The median contractor rate for a LAMP Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 620 611
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 20 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.046% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.049% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 28
Median daily rate £275 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £245 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £493 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £295 £313
% change year-on-year -6.77% -5.60%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP Developer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 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 22 June 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 +47 19 £275 -31.25% 25
London +12 9 £350 -24.32% 5
South East +23 5 £275 +12.24% 8
City of London - 5 £175 - 1
East Sussex +2 4 £275 +12.24%
East Midlands -8 2 £288 - 3
South West +12 1 £300 -4.76% 1
Lincolnshire -3 1 £300 -
Bristol -4 1 £300 -
North West - 1 £160 -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 1
Leeds - 1 £275 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 £275 - 1
Manchester - 1 £160 -

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 30 (100.00%) PHP
1 30 (100.00%) LAMP
2 25 (83.33%) MySQL
3 17 (56.67%) Linux
4 16 (53.33%) CSS
4 16 (53.33%) Apache
4 16 (53.33%) Laravel
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) Symfony
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) RESTful
8 8 (26.67%) MVC
9 7 (23.33%) nginx
9 7 (23.33%) OO
9 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
10 6 (20.00%) OOP
10 6 (20.00%) HTML5
10 6 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
11 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (16.67%) CSS3
11 5 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.67%) Degree
11 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (16.67%) NHS
12 4 (13.33%) jQuery
12 4 (13.33%) Ajax
12 4 (13.33%) Web Development

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 16 (53.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
3 3 (10.00%) CMS
3 3 (10.00%) Drupal
4 2 (6.67%) WordPress
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (83.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) LAMP
2 16 (53.33%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) Laravel
3 15 (50.00%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) Symfony
5 8 (26.67%) RESTful
6 6 (20.00%) HTML5
6 6 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
7 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 4 (13.33%) Ajax
8 4 (13.33%) jQuery
9 3 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (6.67%) JSON
10 2 (6.67%) REST
10 2 (6.67%) SOAP
10 2 (6.67%) XHTML
11 1 (3.33%) FFmpeg
11 1 (3.33%) Node.js
11 1 (3.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Debian
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (23.33%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Kanban
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
9 1 (3.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) PHP
2 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) ES6
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Zend
2 1 (3.33%) Google
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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East Anglia
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago