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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Developer
Rank 612 606 561
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -45
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 28 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 40
Average daily rate £400 £375 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £248 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £375 £278
% change year-on-year
-4.66% +35.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 20 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 26 £400 +6.66% 19
London -15 9 £435 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +5 7 £450 +20.00% 1
Leeds +1 7 £450 -5.26%
West Yorkshire -2 7 £450 +20.00%
South East -13 7 £254 -26.18% 3
East Sussex - 6 £245 - 1
South West 0 2 £315 - 4
South Wales - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
City of London +42 1 £350 -
Bristol -2 1 - -
Surrey -15 1 £400 +28.00%
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £315 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £315 -
Lincoln - 1 - -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 36 (94.74%) LAMP
1 36 (94.74%) PHP
2 29 (76.32%) MySQL
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
3 24 (63.16%) Apache
4 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (52.63%) Zend
5 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) Zend Framework
6 16 (42.11%) jQuery
7 14 (36.84%) CSS
7 14 (36.84%) HTML
8 13 (34.21%) OO
8 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
9 12 (31.58%) TDD
10 11 (28.95%) RESTful
10 11 (28.95%) OO PHP
11 10 (26.32%) SQL
12 8 (21.05%) HTML5
12 8 (21.05%) PHP 5
12 8 (21.05%) Doctrine
13 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 7 (18.42%) PHPUnit
13 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
13 7 (18.42%) Node.js
13 7 (18.42%) MVC
14 6 (15.79%) Scrum
14 6 (15.79%) High Availability
14 6 (15.79%) DevOps
15 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (63.16%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Node.js
3 5 (13.16%) CMS
4 4 (10.53%) nginx
4 4 (10.53%) WordPress
5 3 (7.89%) Drupal
6 2 (5.26%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) PHPUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Grunt
3 2 (5.26%) gulp
General
1 4 (10.53%) Games
1 4 (10.53%) Online Betting
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) LAMP
2 16 (42.11%) jQuery
2 16 (42.11%) Zend Framework
3 14 (36.84%) CSS
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) RESTful
5 8 (21.05%) Doctrine
5 8 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) CSS3
6 4 (10.53%) Laravel
6 4 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (10.53%) XML
7 3 (7.89%) Ajax
7 3 (7.89%) Yii
8 2 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (5.26%) PCRE
8 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
8 2 (5.26%) REST
8 2 (5.26%) Sass
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.63%) e-Learning
1 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) OO
3 12 (31.58%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) OO PHP
5 7 (18.42%) MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 6 (15.79%) High Availability
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) PHP
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) PHP 5
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Zend
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) RedDot
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Omniture
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago