The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 174 198 177
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs citing LAMP 20 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.96% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 32
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £290 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
LAMP
London

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 36 (72.00%) PHP
2 31 (62.00%) MySQL
3 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) Linux
4 14 (28.00%) OO
4 14 (28.00%) HTML
4 14 (28.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) MVC
4 14 (28.00%) Puppet
5 13 (26.00%) DevOps
5 13 (26.00%) Symfony
6 12 (24.00%) Zend
6 12 (24.00%) PHP5
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
6 12 (24.00%) Apache
7 11 (22.00%) Web Services
7 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
8 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (20.00%) SQL
8 10 (20.00%) Python
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) Oracle
9 9 (18.00%) TDD
9 9 (18.00%) Ruby
10 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
11 7 (14.00%) New Relic
11 7 (14.00%) Ajax
11 7 (14.00%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (24.00%) Apache
2 5 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (10.00%) Moodle
3 4 (8.00%) Drupal
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) Joomla!
5 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.00%) WordPress
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) GitHub
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Redis
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Subversion
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Behat
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (12.00%) Games
2 5 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (12.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) DBA
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
7 2 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) HTML
1 14 (28.00%) CSS
2 13 (26.00%) Symfony
3 12 (24.00%) jQuery
4 11 (22.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) Ajax
6 6 (12.00%) XML
6 6 (12.00%) HTML5
6 6 (12.00%) CSS3
7 4 (8.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (8.00%) JSON
7 4 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (6.00%) Zend Framework
8 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) RESTful
9 2 (4.00%) Yii
9 2 (4.00%) Laravel
9 2 (4.00%) Sass
9 2 (4.00%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) VLE
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.00%) Online Games
3 2 (4.00%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
4 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) Ergonomics
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Debian
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) OO
1 14 (28.00%) MVC
2 13 (26.00%) DevOps
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) OO PHP
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Data Security
7 5 (10.00%) Release Management
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 3 (6.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) PHP
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) PHP5
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Python
5 9 (18.00%) Ruby
5 9 (18.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Puppet
2 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.00%) Nagios
4 3 (6.00%) Salt
5 2 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Zend
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) New Relic
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.00%) Foundry
7 1 (2.00%) HP
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 18 days ago
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Real Staffing
Posted: 22 days ago