The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 174 174 194
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing LAMP 18 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.45% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.51% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £355 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.03% -13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £246 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £430 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +283.78%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LAMP also 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 that cited LAMP.

1 34 (85.00%) PHP
2 26 (65.00%) MySQL
3 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (45.00%) HTML
3 18 (45.00%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) jQuery
5 13 (32.50%) Ajax
6 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) Symfony
6 11 (27.50%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) XHTML
8 9 (22.50%) Web Services
8 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
9 8 (20.00%) Puppet
10 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Drupal
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 7 (17.50%) Subversion
11 6 (15.00%) Ruby
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) Python
11 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.00%) Apache
12 5 (12.50%) OO
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) MVC
12 5 (12.50%) PHP5

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LAMP also 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 that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Drupal
2 6 (15.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) WordPress
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.50%) Behat
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (20.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 4 (10.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Magento Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) HTML
1 18 (45.00%) CSS
2 17 (42.50%) jQuery
3 13 (32.50%) Ajax
4 11 (27.50%) Symfony
5 10 (25.00%) XHTML
6 9 (22.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) REST
9 3 (7.50%) HTML5
10 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (5.00%) Django
10 2 (5.00%) CSS3
10 2 (5.00%) Laravel
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.00%) .NET
10 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
11 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (17.50%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (10.00%) OO PHP
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Kanban
6 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) PHP
2 18 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
3 6 (15.00%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) PHP5
5 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Varnish
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.00%) CA LISA
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Pega
3 2 (5.00%) Coverity
3 2 (5.00%) CA
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.50%) Siebel
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) EMC
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.50%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.50%) Zend
4 1 (2.50%) Google
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