The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 29 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.70% 2.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +26.08%
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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
61 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 41.22% 29.07% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 15
Average daily rate £425 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £586 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Croydon region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) nginx
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (60.00%) CentOS
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Google
4 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (60.00%) vCloud
4 6 (60.00%) HAProxy
4 6 (60.00%) Docker
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) nginx
2 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Mule ESB
4 2 (20.00%) Jetty
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (60.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) DMZ
3 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Gerrit
3 4 (40.00%) PhantomJS
3 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (40.00%) Gradle
3 4 (40.00%) Artifactory
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Ant
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) PVCS
4 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Doctrine
2 4 (40.00%) Java EE
2 4 (40.00%) Symfony
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (60.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (60.00%) DevOps
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) OWASP
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) PHP5
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) vCloud
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) logstash
3 2 (20.00%) Salt
3 2 (20.00%) Kibana
3 2 (20.00%) Rundeck
4 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Google
2 4 (40.00%) Zend
3 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) HP