The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 553 536 573
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 35 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.053% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.057% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £326 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £213
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
England -20 35 £350 +7.27% 8
London +26 23 £355 +1.42% 4
South East -9 8 £363 +26.08% 1
Brighton - 7 - -
East Sussex - 7 - -
Yorkshire +7 3 £350 +32.07%
West Yorkshire +3 3 £350 -
Leeds -3 3 £350 -
City of London +14 1 £375 -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £363 - 1
Oxford - 1 £363 - 1
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Somerset - - - -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) LAMP
2 74 (98.67%) PHP
3 58 (77.33%) MySQL
4 52 (69.33%) CSS
4 52 (69.33%) JavaScript
4 52 (69.33%) HTML
5 39 (52.00%) jQuery
6 36 (48.00%) Linux
7 35 (46.67%) Apache
8 30 (40.00%) Web Services
9 29 (38.67%) Ajax
10 24 (32.00%) OO
11 22 (29.33%) MVC
11 22 (29.33%) Git (software)
12 18 (24.00%) PHP5
13 17 (22.67%) Zend
13 17 (22.67%) HTML5
13 17 (22.67%) CSS3
14 16 (21.33%) XHTML
15 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
16 14 (18.67%) WordPress
17 13 (17.33%) Subversion
17 13 (17.33%) OOP
18 12 (16.00%) XML
18 12 (16.00%) Android
18 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
19 11 (14.67%) Android Development
19 11 (14.67%) iOS Development
19 11 (14.67%) Ubuntu
19 11 (14.67%) Nagios

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 35 (46.67%) Apache
2 14 (18.67%) WordPress
3 4 (5.33%) CMS
3 4 (5.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.33%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.67%) Extranet
2 2 (2.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (77.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) PHPUnit
4 5 (6.67%) Behat
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.67%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) LAMP
2 52 (69.33%) CSS
2 52 (69.33%) HTML
3 39 (52.00%) jQuery
4 30 (40.00%) Web Services
5 29 (38.67%) Ajax
6 17 (22.67%) HTML5
6 17 (22.67%) CSS3
7 16 (21.33%) XHTML
8 12 (16.00%) XML
9 10 (13.33%) SOAP
9 10 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
9 10 (13.33%) Symfony
10 7 (9.33%) JSON
11 5 (6.67%) RESTful
11 5 (6.67%) Zend Framework
12 2 (2.67%) XSL
12 2 (2.67%) Laravel
13 1 (1.33%) Memcached
13 1 (1.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Open Source
1 3 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Android
2 12 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (14.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) OO
2 22 (29.33%) MVC
3 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (17.33%) OOP
5 11 (14.67%) Android Development
5 11 (14.67%) iOS Development
6 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.67%) Web Development
9 7 (9.33%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.67%) Data Management
11 4 (5.33%) CRM
11 4 (5.33%) BDD
12 3 (4.00%) Analytics
12 3 (4.00%) Release Management
12 3 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
13 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.67%) OOD
13 2 (2.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) PHP
2 52 (69.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) PHP5
4 9 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (4.00%) sed
6 3 (4.00%) AWK
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) C#
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) Golang
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Nagios
2 3 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.33%) Twitter
3 1 (1.33%) Neolane
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