Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a LAMP Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 848 854 850
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -99
Contract jobs requiring a LAMP Developer 27 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.040% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.042% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 32
UK median daily rate £275 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +11.54% -2.62%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £228
90th Percentile £331 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £281 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -13.46% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

LAMP Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured LAMP Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 12 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +28 25 £281 -13.46% 5
England +9 25 £281 -22.95% 6
South East +17 12 £275 -15.38% 3
Midlands +33 6 £310 -4.62% 2
East Midlands - 5 £320 - 1
East of England -17 3 £300 -
South West +7 2 £306 -15.52%
North of England +54 1 £275 -15.38%
West Midlands +28 1 £288 -11.54% 1
Wales +15 1 - -
London -47 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -

LAMP Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 26 (96.30%) PHP
1 26 (96.30%) LAMP
2 21 (77.78%) MySQL
3 18 (66.67%) Symfony
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Laravel
6 9 (33.33%) MariaDB
7 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 8 (29.63%) Apache
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) Zend
10 4 (14.81%) jQuery
10 4 (14.81%) WordPress
10 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.81%) RESTful
10 4 (14.81%) HTML5
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) TDD
11 3 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (11.11%) Web Services
11 3 (11.11%) MVC
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.11%) nginx
11 3 (11.11%) CSS3
11 3 (11.11%) User Experience
12 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack

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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) WordPress
3 3 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) MariaDB
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) LAMP
2 18 (66.67%) Symfony
3 13 (48.15%) Laravel
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (7.41%) FFmpeg
8 2 (7.41%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (7.41%) OpenCV
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) Sass
9 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Debian
2 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) BDD
4 2 (7.41%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) API Development
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Front End Development
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) PHP
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) ES6
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) PHP 5
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Google