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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 167 194 170
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing LAMP 19 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.40% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 21
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£350 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% -27.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 44 (75.86%) PHP
2 32 (55.17%) MySQL
3 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (43.10%) Linux
5 21 (36.21%) OO
5 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (36.21%) Symfony
5 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
6 19 (32.76%) TDD
6 19 (32.76%) HTML
6 19 (32.76%) CSS
7 17 (29.31%) OO PHP
8 13 (22.41%) JIRA
9 12 (20.69%) Apache
10 11 (18.97%) Subversion
10 11 (18.97%) MVC
11 10 (17.24%) Scrum
11 10 (17.24%) JSON
11 10 (17.24%) Python
11 10 (17.24%) Web Services
11 10 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (15.52%) jQuery
12 9 (15.52%) RESTful
12 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
12 9 (15.52%) XML
12 9 (15.52%) UNIX
13 8 (13.79%) Java
13 8 (13.79%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (20.69%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) Drupal
3 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.90%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.90%) CMS
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.45%) WordPress
7 1 (1.72%) nginx
7 1 (1.72%) Node.js
7 1 (1.72%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) SAN
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (1.72%) VPN
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (55.17%) MySQL
2 6 (10.34%) Redis
3 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.41%) JIRA
3 11 (18.97%) Subversion
4 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.62%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (1.72%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 28 (48.28%) PHP Developer
3 14 (24.14%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 13 (22.41%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Drupal Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) PHP Programmer
10 2 (3.45%) Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) Programmer
10 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.45%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 1 (1.72%) PHP Joomla! Developer
11 1 (1.72%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Symfony
2 19 (32.76%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) CSS
3 10 (17.24%) JSON
3 10 (17.24%) Web Services
4 9 (15.52%) jQuery
4 9 (15.52%) RESTful
4 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.52%) XML
5 8 (13.79%) Backbone.js
6 5 (8.62%) REST
6 5 (8.62%) CSS3
6 5 (8.62%) HTML5
6 5 (8.62%) Memcached
7 4 (6.90%) Ajax
8 3 (5.17%) XHTML
9 2 (3.45%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.45%) Yii
9 2 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Replication
2 3 (5.17%) Clustering
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) SCORM
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.72%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 6 (10.34%) CentOS
5 5 (8.62%) Windows
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) OO
3 19 (32.76%) TDD
4 17 (29.31%) OO PHP
5 11 (18.97%) MVC
6 10 (17.24%) Scrum
6 10 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.34%) Kanban
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) DevOps
9 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 4 (6.90%) BDD
11 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (75.86%) PHP
2 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) Python
4 8 (13.79%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) Ruby
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 7 (12.07%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.90%) PHP5
8 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.72%) Golang
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) MCITP
1 3 (5.17%) RHCT
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.17%) RHCE
1 3 (5.17%) CCNA
1 3 (5.17%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) NCDA
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.17%) XenApp
2 3 (5.17%) NFS
2 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Puppet
2 5 (8.62%) Ansible
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (8.62%) Cobbler
3 3 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (5.17%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.72%) Cacti
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) VMware
2 7 (12.07%) Zend
3 5 (8.62%) New Relic
3 5 (8.62%) EMC
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) NetApp
4 3 (5.17%) Symantec
4 3 (5.17%) Sophos
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
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