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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP LAMP Developer
Rank 553 548 513
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs requiring a PHP LAMP Developer 23 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.036% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.039% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £343 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -15 21 £375 +15.38% 17
London -12 11 £375 +15.38% 3
City of London +19 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire -7 6 £375 +53.06% 2
Leeds - 5 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £475 - 1
North Yorkshire -3 2 £375 +53.06%
Surrey 0 1 £338 +12.50%
West Midlands -5 1 £238 -20.83% 2
South East -32 1 £338 +22.72% 3
Shropshire - 1 £238 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £375 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Stockton-on-Tees - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Durham - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - - 1

PHP LAMP Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) PHP
1 52 (100.00%) LAMP
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 26 (50.00%) HTML
4 24 (46.15%) MySQL
4 24 (46.15%) CSS
5 22 (42.31%) MVC
6 21 (40.38%) Symfony
7 15 (28.85%) TDD
8 14 (26.92%) OO
9 13 (25.00%) BDD
10 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.08%) Web Services
11 11 (21.15%) Linux
11 11 (21.15%) Zend
11 11 (21.15%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (19.23%) Subversion
12 10 (19.23%) OOP
12 10 (19.23%) jQuery
12 10 (19.23%) HTML5
13 9 (17.31%) RESTful
13 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (15.38%) W3C
14 8 (15.38%) CSS3
15 7 (13.46%) Sass
15 7 (13.46%) XML
15 7 (13.46%) Ajax
16 6 (11.54%) Ruby
16 6 (11.54%) Web Development
16 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering

PHP LAMP Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 3 (5.77%) Drupal
4 2 (3.85%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 6 (11.54%) PHPUnit
4 4 (7.69%) QUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
6 2 (3.85%) Behat
General
1 4 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) LAMP
2 26 (50.00%) HTML
3 24 (46.15%) CSS
4 21 (40.38%) Symfony
5 12 (23.08%) Web Services
6 11 (21.15%) CodeIgniter
7 10 (19.23%) jQuery
7 10 (19.23%) HTML5
8 9 (17.31%) RESTful
9 8 (15.38%) CSS3
10 7 (13.46%) Ajax
10 7 (13.46%) XML
10 7 (13.46%) Sass
11 5 (9.62%) Doctrine
12 4 (7.69%) Laravel
12 4 (7.69%) REST
13 3 (5.77%) XSLT
13 3 (5.77%) SOAP
13 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
13 3 (5.77%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) W3C
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) MVC
2 15 (28.85%) TDD
3 14 (26.92%) OO
4 13 (25.00%) BDD
5 10 (19.23%) OOP
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.54%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) OO PHP
9 4 (7.69%) Planning Poker
9 4 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.69%) Web Design
10 3 (5.77%) DRM
10 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.77%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) PHP
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) Ruby
3 6 (11.54%) PHP5
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) Scala
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.92%) VMware
2 1 (1.92%) Google