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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 184 178 199
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing LAMP 19 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.43% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 11
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +27.27%
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
1719 1748 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.39% 29.65% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1336 1591
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £288
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 11 4 28
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.64 £16.00 £27.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 38 (84.44%) PHP
2 29 (64.44%) MySQL
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.00%) CSS
5 17 (37.78%) HTML
6 16 (35.56%) jQuery
7 15 (33.33%) Ajax
7 15 (33.33%) DevOps
8 13 (28.89%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (24.44%) Apache
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 10 (22.22%) XHTML
11 10 (22.22%) Symfony
11 10 (22.22%) Puppet
12 9 (20.00%) Python
12 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) Ruby
13 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (15.56%) Drupal
14 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
14 7 (15.56%) Java
15 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
15 6 (13.33%) Subversion
15 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
16 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
16 5 (11.11%) QA
16 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
16 5 (11.11%) PHP5

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (24.44%) Apache
2 7 (15.56%) Drupal
3 5 (11.11%) WordPress
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) nginx
5 2 (4.44%) Mule ESB
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Redis
4 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.67%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
6 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.44%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Behat
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) PHP Developer
3 8 (17.78%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) CSS
2 17 (37.78%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) jQuery
4 15 (33.33%) Ajax
5 10 (22.22%) Symfony
5 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 10 (22.22%) XHTML
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) HTML5
7 3 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (4.44%) CSS3
8 2 (4.44%) Laravel
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.44%) Memcached
8 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.44%) RESTful
8 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Tandem
3 1 (2.22%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) MVC
6 4 (8.89%) OO PHP
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) ITIL
7 3 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (4.44%) OWASP
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.44%) Open Source
8 2 (4.44%) BDD
8 2 (4.44%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) PHP
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (20.00%) Ruby
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) PHP5
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Varnish
2 2 (4.44%) vCloud
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
3 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.44%) logstash
4 2 (4.44%) CA LISA
4 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
4 2 (4.44%) Salt
4 2 (4.44%) Kibana
4 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
5 1 (2.22%) Graphite
5 1 (2.22%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Google
3 2 (4.44%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) Pega
3 2 (4.44%) Coverity
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) CA
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.22%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Siebel
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.22%) New Relic
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