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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP Developer
Rank 390 398 361
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.029% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £273 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.85% -9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
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
19647 20560 18458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 92.96% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13785 13896 12572
Average daily rate £448 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 392 424
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -0.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 2 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 1 £375 +11.11% 1
LAMP Developer
England

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) PHP
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) MySQL
5 11 (55.00%) OO
6 10 (50.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) BDD
8 8 (40.00%) W3C
9 7 (35.00%) jQuery
9 7 (35.00%) Sass
10 6 (30.00%) RESTful
10 6 (30.00%) Ruby
10 6 (30.00%) Ajax
10 6 (30.00%) Zend
10 6 (30.00%) Python
10 6 (30.00%) SOA
10 6 (30.00%) Web Services
10 6 (30.00%) OOP
11 5 (25.00%) Subversion
11 5 (25.00%) Symfony
11 5 (25.00%) HTML5
11 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (25.00%) CSS3
12 4 (20.00%) QUnit
12 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
12 4 (20.00%) Computer Science

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Drupal
1 3 (15.00%) WordPress
2 2 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) QUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) Hudson
4 2 (10.00%) Behat
4 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) LAMP
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
3 7 (35.00%) Sass
4 6 (30.00%) RESTful
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 5 (25.00%) Symfony
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) Laravel
6 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (15.00%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (15.00%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
7 1 (5.00%) Smarty
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.00%) LESS
7 1 (5.00%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) W3C
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) OO
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) OOP
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
7 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Coaching
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (15.00%) Graceful Degradation
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) PHP5
5 3 (15.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) VMware