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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP LAMP Developer
Rank 581 560 567
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs requiring a PHP LAMP Developer 37 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.053% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +45.45%
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -18 37 £325 - 25
London -2 20 £350 +15.70% 9
City of London +23 6 £338 +23.85% 2
North West - 6 £320 - 2
South West - 5 £300 - 6
Manchester - 5 £320 -
Surrey -2 3 £350 +33.33% 1
South East -24 3 £350 +16.66% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £300 - 2
Staines - 3 £350 -
Gloucester - 2 £305 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham -4 1 £275 - 1
West Midlands -14 1 £275 +10.00% 1
Bristol - 1 £363 -
Dorset - 1 £225 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

PHP LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 75 (100.00%) PHP
1 75 (100.00%) LAMP
2 39 (52.00%) MySQL
2 39 (52.00%) HTML
3 38 (50.67%) CSS
4 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (41.33%) MVC
5 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
6 28 (37.33%) Web Services
7 20 (26.67%) SOAP
7 20 (26.67%) OO
8 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (24.00%) TDD
9 18 (24.00%) Symfony
10 17 (22.67%) Zend
11 15 (20.00%) Linux
11 15 (20.00%) XML
12 14 (18.67%) jQuery
13 13 (17.33%) CodeIgniter
13 13 (17.33%) RESTful
13 13 (17.33%) Subversion
14 12 (16.00%) OOP
15 11 (14.67%) Apache
15 11 (14.67%) BDD
16 10 (13.33%) Ajax
17 8 (10.67%) SQL
18 7 (9.33%) HTML5
18 7 (9.33%) CSS3
18 7 (9.33%) OO PHP
18 7 (9.33%) JSON

PHP LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (14.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (1.33%) Node.js
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) MySQL
2 4 (5.33%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) PHPUnit
3 4 (5.33%) Behat
4 2 (2.67%) QUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.33%) Marketing
2 2 (2.67%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) LAMP
2 39 (52.00%) HTML
3 38 (50.67%) CSS
4 28 (37.33%) Web Services
5 20 (26.67%) SOAP
6 18 (24.00%) Symfony
7 15 (20.00%) XML
8 14 (18.67%) jQuery
9 13 (17.33%) RESTful
9 13 (17.33%) CodeIgniter
10 10 (13.33%) Ajax
11 7 (9.33%) JSON
11 7 (9.33%) HTML5
11 7 (9.33%) CSS3
12 6 (8.00%) Zend Framework
13 5 (6.67%) REST
14 4 (5.33%) XSLT
15 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
15 3 (4.00%) .NET
15 3 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) W3C
2 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) MVC
2 20 (26.67%) OO
3 19 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.00%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) OOP
6 11 (14.67%) BDD
7 7 (9.33%) OO PHP
8 6 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.67%) Web Development
10 4 (5.33%) Migration
10 4 (5.33%) Scrum
10 4 (5.33%) SOA
11 3 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (4.00%) CRM
11 3 (4.00%) DRM
11 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.67%) Coaching
12 2 (2.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) PHP
2 34 (45.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) Scala
5 2 (2.67%) Golang
5 2 (2.67%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby
5 2 (2.67%) PHP5
6 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Zend
2 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.33%) Neolane
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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