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 3 months to 30 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.

Symfony
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 132 118
Rank change year-on-year +26 -14  
Contract jobs citing Symfony 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.036% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.14% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £432 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +17.69% +8.33%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 550 691 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.44% 24.96% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 420 388
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £34.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -41.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Symfony
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham +9 5 £440 -
Coventry - 2 £295 -
Symfony
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Symfony.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) RESTful
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) Laravel
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Express
6 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
6 2 (22.22%) Drupal
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 2 (22.22%) DB2
6 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
7 1 (11.11%) Degree

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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (44.44%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (22.22%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Laravel
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (22.22%) CakePHP
4 2 (22.22%) Express
4 2 (22.22%) MEAN Stack
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) Akka
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Play Framework
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) spray
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) BDD
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PHP 7
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Zend