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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 170 181 198
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 26 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.33% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
Average daily rate
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£409 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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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
1604 1735 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 29.87% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1291 1627
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 35 (79.55%) PHP
2 26 (59.09%) MySQL
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
3 18 (40.91%) DevOps
4 15 (34.09%) Apache
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.82%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (29.55%) HTML
7 11 (25.00%) Ruby
8 10 (22.73%) Drupal
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
8 10 (22.73%) Python
8 10 (22.73%) Puppet
9 9 (20.45%) Web Services
9 9 (20.45%) Ajax
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.18%) Subversion
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
10 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
11 7 (15.91%) Symfony
11 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
11 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.64%) Java
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.64%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 15 (34.09%) Apache
2 10 (22.73%) Drupal
3 6 (13.64%) WordPress
4 4 (9.09%) nginx
4 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) CMS
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (2.27%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
2 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) IPsec
4 1 (2.27%) SSH
4 1 (2.27%) IPv6
4 1 (2.27%) OSPF
4 1 (2.27%) BGP
4 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Redis
5 2 (4.55%) MarkLogic
5 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.27%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Subversion
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.82%) PHPUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.55%) Gerrit
6 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.55%) Maven
6 2 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.27%) JMeter
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) Hudson
7 1 (2.27%) Behat
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (2.27%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) CSS
2 13 (29.55%) HTML
3 10 (22.73%) jQuery
4 9 (20.45%) Web Services
4 9 (20.45%) Ajax
5 7 (15.91%) Symfony
6 4 (9.09%) XHTML
7 3 (6.82%) XML
7 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.55%) Memcached
8 2 (4.55%) RESTful
8 2 (4.55%) CSS3
8 2 (4.55%) Laravel
8 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.55%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.55%) .NET
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Tandem
2 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.27%) Wiki
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Ubuntu
3 5 (11.36%) CentOS
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (2.27%) Fedora
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) DevOps
2 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) TDD
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (9.09%) Release Management
7 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.82%) SDLC
8 2 (4.55%) Product Management
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) PHP
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) Ruby
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.64%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) Perl
8 4 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (4.55%) C
9 2 (4.55%) C#
9 2 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (4.55%) PHP5
10 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.27%) Go
10 1 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Varnish
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Samba
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) Postfix
3 1 (2.27%) XenServer
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 8 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.82%) Ansible
3 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.82%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.82%) Salt
4 2 (4.55%) Kibana
4 2 (4.55%) Graphite
4 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.55%) logstash
4 2 (4.55%) Pingdom
4 2 (4.55%) CA LISA
4 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) Zend
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (4.55%) Pega
6 2 (4.55%) Coverity
6 2 (4.55%) Splunk
6 2 (4.55%) New Relic
6 2 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.27%) Eloqua
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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