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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 179 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 26 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.10% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 14
Average daily rate
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£406 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
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
1748 1727 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.99% 29.51% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1297 1657
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £16.00 £27.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 (77.78%) PHP
2 26 (57.78%) MySQL
3 19 (42.22%) DevOps
4 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
4 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (28.89%) HTML
7 13 (28.89%) Apache
8 12 (26.67%) Ruby
8 12 (26.67%) Puppet
9 11 (24.44%) Ajax
9 11 (24.44%) jQuery
9 11 (24.44%) Python
10 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 9 (20.00%) Drupal
11 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (15.56%) Symfony
13 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
13 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
13 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
14 6 (13.33%) Open Source
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 13 (28.89%) Apache
2 9 (20.00%) Drupal
3 4 (8.89%) WordPress
3 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) IPv6
4 1 (2.22%) OSPF
4 1 (2.22%) BGP
4 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.22%) IPsec
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Redis
5 2 (4.44%) MarkLogic
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
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%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Behat
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) PHP Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Magento Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) CSS
2 13 (28.89%) HTML
3 11 (24.44%) Ajax
3 11 (24.44%) jQuery
4 10 (22.22%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) Symfony
6 6 (13.33%) XHTML
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.44%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (4.44%) CakePHP
8 2 (4.44%) Django
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
8 2 (4.44%) RESTful
8 2 (4.44%) HTML5
8 2 (4.44%) Memcached
8 2 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Tandem
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.22%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Ubuntu
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Debian
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) DevOps
2 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Web Development
4 6 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (8.89%) Release Management
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 3 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.44%) Product Management
7 2 (4.44%) OWASP
7 2 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) PHP
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) Ruby
4 11 (24.44%) Python
5 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 7 (15.56%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) PHP5
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.22%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
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
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Postfix
3 1 (2.22%) XenServer
3 1 (2.22%) Samba
3 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Puppet
2 9 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) Ansible
4 3 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (6.67%) ZABBIX
4 3 (6.67%) Salt
5 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 2 (4.44%) Graphite
5 2 (4.44%) Rundeck
5 2 (4.44%) logstash
5 2 (4.44%) Pingdom
5 2 (4.44%) CA LISA
5 2 (4.44%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.22%) Capistrano
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 3 (6.67%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) Pega
4 2 (4.44%) Coverity
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) New Relic
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
4 2 (4.44%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Siebel
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago