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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 165 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 26 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.36% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 9
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£350 £319 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £379 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-37.67% +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
1552 1845 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.04% 30.11% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1372 1339
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 15
Average hourly rate £27.37 £147.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.44% +227.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £41.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £190.00 £135.00
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 40 (78.43%) PHP
2 29 (56.86%) MySQL
3 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) CSS
5 18 (35.29%) jQuery
6 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (27.45%) Symfony
7 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
7 14 (27.45%) Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Ajax
9 11 (21.57%) Python
10 10 (19.61%) XHTML
10 10 (19.61%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) OO
12 8 (15.69%) Java
12 8 (15.69%) Puppet
12 8 (15.69%) DevOps
13 7 (13.73%) OO PHP
13 7 (13.73%) Subversion
13 7 (13.73%) Ruby
13 7 (13.73%) Apache
13 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (13.73%) MVC
14 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
14 6 (11.76%) Perl
14 6 (11.76%) Web Services
14 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
14 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.76%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (13.73%) Apache
2 6 (11.76%) Drupal
3 3 (5.88%) WordPress
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.92%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
4 1 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) MySQL
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.73%) Subversion
3 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Selenium
5 3 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 27 (52.94%) PHP Developer
3 13 (25.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 8 (15.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Magento Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Lead PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Python Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) HTML
1 20 (39.22%) CSS
2 18 (35.29%) jQuery
3 14 (27.45%) Symfony
4 12 (23.53%) Ajax
5 10 (19.61%) XHTML
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (7.84%) REST
7 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.84%) XML
7 4 (7.84%) RESTful
7 4 (7.84%) HTML5
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
8 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 3 (5.88%) CSS3
9 2 (3.92%) Laravel
9 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.96%) Zend Framework
10 1 (1.96%) Memcached
10 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.96%) W3C
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Debian
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) TDD
3 9 (17.65%) OO
4 8 (15.69%) DevOps
5 7 (13.73%) OO PHP
5 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (13.73%) MVC
6 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Kanban
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.92%) OOP
10 2 (3.92%) Web Development
10 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) PHP
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) Python
4 8 (15.69%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) Ruby
6 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.76%) Perl
7 5 (9.80%) PHP5
7 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) C++
9 1 (1.96%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Ansible
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (7.84%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.96%) Cacti
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) VMware
1 4 (7.84%) EMC
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 2 (3.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) New Relic
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