The table below looks at the statistics for the LAMP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 540 536 563
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 32 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.038% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 11
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£338 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £213
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +111.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46778 44742 49913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.00% 92.82% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29097 27301 28553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1872 1954 2464
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

LAMP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP Developer across the England region.

LAMP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

LAMP Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 22 £350 -9.67% 1
Yorkshire +2 3 £350 -22.22%
South East -1 3 - - 2
South West - 3 £300 -
West Midlands -17 1 £275 -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
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LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 58 (100.00%) LAMP
2 57 (98.28%) PHP
3 38 (65.52%) MySQL
4 35 (60.34%) CSS
4 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
4 35 (60.34%) HTML
5 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
6 21 (36.21%) MVC
7 20 (34.48%) Web Services
7 20 (34.48%) jQuery
8 18 (31.03%) Apache
9 17 (29.31%) Linux
9 17 (29.31%) Zend
10 15 (25.86%) HTML5
10 15 (25.86%) CSS3
11 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.41%) OOP
12 12 (20.69%) SOAP
13 11 (18.97%) Ajax
14 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
15 8 (13.79%) Symfony
15 8 (13.79%) TDD
15 8 (13.79%) OO
15 8 (13.79%) SQL
16 7 (12.07%) XML
16 7 (12.07%) Subversion
16 7 (12.07%) Web Development
16 7 (12.07%) JSON
16 7 (12.07%) RESTful

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (31.03%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) Node.js
2 4 (6.90%) CMS
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
5 1 (1.72%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.72%) Moodle
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (65.52%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) PHPUnit
3 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.17%) Behat
3 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) LAMP
2 35 (60.34%) CSS
2 35 (60.34%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) Web Services
3 20 (34.48%) jQuery
4 15 (25.86%) HTML5
4 15 (25.86%) CSS3
5 12 (20.69%) SOAP
6 11 (18.97%) Ajax
7 8 (13.79%) CodeIgniter
7 8 (13.79%) Symfony
8 7 (12.07%) XML
8 7 (12.07%) JSON
8 7 (12.07%) RESTful
9 5 (8.62%) Zend Framework
10 3 (5.17%) .NET
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.17%) Laravel
11 1 (1.72%) XSL
11 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Open Source
1 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.72%) W3C
2 1 (1.72%) VLE
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) MVC
2 13 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) OOP
3 9 (15.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (13.79%) TDD
4 8 (13.79%) OO
5 7 (12.07%) Web Development
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Migration
8 4 (6.90%) CRM
8 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
9 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) Analytics
9 3 (5.17%) OO PHP
10 2 (3.45%) Data Management
10 2 (3.45%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (1.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) PHP
2 35 (60.34%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) Java
5 4 (6.90%) PHP5
6 3 (5.17%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) Perl
6 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 3 (5.17%) AWK
6 3 (5.17%) sed
7 2 (3.45%) Golang
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Zend
2 3 (5.17%) Facebook
2 3 (5.17%) Twitter
3 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Neolane