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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 399 406 395
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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
21949 23193 21199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.20% 93.28% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15781 16015 14128
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 386 528
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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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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 +22 3 £325 -23.52% 1
Edgware - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
LAMP Developer
England

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 38 (100.00%) PHP
1 38 (100.00%) LAMP
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 26 (68.42%) MySQL
4 23 (60.53%) HTML
4 23 (60.53%) CSS
4 23 (60.53%) MVC
5 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 17 (44.74%) Web Services
7 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (31.58%) Zend
7 12 (31.58%) SOAP
8 11 (28.95%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) jQuery
9 10 (26.32%) OOP
9 10 (26.32%) RESTful
10 9 (23.68%) BDD
10 9 (23.68%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
12 7 (18.42%) Apache
12 7 (18.42%) Symfony
13 6 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
13 6 (15.79%) Ajax
13 6 (15.79%) HTML5
13 6 (15.79%) CSS3
13 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.16%) PHP5
14 5 (13.16%) SOA
14 5 (13.16%) W3C
15 4 (10.53%) Python

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (68.42%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) QUnit
2 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Hudson
2 3 (7.89%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Behat
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
1 1 (2.63%) Legal
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) LAMP
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
2 23 (60.53%) CSS
3 17 (44.74%) Web Services
4 12 (31.58%) SOAP
5 11 (28.95%) jQuery
6 10 (26.32%) RESTful
7 7 (18.42%) Symfony
8 6 (15.79%) CodeIgniter
8 6 (15.79%) Ajax
8 6 (15.79%) HTML5
8 6 (15.79%) CSS3
9 4 (10.53%) Sass
10 3 (7.89%) Laravel
10 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
10 3 (7.89%) JSON
10 3 (7.89%) XML
11 2 (5.26%) Zend Framework
12 1 (2.63%) Yii
12 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) W3C
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) OO
4 10 (26.32%) OOP
5 9 (23.68%) BDD
5 9 (23.68%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.89%) Coaching
9 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 2 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (5.26%) CRM
10 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.26%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) OO PHP
11 1 (2.63%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) PHP5
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Scala
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) Golang
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Zend
2 3 (7.89%) Facebook
2 3 (7.89%) Twitter
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com