The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP LAMP Developer
Rank 560 528 562
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +34
Contract jobs requiring a PHP LAMP Developer 27 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.036% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 13
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -76 26 £325 +8.33% 21
London -14 14 £325 +8.33% 8
South East -8 7 £263 -25.00% 4
City of London - 6 £325 - 4
Berkshire -7 3 - -
Yorkshire -20 3 £270 -16.92% 2
East of England -25 2 £325 - 1
Glasgow +10 1 £375 +44.23%
Scotland -6 1 £375 +44.23%
Wallingford - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £300 -
East Sussex - 1 £95 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 2
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -

PHP LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) PHP
1 38 (100.00%) LAMP
2 27 (71.05%) MySQL
3 24 (63.16%) CSS
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) jQuery
4 16 (42.11%) Linux
5 14 (36.84%) OO
5 14 (36.84%) Zend
6 13 (34.21%) XML
6 13 (34.21%) MVC
7 10 (26.32%) Subversion
7 10 (26.32%) Apache
8 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
8 9 (23.68%) TDD
9 8 (21.05%) Ajax
9 8 (21.05%) OOP
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 7 (18.42%) PHP5
10 7 (18.42%) PHPUnit
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.79%) Symfony
11 6 (15.79%) Behat
12 5 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (13.16%) BDD
12 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) Finance

PHP LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Drupal
3 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) WordPress
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Extranet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (71.05%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Subversion
2 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 7 (18.42%) PHPUnit
4 6 (15.79%) Behat
5 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) LAMP
2 24 (63.16%) CSS
2 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) jQuery
4 13 (34.21%) XML
5 8 (21.05%) Ajax
6 6 (15.79%) Symfony
7 5 (13.16%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (13.16%) SOAP
8 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 4 (10.53%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) Zend Framework
9 3 (7.89%) XHTML
9 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 2 (5.26%) JSON
11 1 (2.63%) YUI
11 1 (2.63%) CakePHP
11 1 (2.63%) Kohana
11 1 (2.63%) Sphinx
11 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) OO
2 13 (34.21%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 9 (23.68%) TDD
4 8 (21.05%) OOP
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) OO PHP
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Release Management
9 1 (2.63%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.63%) Use Case
9 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) PHP
2 24 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) PHP5
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Zend
2 1 (2.63%) Twitter