11 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.16%) Fintech
6 7 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.62%) Social Media
8 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.27%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.27%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.27%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.67%) Linux
2 12 (3.23%) Unix
3 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
4 3 (0.81%) Windows
5 2 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (24.53%) Web Development
3 70 (18.87%) TDD
4 64 (17.25%) MVC
5 52 (14.02%) OO
6 49 (13.21%) OOP
7 48 (12.94%) E-Commerce
8 45 (12.13%) Microservices
9 38 (10.24%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.16%) Scrum
11 31 (8.36%) Front End Development
12 30 (8.09%) BDD
13 28 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (7.01%) OO PHP
15 24 (6.47%) DevOps
16 23 (6.20%) Open Source
17 20 (5.39%) API Development
17 20 (5.39%) Content Management
18 17 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (98.92%) PHP
2 245 (66.04%) JavaScript
3 49 (13.21%) SQL
4 48 (12.94%) PHP 7
5 18 (4.85%) PHP 5
6 14 (3.77%) TypeScript
7 12 (3.23%) Python
8 10 (2.70%) Java
9 4 (1.08%) C#
10 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.54%) ES6
11 2 (0.54%) Java 8
11 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (2.43%) Degree
2 6 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.50%) QA
System Software
1 52 (14.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.35%) Capistrano
1 5 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.08%) Puppet
3 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) cPanel
4 1 (0.27%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.27%) Kibana
4 1 (0.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 43 (11.59%) Zend
2 12 (3.23%) Google
3 10 (2.70%) SAP
4 8 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.62%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.54%) New Relic
6 2 (0.54%) Splunk
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle
7 1 (0.27%) WooCommerce