Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PhpStorm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PhpStorm over the 6 months to 12 December 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.

JetBrains PhpStorm
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 884 908
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 -7
Contract jobs citing PhpStorm 27 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.073% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 2
UK median daily rate £375 £408 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.98% -6.86% +29.63%
10th Percentile £310 £356 £334
90th Percentile £563 £438 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £415 £550
% change year-on-year -15.66% -24.55% +62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PhpStorm is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 22,516 19,236 17,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.38% 18.61% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,485 13,430 11,408
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 270 248
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.35 £28.98 £22.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.18 £55.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

PhpStorm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PhpStorm as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PhpStorm in the UK

PhpStorm
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PhpStorm in the UK

PhpStorm
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PhpStorm over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PhpStorm in the UK

PhpStorm
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhpStorm within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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 +24 27 £375 -7.98% 8
London +19 17 £500 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London -23 10 £350 -15.66% 6
South West -31 8 £375 -9.64% 3
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Midlands - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PhpStorm 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 PhpStorm.

1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 23 (85.19%) CSS
3 20 (74.07%) Docker
4 19 (70.37%) JIRA
5 18 (66.67%) Linux
5 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
6 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
6 17 (62.96%) jQuery
7 15 (55.56%) MySQL
8 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (48.15%) Web Development
9 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (40.74%) Apache
11 10 (37.04%) Oracle
11 10 (37.04%) Ansible
11 10 (37.04%) Confluence
11 10 (37.04%) gulp
11 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (37.04%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (33.33%) Kendo UI
12 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (33.33%) HTML
12 9 (33.33%) WordPress
13 8 (29.63%) Finance
14 7 (25.93%) Equities
14 7 (25.93%) MiFID
14 7 (25.93%) QA

PhpStorm
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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 10 (37.04%) Confluence
3 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) MySQL
2 13 (48.15%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (22.22%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) JIRA
2 18 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (62.96%) Jenkins
4 10 (37.04%) gulp
4 10 (37.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (22.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.81%) PHPUnit
6 4 (14.81%) Subversion
7 2 (7.41%) WebStorm
8 1 (3.70%) GitLab
8 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Web Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (22.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (18.52%) MySQL Developer
6 5 (18.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (11.11%) HTML Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (7.41%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
9 1 (3.70%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) CSS
2 17 (62.96%) jQuery
3 12 (44.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (37.04%) LAPP Stack
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Kendo UI
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Laravel
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) Behat
7 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 2 (7.41%) GraphQL
7 2 (7.41%) JSON
7 2 (7.41%) LAMP
7 2 (7.41%) React
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) Symfony
7 2 (7.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Equities
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (48.15%) Web Development
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
4 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (7.41%) Equity Research
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) PHP
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.70%) PHP 7
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) MiFID
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat