The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had LAMP Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Developer
UK
Rank 576 607 586
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 10 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.029% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.030% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 33
Median daily rate £375 £368 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured LAMP Developer in the job title.

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
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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 9 £400 +8.84% 14
London +17 2 £425 +30.76% 2
West Midlands +11 2 £400 +39.13% 2
South West +9 2 £320 -20.74% 1
Manchester - 2 £338 -
North West - 2 £338 - 1
Cirencester - 2 £320 -
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £320 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £350 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 £350 -4.76%
Leeds +3 1 £350 -4.76%
Isle of Man - 1 £350 - 1
Salford - 1 - -

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, LAMP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring LAMP Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) LAMP
2 30 (96.77%) PHP
3 18 (58.06%) MySQL
4 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
6 14 (45.16%) Linux
6 14 (45.16%) Apache
7 11 (35.48%) Web Services
7 11 (35.48%) OO
8 10 (32.26%) Zend
9 9 (29.03%) SOAP
10 8 (25.81%) XML
10 8 (25.81%) OOP
11 7 (22.58%) Web Development
12 6 (19.35%) jQuery
13 5 (16.13%) Zend Framework
13 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.13%) Finance
13 5 (16.13%) SQL
13 5 (16.13%) HTML5
13 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.13%) RESTful
13 5 (16.13%) Laravel
14 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
14 4 (12.90%) CSS3
14 4 (12.90%) Symfony
14 4 (12.90%) SaaS
14 4 (12.90%) XHTML
14 4 (12.90%) MVC

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) Drupal
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) OpenCart
2 1 (3.23%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) LAMP
2 15 (48.39%) CSS
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) SOAP
5 8 (25.81%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) Laravel
7 5 (16.13%) RESTful
7 5 (16.13%) Zend Framework
8 4 (12.90%) CSS3
8 4 (12.90%) Symfony
8 4 (12.90%) XHTML
9 3 (9.68%) Ajax
10 2 (6.45%) CakePHP
10 2 (6.45%) REST
10 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (6.45%) Sass
11 1 (3.23%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Animation
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) OO
2 8 (25.81%) OOP
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) OOD
5 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.90%) Web Design
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.45%) SOLID
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (3.23%) Microservices
8 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) PHP
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PHP 7
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Zend
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter