The table below looks at the statistics for the LAMP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP Developer
Rank 188 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.066% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £318
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP Developer across the City of London region.

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited LAMP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with LAMP Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) OO PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 2 (50.00%) PHP5
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited LAMP Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with LAMP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP5
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree