The table below looks at the statistics for the PHP 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 PHP LAMP Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP LAMP Developer
Rank 571 546 572
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs requiring a PHP LAMP Developer 40 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.069% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.075% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 11
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £213
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +47.05%
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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

PHP LAMP Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP LAMP Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

PHP LAMP Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PHP LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP LAMP Developer within the UK.

PHP LAMP Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PHP LAMP Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PHP LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

PHP LAMP Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PHP LAMP Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PHP LAMP Developer within the UK.

PHP LAMP Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PHP 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 PHP LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 -11 40 £338 -3.57% 17
London +19 26 £350 - 6
South West - 7 £310 - 2
Yorkshire -1 3 £350 -22.22%
North West - 3 £256 - 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 - 1
Manchester - 2 £256 - 2
Dorset - 2 £338 -
City of London +35 1 £325 +16.07% 1
Berkshire +9 1 - -
Surrey -2 1 - - 1
South East -7 1 - - 4
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £275 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1

PHP LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP 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 PHP LAMP Developer in their job title.

1 62 (100.00%) PHP
1 62 (100.00%) LAMP
2 41 (66.13%) MySQL
3 35 (56.45%) HTML
4 34 (54.84%) CSS
5 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 29 (46.77%) Git (software)
7 27 (43.55%) MVC
8 21 (33.87%) Web Services
9 18 (29.03%) OO
9 18 (29.03%) Zend
10 17 (27.42%) SOAP
11 16 (25.81%) TDD
12 14 (22.58%) jQuery
13 13 (20.97%) Symfony
13 13 (20.97%) Linux
13 13 (20.97%) XML
14 11 (17.74%) Apache
14 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (16.13%) OOP
16 9 (14.52%) RESTful
16 9 (14.52%) CodeIgniter
16 9 (14.52%) Subversion
17 8 (12.90%) Ajax
17 8 (12.90%) JSON
17 8 (12.90%) BDD
18 7 (11.29%) OO PHP
18 7 (11.29%) SQL
19 6 (9.68%) Zend Framework
19 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering

PHP LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited PHP 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 PHP LAMP Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
3 1 (1.61%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (66.13%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (46.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 5 (8.06%) PHPUnit
4 4 (6.45%) Behat
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.84%) Games
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) LAMP
2 35 (56.45%) HTML
3 34 (54.84%) CSS
4 21 (33.87%) Web Services
5 17 (27.42%) SOAP
6 14 (22.58%) jQuery
7 13 (20.97%) XML
7 13 (20.97%) Symfony
8 9 (14.52%) CodeIgniter
8 9 (14.52%) RESTful
9 8 (12.90%) JSON
9 8 (12.90%) Ajax
10 6 (9.68%) Zend Framework
10 6 (9.68%) CSS3
10 6 (9.68%) HTML5
11 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.84%) .NET
12 2 (3.23%) XSLT
12 2 (3.23%) Laravel
12 2 (3.23%) REST
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) MVC
2 18 (29.03%) OO
3 16 (25.81%) TDD
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) OOP
6 8 (12.90%) BDD
7 7 (11.29%) OO PHP
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.45%) Migration
9 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.84%) CRM
10 3 (4.84%) Web Development
10 3 (4.84%) Data Management
11 2 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.23%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.23%) Data Architecture
11 2 (3.23%) Refactoring
11 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) SQL
4 4 (6.45%) PHP5
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (3.23%) Golang
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
1 4 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Zend
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Neolane
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