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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Developer
Rank 614 576 555
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -21
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 12 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.070% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.074% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 22
Average daily rate £368 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +26.95%
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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 13 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 12 February 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 12 £368 +0.68% 24
West Yorkshire -9 5 £368 -13.52% 1
Leeds -10 5 £368 -22.63% 1
Yorkshire -21 5 £368 -2.00% 2
City of London +31 3 £325 -7.80% 1
London -7 3 £325 -10.95% 8
South West - 2 £404 -
South East +8 1 £400 +20.75% 7
Surrey -9 1 £400 +10.34%
West Midlands -12 1 £288 +21.05% 1
Somerset - 1 £308 -
Bath - 1 £308 -
Bristol - 1 £500 -

LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 30 (100.00%) PHP
1 30 (100.00%) LAMP
2 24 (80.00%) MySQL
3 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) Linux
4 17 (56.67%) Apache
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (50.00%) CSS
7 14 (46.67%) HTML
7 14 (46.67%) jQuery
8 11 (36.67%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (26.67%) Node.js
10 8 (26.67%) CMS
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) Ajax
11 7 (23.33%) RESTful
11 7 (23.33%) Drupal
12 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (20.00%) High Availability
12 6 (20.00%) OO PHP
13 5 (16.67%) Open Source
13 5 (16.67%) HTML5
13 5 (16.67%) Zend
13 5 (16.67%) Marketing
13 5 (16.67%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) Electronics
14 4 (13.33%) Telecoms

LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 17 (56.67%) Apache
2 8 (26.67%) CMS
2 8 (26.67%) Node.js
3 7 (23.33%) Drupal
4 3 (10.00%) nginx
5 2 (6.67%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (6.67%) WordPress
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Magento
1 4 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) MySQL
2 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) Redis
4 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Grunt
3 2 (6.67%) gulp
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Games
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (13.33%) Online Betting
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) LAMP
2 15 (50.00%) CSS
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
3 14 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) Ajax
4 7 (23.33%) RESTful
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Doctrine
7 3 (10.00%) JSON
7 3 (10.00%) Laravel
7 3 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (10.00%) Symfony
7 3 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.67%) DOM
8 2 (6.67%) Sass
8 2 (6.67%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
1 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) OO
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) High Availability
5 6 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Web Development
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PHP 5
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Zend
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Omniture
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £225 - £300 Per Day Contract
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 22 days ago