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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 177 194 187
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 20 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.16% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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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
1738 2156 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.88% 29.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 32 (71.11%) PHP
2 25 (55.56%) MySQL
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) OO
3 14 (31.11%) Puppet
4 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
4 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 12 (26.67%) Web Services
5 12 (26.67%) DevOps
6 11 (24.44%) CSS
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) MVC
7 10 (22.22%) Apache
8 9 (20.00%) SQL
8 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.00%) TDD
8 9 (20.00%) PHP5
8 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (17.78%) New Relic
9 8 (17.78%) Zend
9 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Ruby
9 8 (17.78%) Oracle
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.56%) Python
10 7 (15.56%) jQuery
10 7 (15.56%) HTML5
10 7 (15.56%) Symfony
10 7 (15.56%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 10 (22.22%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Moodle
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) ElastiCache
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Redis
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Behat
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.44%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.22%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Head of Development
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Moodle Developer
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) Symfony
3 7 (15.56%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
3 7 (15.56%) CSS3
4 5 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 5 (11.11%) XML
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) Laravel
5 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (4.44%) Memcached
7 2 (4.44%) Kohana
7 2 (4.44%) Zend Framework
7 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.22%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Blog
2 2 (4.44%) Online Games
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.44%) VLE
3 1 (2.22%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) OO
2 12 (26.67%) DevOps
3 11 (24.44%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) TDD
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
6 6 (13.33%) OO PHP
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 4 (8.89%) OOP
8 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (6.67%) UML
9 3 (6.67%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) PHP
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) PHP5
4 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Ruby
6 7 (15.56%) Python
7 5 (11.11%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.22%) PHP4
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) C#
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.33%) Nagios
4 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) Salt
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
1 8 (17.78%) Zend
1 8 (17.78%) New Relic
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Foundry
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
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