The table below looks at the statistics for the LAMP Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP Developer
Rank 556 548 512
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 22 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.018% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.020% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

LAMP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LAMP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LAMP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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
England -10 21 £344 +37.50% 8
London +11 10 £363 +20.83% 1
South East -20 8 £313 +25.00% 4
City of London - 3 £355 -
Surrey -1 2 £363 +61.11%
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Addlestone - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Exeter - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 42 (100.00%) LAMP
2 41 (97.62%) PHP
3 25 (59.52%) MySQL
4 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (47.62%) HTML
5 20 (47.62%) CSS
6 16 (38.10%) MVC
7 14 (33.33%) OO
8 12 (28.57%) TDD
9 11 (26.19%) Zend
9 11 (26.19%) Web Services
10 10 (23.81%) OOP
10 10 (23.81%) Symfony
10 10 (23.81%) PHP5
10 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 9 (21.43%) BDD
12 8 (19.05%) RESTful
12 8 (19.05%) Apache
13 7 (16.67%) W3C
14 6 (14.29%) jQuery
14 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 6 (14.29%) HTML5
14 6 (14.29%) Sass
15 5 (11.90%) OO PHP
15 5 (11.90%) CSS3
15 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (11.90%) Drupal
15 5 (11.90%) Ruby

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) Drupal
3 3 (7.14%) WordPress
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Joomla!
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) QUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Hudson
3 3 (7.14%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
4 2 (4.76%) Behat
4 2 (4.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) LAMP
2 20 (47.62%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) CSS
3 11 (26.19%) Web Services
4 10 (23.81%) Symfony
5 8 (19.05%) RESTful
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
6 6 (14.29%) Sass
7 5 (11.90%) CSS3
7 5 (11.90%) Ajax
8 4 (9.52%) SOAP
9 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
9 3 (7.14%) Laravel
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (7.14%) XML
9 3 (7.14%) .NET
10 2 (4.76%) Dojo
10 2 (4.76%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) W3C
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 14 (33.33%) OO
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 10 (23.81%) OOP
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) SOA
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Web Design
9 2 (4.76%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) PHP
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) PHP5
4 5 (11.90%) Ruby
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Scala
6 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) Golang
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Varnish
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Zend
2 3 (7.14%) Facebook
2 3 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.38%) VMware
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