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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 140 159 189
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +30
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.56% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.86% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 13
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
London

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
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) MySQL
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) PHP
3 22 (70.97%) Apache
4 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) jQuery
6 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) CMS
8 8 (25.81%) Drupal
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) DevOps
9 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (19.35%) Web Development
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
10 6 (19.35%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
11 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Node.js
11 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
11 5 (16.13%) SAP
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (16.13%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) CMS
2 8 (25.81%) Drupal
3 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.13%) WordPress
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.68%) nginx
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.23%) Confluence
6 1 (3.23%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (3.23%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
6 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) BGP
1 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) IPv6
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) OSPF
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 3 (9.68%) Ant
5 3 (9.68%) Gerrit
5 3 (9.68%) Maven
5 3 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.23%) Grunt
7 1 (3.23%) gulp
7 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Senior Developer
3 9 (29.03%) PHP Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Drupal Developer
5 7 (22.58%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Drupal Developer
7 4 (12.90%) CMS Developer
7 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior LAMP Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Deployment Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) CSS
2 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 11 (35.48%) jQuery
4 5 (16.13%) HTML5
5 4 (12.90%) Symfony
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.68%) CSS3
6 3 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (9.68%) Laravel
6 3 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.45%) Ajax
7 2 (6.45%) React
7 2 (6.45%) RESTful
7 2 (6.45%) Sass
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (3.23%) Doctrine
8 1 (3.23%) Middleware
8 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) CentOS
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Fedora
4 1 (3.23%) SUSE
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
2 6 (19.35%) Web Development
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) OO PHP
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) AOP
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) PHP
2 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCNA
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) vCloud
2 2 (6.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.23%) iptables
3 1 (3.23%) Postfix
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
3 1 (3.23%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Nagios
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago