The table below looks at the statistics for the LAMP Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 389 423 399
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 25 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £345 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £447 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £450 £213
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +111.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LAMP Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

LAMP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LAMP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

LAMP Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London - - - - 1
LAMP Developer
England

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (100.00%) LAMP
2 39 (97.50%) PHP
3 29 (72.50%) MySQL
4 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
5 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
6 25 (62.50%) HTML
6 25 (62.50%) CSS
7 20 (50.00%) MVC
8 17 (42.50%) Web Services
9 16 (40.00%) Zend
10 14 (35.00%) jQuery
11 12 (30.00%) SOAP
12 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) OO
12 10 (25.00%) Apache
13 9 (22.50%) Symfony
14 8 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
14 8 (20.00%) SQL
15 7 (17.50%) XML
15 7 (17.50%) Subversion
15 7 (17.50%) JSON
15 7 (17.50%) RESTful
16 6 (15.00%) HTML5
16 6 (15.00%) CSS3
16 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (15.00%) TDD
16 6 (15.00%) OOP
17 5 (12.50%) Java
17 5 (12.50%) PHPUnit

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (7.50%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) Moodle
4 1 (2.50%) ExpressionEngine
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (65.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Behat
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) LAMP
2 25 (62.50%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) Web Services
4 14 (35.00%) jQuery
5 12 (30.00%) SOAP
6 9 (22.50%) Symfony
7 8 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
8 7 (17.50%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) JSON
8 7 (17.50%) RESTful
9 6 (15.00%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) CSS3
10 4 (10.00%) Ajax
11 3 (7.50%) Zend Framework
12 2 (5.00%) Laravel
13 1 (2.50%) Spring
13 1 (2.50%) XSL
13 1 (2.50%) LESS
13 1 (2.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Extraction
1 3 (7.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (25.00%) OO
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) OOP
4 4 (10.00%) OO PHP
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) Data Management
5 3 (7.50%) Analytics
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
7 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) PHP
2 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) PHP5
5 3 (7.50%) AWK
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) sed
6 2 (5.00%) Golang
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) Facebook
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Neolane