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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 173 202 189
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 30 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 1.20% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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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
1758 2089 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 29.52% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1581 1631
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 (72.73%) PHP
2 32 (58.18%) MySQL
3 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (36.36%) OO
5 19 (34.55%) Linux
5 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.91%) HTML
6 17 (30.91%) CSS
7 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
8 15 (27.27%) MVC
9 14 (25.45%) TDD
9 14 (25.45%) Web Services
10 13 (23.64%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) Symfony
10 13 (23.64%) Puppet
11 12 (21.82%) OO PHP
12 11 (20.00%) DevOps
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
12 11 (20.00%) JIRA
12 11 (20.00%) Oracle
13 10 (18.18%) XML
13 10 (18.18%) Apache
13 10 (18.18%) New Relic
14 9 (16.36%) jQuery
14 9 (16.36%) Java
14 9 (16.36%) Zend
15 8 (14.55%) PHP5
15 8 (14.55%) Scrum
15 8 (14.55%) Windows
15 8 (14.55%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Drupal
4 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) Joomla!
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) nginx
6 1 (1.82%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) SaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) ElastiCache
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) VLAN
2 3 (5.45%) iSCSI
2 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (58.18%) MySQL
2 6 (10.91%) Redis
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.09%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) PHPUnit
6 2 (3.64%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.64%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) Behat
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
1 3 (5.45%) Games
1 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) PHP Developer
3 9 (16.36%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) DBA
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.64%) LAMP Developer
9 1 (1.82%) MySQL DBA
9 1 (1.82%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) HTML
1 17 (30.91%) CSS
2 14 (25.45%) Web Services
3 13 (23.64%) Symfony
4 11 (20.00%) JSON
5 10 (18.18%) XML
6 9 (16.36%) jQuery
7 8 (14.55%) RESTful
7 8 (14.55%) HTML5
7 8 (14.55%) CSS3
8 7 (12.73%) Backbone.js
8 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.09%) Laravel
9 5 (9.09%) Memcached
10 3 (5.45%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) XML Schema
11 2 (3.64%) Ajax
11 2 (3.64%) Kohana
11 2 (3.64%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (3.64%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.45%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Blog
3 2 (3.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Online Games
4 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) SCORM
4 1 (1.82%) VLE
4 1 (1.82%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) Animation
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) UNIX
5 3 (5.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) OO
3 15 (27.27%) MVC
4 14 (25.45%) TDD
5 12 (21.82%) OO PHP
6 11 (20.00%) DevOps
7 8 (14.55%) Scrum
8 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (9.09%) Migration
10 5 (9.09%) BDD
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 4 (7.27%) OOP
11 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
12 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (5.45%) Data Security
12 3 (5.45%) SOA
12 3 (5.45%) CRM
12 3 (5.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) PHP
2 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 8 (14.55%) PHP5
6 7 (12.73%) Ruby
7 6 (10.91%) Python
8 5 (9.09%) Perl
9 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.64%) C
12 1 (1.82%) C#
12 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.82%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) RHCT
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.45%) MCITP
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) RHCE
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 3 (5.45%) NFS
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.09%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (5.45%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (5.45%) Salt
5 2 (3.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) New Relic
3 9 (16.36%) Zend
4 7 (12.73%) VMware
5 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.45%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) IBM
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp
6 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
6 3 (5.45%) Sophos
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) Foundry
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Teamcore
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago