Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 203 163
Rank change year-on-year +28 -40 -1
Contract jobs citing Symfony 12 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.51% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 10
West Midlands median daily rate £288 £406 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.23% +54.76% -30.00%
10th Percentile £200 £325 £174
90th Percentile £438 £473 £431
England median daily rate £363 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -6.45% +10.71% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1160 1559 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.16% 25.45% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 955 689
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £563 £523 £495
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Symfony as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Symfony in the West Midlands

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symfony in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symfony in the West Midlands

Symfony
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Symfony in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Symfony in the West Midlands

Symfony
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symfony within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +13 7 £425 -8.36%
Warwickshire +3 4 £228 -35.00%
Coventry - 1 £313 -
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Zend
5 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) BDD
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (16.67%) SOLID
7 2 (16.67%) Twig
7 2 (16.67%) Ansible
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
7 2 (16.67%) nginx
7 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (16.67%) Vagrant

Symfony
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 5 (41.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (16.67%) OO PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Laravel
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Twig
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) CakePHP
5 1 (8.33%) Doctrine
5 1 (8.33%) Express
5 1 (8.33%) LAMP
5 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) PHP 4
5 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
5 1 (8.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Progress