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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 584 558 584
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 30 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.038% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £473 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £450 £213
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +111.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -7 30 £338 -22.85% 7
London +27 21 £350 -17.64% 2
Yorkshire +1 3 £350 -22.22%
Leeds 0 3 £350 -22.22%
West Yorkshire -8 3 £350 -22.22%
South West - 3 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 -
South East -8 2 - - 4
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Gloucester - 2 £305 -
Brighton - 2 - - 1
Birmingham -3 1 £275 - 1
West Midlands -13 1 £275 - 1
East of England - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Bournemouth - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Edgware - - - -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (100.00%) LAMP
2 59 (98.33%) PHP
3 38 (63.33%) MySQL
4 37 (61.67%) CSS
4 37 (61.67%) JavaScript
4 37 (61.67%) HTML
5 23 (38.33%) MVC
5 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
6 22 (36.67%) jQuery
6 22 (36.67%) Web Services
7 18 (30.00%) Linux
7 18 (30.00%) Apache
8 17 (28.33%) Zend
8 17 (28.33%) HTML5
8 17 (28.33%) CSS3
9 14 (23.33%) OOP
10 13 (21.67%) Ajax
10 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (20.00%) SOAP
12 10 (16.67%) OO
12 10 (16.67%) TDD
13 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (15.00%) RESTful
14 8 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
14 8 (13.33%) Symfony
14 8 (13.33%) Web Development
14 8 (13.33%) JSON
14 8 (13.33%) XML
14 8 (13.33%) SQL
15 7 (11.67%) Subversion

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 18 (30.00%) Apache
2 4 (6.67%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) Node.js
3 3 (5.00%) WordPress
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Moodle
5 1 (1.67%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (63.33%) MySQL
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Subversion
3 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) Behat
4 3 (5.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) QUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.67%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) LAMP
2 37 (61.67%) HTML
2 37 (61.67%) CSS
3 22 (36.67%) Web Services
3 22 (36.67%) jQuery
4 17 (28.33%) CSS3
4 17 (28.33%) HTML5
5 13 (21.67%) Ajax
6 12 (20.00%) SOAP
7 9 (15.00%) RESTful
8 8 (13.33%) JSON
8 8 (13.33%) Symfony
8 8 (13.33%) XML
8 8 (13.33%) CodeIgniter
9 5 (8.33%) Zend Framework
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.00%) .NET
10 3 (5.00%) Laravel
11 1 (1.67%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Data Extraction
1 3 (5.00%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (1.67%) VLE
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) MVC
2 14 (23.33%) OOP
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.67%) TDD
4 10 (16.67%) OO
5 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (13.33%) Web Development
7 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) OO PHP
11 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.33%) SOA
11 2 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) PHP
2 37 (61.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) Ruby
5 4 (6.67%) PHP5
6 3 (5.00%) sed
6 3 (5.00%) AWK
6 3 (5.00%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) Golang
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Zend
2 3 (5.00%) Facebook
2 3 (5.00%) Twitter
3 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Neolane
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