Freelance LAMP jobs for world-class engineers

At Toptal, you’ll work on freelance LAMP jobs and projects with top clients who understand the value of elite engineering talent. As a former Software Developer, you gain the opportunity to design your own schedule, get real-time help from a global community of experts, and enjoy top professional development opportunities.

Hiring LAMP Developers? Learn more about Toptal.

Why should you use Toptal to build your career?

At Toptal, you’ll always have plenty of opportunities available to grow personally and professionally. From working with cutting-edge technologies to getting real-time feedback from a global community of top developers, there are always options for creating value for yourself here.

Grow your career by working with top companies

Grow your career by working with top companies

At Toptal, you’ll choose from projects with industry leaders like Airbnb and NetApp and learn cutting-edge technologies and skills.

Never worry about payments

Never worry about payments

At Toptal, you set your own rate, always get paid on time, and never have to worry about negotiating with clients or competing with cheap, inexperienced developers.

Design your own lifestyle

Design your own lifestyle

No offices, no useless meetings, and no mandatory hours. You choose your own availability and enjoy the freedom to work from wherever you want.

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Learn from peers and take advanced technical courses

Have a bug? Ping the Toptal Slack Community for real-time, on-demand support from a global network of top engineers. Want to learn a new skill? The Toptal Academy is designed to help you rapidly gain professional expertise in a new technology.

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

Get featured on the Toptal Engineering Blog

With hundreds of thousands of subscribers, hundreds of advanced technical studies, and frequent syndication requests from top industry publications, publishing on the Toptal Engineering Blog is a unique chance to show off your top work to the best in the industry.

Speak at conferences and attend events

Speak at conferences and attend events

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but as part of the Toptal Speakers Network, we’ll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Meet members of the Toptal LAMP community:

Pantelis Vratsalis

Athens, Central Athens, Greece

Pantelis loves coding and helping teams grow their skills. He's a polyglot engineer specializing in Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, JavaScrip... Read More

Bryce Ott

Lindon, UT, United States

With more than a decade and a half working as an engineer, architect, director, vice president, and CTO, Bryce brings a deep understandi... Read More

Joshua Walker

Springfield, MO, United States

Joshua is a senior developer who specializes in web development—primarily *nix server administration, Drupal, and jQuery. He has extensi... Read More

Stanislav Ivanov

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Stanislav is a senior PHP developer with more than ten years of total development experience and six years of team development experienc... Read More

Ivan Voras

Zagreb, Croatia

Ivan is primarily a back-end developer with 18+ years of experience architecting and implementing server-side solutions, including distr... Read More

Julien Loutre

New York, NY, United States

Julien is a professional software engineer with 15+ years of experience. A former team leader and user operations analyst at Facebook as... Read More

Ignacio Freiberg

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ignacio is a software and web developer with more than twelve years of experience in many programming languages, libraries, and framewor... Read More

Alex Kirs

Huahin, Russia

Alex has worked in web development since 1999 with a variety of technologies, specializing in PHP, Yii, JavaScript, jQuery, and Sphinx. ... Read More

Tomislav Krnic

Zagreb, Croatia

Tomislav is a full-stack developer and designer with over 20 years of experience. He has recently focused on React Native Mobile develop... Read More

Jay Johnston

Nashville, TN, United States

Coding HTML, CSS, and JS since his armed forces days in 1997, Jay's experience in adapting web technology to meet customer needs is exte... Read More

Ilya Sanosian

Prague, Czech Republic

Ilya is an IT consultant, web architect, and manager with over a decade of experience building and leading teams, training colleagues, a... Read More

See 3 typical LAMP jobs you’ll have access to at Toptal:

Top clients, ranging from industry-leaders to rapidly growing start-ups, use Toptal to hire elite LAMP developers for their mission-critical jobs.

LAMP Developer

We are a large online marketplace for building tools and equipment, connecting buyers and sellers through our proprietary platform. We are looking to hire an experienced developer to hit the ground running to learn our environment and push updates, refactoring our codebase and ultimately building a new version of our WebApp. This is a great opportunity, with the ideal candidate being instrumental in creating a modern marketplace using the latest technology.

PHP Developer
Ionic, Angular, JavaScript, PHP, CSS

We are a popular game company in the process of developing an Android and iOS app to bring our unique experience to mobile. We are looking for a PHP developer to make changes to our app interface and user experience using Ionic. This is a growth opportunity for the ideal hire, with the opportunity to develop further games under our brand and lead a team of junior developers.

Full-stack PHP Developer
WordPress, PHP

We are an established marketing agency at the forefront of Internet shifts and behavioral patterns, bringing clarity, strategy, and innovation to our clients. We are looking for a senior developer to join our team as an in-house, subject matter expert to work with our clients on their mission-critical digital projects.

Enjoy competitive, worry-free compensation.

At Toptal, you set your own rates and never have to spend time marketing yourself, billing clients, etc. Most Toptalers make substantially more through Toptal than they did at their previous jobs, and we’ll always pay you on time, even if clients have not yet paid us. Never worry about payments again.

Trusted by:
Airbnb trusted Toptal to help hire programmers to support their Berlin office.
Bridgestone has worked with Toptal to add freelance developers to their global team.
Duolingo trusted Toptal contractors to develop their key software applications.
USC hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.
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Cleveland Cavaliers hires software engineers from Toptal for their mission-critical initiatives.

Design your own lifestyle.

At Toptal, you can choose your own schedule and work from anywhere in the world that has Internet. Whether you want to spend more time at home with your family or start traveling and work from exotic beaches, the choice is completely up to you. No offices, no mandatory hours, just complete freedom to work in the way that suits you best.

Join tech conferences, advanced skill development sessions, and more.

Not only will you be able to attend Toptal Community events in cities all around the world, but if you join the Toptal Speakers Network, we'll also help you attend leading conferences, submit papers, and prepare and deliver keynote speeches.

Why do top LAMP experts join Toptal?

Zenel Rrushi

Software Developer
Tirana, Albania

Zenel started his developing journey in 2015 where he began by getting the most of various technologies like SQL Server, PHP, Linux, jQuery, HTML, and CSS. During his career, he’s also worked and managed teams of all sizes and is an accomplished back-end engineer.

I've found some really interesting and challenging projects working with Toptal, as well as great teams and plenty of learning. Every project I've worked on has presented me with new challenges, new programming paradigms, or new management tools. This is something you just cannot get on any other platform.

Fady S. Ghatas

PHP Developer
Cairo, Egypt

Fady has over half a decade of experience in web development. He has built quality websites in PHP, Node.js, and Python. He's also acknowledged as a security researcher by Microsoft, Apple, AT&T, and Red Hat for ferreting out vulnerabilities, and he is currently pursuing a master's degree in computer engineering.

Since joining Toptal back in 2016, I've always had a great variety of PHP opportunities, from implementation and testing to devops and security. Plus, when you join, you'll have access to one of the best Slack communities ever. And you can become a thought leader by publishing to Toptal's Engineering Blog, the #1 technical blog hands down. Toptal is the best freelancing platform to do what you love in the most hassle-free way!

By joining Toptal, you’ll have full flexibility over which projects you choose and when you want to work.

Aside from enjoying the benefits of our amazing community, you’ll have full flexibility to accept or reject projects as you prefer. Whether you prefer to work full-time at Toptal or you’d rather just take on occasional hourly jobs, the choice is yours.