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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP Developer
Rank 568 552 540
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 24 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.035% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.038% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 11
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£334 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 23 £338 +22.72% 5
London +21 12 £363 -9.37% 1
South East -30 8 £325 +36.84% 1
City of London +6 3 £325 -23.52%
Middlesex - 3 £325 -
Surrey -7 2 £363 +61.11%
West Midlands - 1 £238 -
South West - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Addlestone - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (100.00%) LAMP
2 53 (98.15%) PHP
3 34 (62.96%) MySQL
4 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
5 26 (48.15%) HTML
5 26 (48.15%) CSS
6 22 (40.74%) MVC
7 16 (29.63%) Web Services
8 15 (27.78%) Zend
8 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.93%) Linux
10 13 (24.07%) OOP
10 13 (24.07%) OO
10 13 (24.07%) Apache
10 13 (24.07%) TDD
10 13 (24.07%) jQuery
11 11 (20.37%) Symfony
12 10 (18.52%) RESTful
12 10 (18.52%) HTML5
12 10 (18.52%) BDD
13 9 (16.67%) CSS3
13 9 (16.67%) PHP5
14 8 (14.81%) Ajax
14 8 (14.81%) SOAP
15 7 (12.96%) W3C
16 6 (11.11%) SOA
16 6 (11.11%) SQL
16 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (11.11%) Sass

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (24.07%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Drupal
2 2 (3.70%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) nginx
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Redis
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Subversion
2 4 (7.41%) QUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.56%) Hudson
4 2 (3.70%) Behat
4 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.85%) Legal
1 1 (1.85%) Publishing
1 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) LAMP
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 26 (48.15%) CSS
3 16 (29.63%) Web Services
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) Symfony
6 10 (18.52%) RESTful
6 10 (18.52%) HTML5
7 9 (16.67%) CSS3
8 8 (14.81%) SOAP
8 8 (14.81%) Ajax
9 6 (11.11%) Sass
10 5 (9.26%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (7.41%) Zend Framework
11 4 (7.41%) XML
12 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.56%) .NET
12 3 (5.56%) Laravel
12 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
12 3 (5.56%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) W3C
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) MVC
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) TDD
3 13 (24.07%) OOP
3 13 (24.07%) OO
4 10 (18.52%) BDD
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) Web Development
6 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.56%) Coaching
8 3 (5.56%) Line Management
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
9 2 (3.70%) Web Design
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) PHP
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) PHP5
4 6 (11.11%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) Ruby
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) Java
8 2 (3.70%) Golang
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Zend
2 3 (5.56%) Facebook
2 3 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
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