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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP LAMP Developer
Rank 565 546 527
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs requiring a PHP LAMP Developer 26 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.035% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.038% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
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 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -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 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 29 December 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 29 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 -10 24 £350 +23.89% 10
London +15 14 £350 +12.00% 2
City of London +10 8 £350 +5.26%
South West -27 3 £225 -35.71% 4
South East -28 3 £338 +42.10% 3
Dorset - 3 £225 - 1
Surrey -9 2 £363 +61.11%
Yorkshire -13 2 £475 +58.33% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £238 -13.63%
Leeds -15 1 £475 +58.33%
West Yorkshire -16 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Scotland - 1 £190 -
Glasgow - 1 £190 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -

PHP LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 69 (100.00%) PHP
1 69 (100.00%) LAMP
2 34 (49.28%) MySQL
3 33 (47.83%) HTML
3 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 31 (44.93%) CSS
5 24 (34.78%) Web Services
5 24 (34.78%) MVC
6 19 (27.54%) OO
6 19 (27.54%) Symfony
7 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 17 (24.64%) Linux
9 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 15 (21.74%) Zend
11 14 (20.29%) jQuery
11 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (17.39%) HTML5
12 12 (17.39%) Apache
12 12 (17.39%) SOAP
13 11 (15.94%) BDD
13 11 (15.94%) CSS3
13 11 (15.94%) RESTful
14 10 (14.49%) CodeIgniter
15 9 (13.04%) Subversion
15 9 (13.04%) Ajax
15 9 (13.04%) OOP
16 7 (10.14%) Web Development
16 7 (10.14%) SOA
16 7 (10.14%) W3C
16 7 (10.14%) XML

PHP LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 12 (17.39%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) WordPress
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) Drupal
3 2 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Redis
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Subversion
3 4 (5.80%) QUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.35%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) Behat
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Publishing
2 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (100.00%) LAMP
2 33 (47.83%) HTML
3 31 (44.93%) CSS
4 24 (34.78%) Web Services
5 19 (27.54%) Symfony
6 14 (20.29%) jQuery
7 12 (17.39%) HTML5
7 12 (17.39%) SOAP
8 11 (15.94%) CSS3
8 11 (15.94%) RESTful
9 10 (14.49%) CodeIgniter
10 9 (13.04%) Ajax
11 7 (10.14%) XML
12 6 (8.70%) Sass
13 5 (7.25%) REST
13 5 (7.25%) Doctrine
13 5 (7.25%) Zend Framework
14 4 (5.80%) XSLT
15 3 (4.35%) Laravel
15 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) W3C
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) MVC
2 19 (27.54%) OO
3 16 (23.19%) TDD
4 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) BDD
6 9 (13.04%) OOP
7 7 (10.14%) SOA
7 7 (10.14%) Web Development
8 6 (8.70%) OO PHP
8 6 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.35%) Coaching
10 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.35%) DRM
10 3 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.35%) Web Design
10 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 3 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) PHP
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 4 (5.80%) PHP5
4 4 (5.80%) Scala
5 3 (4.35%) Java
6 2 (2.90%) Golang
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Zend
2 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.45%) VMware