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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 164 182 188
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 26 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 1.51% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 9
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£250 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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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
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 36 (83.72%) PHP
2 28 (65.12%) MySQL
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 17 (39.53%) jQuery
6 13 (30.23%) Ajax
7 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.58%) Symfony
9 10 (23.26%) Subversion
9 10 (23.26%) Linux
9 10 (23.26%) XHTML
10 9 (20.93%) DevOps
11 8 (18.60%) Apache
11 8 (18.60%) Puppet
12 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) OO
12 7 (16.28%) Web Services
12 7 (16.28%) Python
13 6 (13.95%) TDD
13 6 (13.95%) Java
13 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (13.95%) Ruby
13 6 (13.95%) Drupal
14 5 (11.63%) PHP5
14 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
14 5 (11.63%) MVC
14 5 (11.63%) OO PHP
15 4 (9.30%) Ansible

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (18.60%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Drupal
3 4 (9.30%) WordPress
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.65%) CMS
5 2 (4.65%) Joomla!
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Subversion
3 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.98%) Selenium
4 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (2.33%) Legal
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Developer
2 25 (58.14%) PHP Developer
3 11 (25.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 5 (11.63%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (9.30%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.98%) PHP Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Linux Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
1 19 (44.19%) CSS
2 17 (39.53%) jQuery
3 13 (30.23%) Ajax
4 11 (25.58%) Symfony
5 10 (23.26%) XHTML
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
7 4 (9.30%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) REST
8 3 (6.98%) RESTful
8 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) CSS3
9 2 (4.65%) Laravel
9 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.65%) JSON
10 1 (2.33%) Sass
10 1 (2.33%) Visualforce
10 1 (2.33%) Mason
10 1 (2.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Open Source
1 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.33%) W3C
2 1 (2.33%) Interactive TV
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (16.28%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) MVC
5 5 (11.63%) OO PHP
6 4 (9.30%) Kanban
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.65%) XML Parsing
8 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (83.72%) PHP
2 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) Python
4 6 (13.95%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) PHP5
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) Golang
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Ansible
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (6.98%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) EMC
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.33%) Eloqua
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Siebel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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