The median contractor rate for a LAMP Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LAMP Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 624 598
Rank change year-on-year +29 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 10 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.045% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.047% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 24
Median daily rate £400 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.49% -4.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £269 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

LAMP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured LAMP Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP Developer in the UK

LAMP Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP Developer in the UK

LAMP Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP Developer in the UK

LAMP Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 9 £400 +11.49% 17
London +26 2 £425 +30.76% 4
West Midlands +15 2 £400 +39.13% 2
Gloucestershire +6 2 £320 +1.58% 1
South West -7 2 £320 +1.58% 2
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Cirencester - 2 £320 -
South East +15 1 £300 +14.28%
Yorkshire +11 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +10 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £300 -
North West - 1 - - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £350 -
Salford - 1 - -

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, LAMP Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring LAMP Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) LAMP
2 24 (96.00%) PHP
3 15 (60.00%) MySQL
4 12 (48.00%) Apache
4 12 (48.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 11 (44.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) OO
6 9 (36.00%) OOP
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Zend
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Laravel
8 6 (24.00%) RESTful
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 5 (20.00%) Web Design
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (20.00%) MVC
10 4 (16.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) OOD
10 4 (16.00%) Ajax
10 4 (16.00%) Web Development
10 4 (16.00%) Zend Framework
10 4 (16.00%) SaaS
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) XHTML
11 3 (12.00%) SQL
11 3 (12.00%) Intranet

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) concrete5
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
2 1 (4.00%) OpenCart
2 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) LAMP
2 11 (44.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Laravel
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 6 (24.00%) RESTful
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) HTML5
6 4 (16.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) Zend Framework
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) XHTML
8 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Sass
9 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.00%) LESS
9 1 (4.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Animation
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) OOP
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) OOD
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Kanban
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
7 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Open Source
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Go
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
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