The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 265 332 281
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -51
Contract jobs citing LAMP 347 198 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.46% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.52% 1.71% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 116 228
Average daily rate £333 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in England

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the England region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +34 180 £375 +20.96% 101
South East +7 53 £263 -19.23% 28
South West +12 50 £375 +22.44% 32
Yorkshire -5 23 £270 -16.92% 18
East of England -21 20 £325 - 9
North West -24 11 £294 +6.81% 5
East Midlands -7 10 £350 +28.44% 9
West Midlands -21 2 £275 +15.78% 2
North East - - - - 2
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 380 (74.80%) PHP
2 325 (63.98%) MySQL
3 235 (46.26%) HTML
4 232 (45.67%) JavaScript
5 223 (43.90%) CSS
6 208 (40.94%) Linux
7 147 (28.94%) Apache
8 144 (28.35%) jQuery
9 111 (21.85%) Puppet
10 99 (19.49%) Git (software)
11 92 (18.11%) OO
12 89 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
13 85 (16.73%) Opscode Chef
14 82 (16.14%) MVC
15 80 (15.75%) HTML5
16 79 (15.55%) SQL
17 76 (14.96%) XML
18 74 (14.57%) Web Services
18 74 (14.57%) Drupal
19 70 (13.78%) Red Hat
20 69 (13.58%) Subversion
21 66 (12.99%) CSS3
22 65 (12.80%) Perl
23 63 (12.40%) Python
23 63 (12.40%) Nagios
24 62 (12.20%) OOP
24 62 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
25 59 (11.61%) Ajax
26 57 (11.22%) TDD
27 56 (11.02%) Open Source

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 147 (28.94%) Apache
2 74 (14.57%) Drupal
3 45 (8.86%) WordPress
4 38 (7.48%) CMS
5 35 (6.89%) Tomcat
6 23 (4.53%) Apache Solr
7 18 (3.54%) nginx
8 14 (2.76%) Moodle
9 13 (2.56%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.56%) Node.js
10 12 (2.36%) Adobe CQ
10 12 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (2.17%) Escenic
11 11 (2.17%) MQSeries
12 9 (1.77%) Confluence
13 6 (1.18%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.18%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.98%) IIS
14 5 (0.98%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 24 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.59%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.74%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.33%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.36%) Joyent
4 11 (2.17%) SaaS
5 8 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.59%) GitHub
9 2 (0.39%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.20%) Office 365
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.74%) DNS
2 18 (3.54%) Internet
2 18 (3.54%) Firewall
3 13 (2.56%) LDAP
4 12 (2.36%) VPN
5 9 (1.77%) Intranet
6 8 (1.57%) HTTP
6 8 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.38%) LAN
8 6 (1.18%) WAN
8 6 (1.18%) SAN
8 6 (1.18%) Extranet
8 6 (1.18%) iSCSI
9 5 (0.98%) Network Security
9 5 (0.98%) IPv6
10 4 (0.79%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.79%) MRTG
10 4 (0.79%) IPsec
10 4 (0.79%) OSPF
10 4 (0.79%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (63.98%) MySQL
2 47 (9.25%) MongoDB
3 40 (7.87%) SQL Server
4 33 (6.50%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.10%) Big Data
6 26 (5.12%) Hadoop
7 25 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (3.35%) CouchDB
8 17 (3.35%) Riak
9 12 (2.36%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.57%) Redis
12 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.39%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.39%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) SQLite
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.58%) Subversion
3 51 (10.04%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.12%) PHPUnit
5 24 (4.72%) Hudson
6 11 (2.17%) Maven
6 11 (2.17%) JIRA
7 9 (1.77%) Selenium
8 8 (1.57%) Behat
9 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.98%) JUnit
9 5 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.79%) Xcode
10 4 (0.79%) RSpec
11 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.39%) PhoneGap
12 2 (0.39%) Ant
12 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.20%) Flash Builder
General
1 36 (7.09%) Finance
2 12 (2.36%) Marketing
3 10 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.77%) Publishing
4 9 (1.77%) Retail
5 8 (1.57%) Games
6 7 (1.38%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 319 (62.80%) Developer
2 157 (30.91%) PHP Developer
3 52 (10.24%) Web Developer
3 52 (10.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (9.45%) Drupal Developer
5 47 (9.25%) LAMP Developer
6 37 (7.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 30 (5.91%) Administrator
8 27 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 27 (5.31%) Programmer
8 27 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (5.12%) PHP Web Developer
10 22 (4.33%) Analyst
11 20 (3.94%) Linux Administrator
12 18 (3.54%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (2.95%) Consultant
16 14 (2.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (46.26%) HTML
2 223 (43.90%) CSS
3 144 (28.35%) jQuery
4 80 (15.75%) HTML5
5 76 (14.96%) XML
6 74 (14.57%) Web Services
7 66 (12.99%) CSS3
8 59 (11.61%) Ajax
9 42 (8.27%) JSON
10 38 (7.48%) Symfony
11 35 (6.89%) XHTML
11 35 (6.89%) .NET
12 24 (4.72%) Sass
12 24 (4.72%) CodeIgniter
13 20 (3.94%) LESS
13 20 (3.94%) SOAP
14 16 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (2.76%) J2EE
17 13 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.02%) Open Source
2 23 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.74%) Digital Media
4 17 (3.35%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.36%) Taxonomies
6 11 (2.17%) Replication
6 11 (2.17%) Clustering
7 9 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.77%) Social Network
8 6 (1.18%) VLE
9 5 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.98%) Wiki
9 5 (0.98%) Derivative
9 5 (0.98%) Ergonomics
9 5 (0.98%) iPhone
10 4 (0.79%) FMCG
11 3 (0.59%) Online Games
11 3 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.59%) Streaming Media
11 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 208 (40.94%) Linux
2 51 (10.04%) UNIX
2 51 (10.04%) CentOS
3 40 (7.87%) Windows
4 35 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (6.10%) Debian
6 29 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 27 (5.31%) Android
7 27 (5.31%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.38%) Solaris
10 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.11%) OO
2 89 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (16.14%) MVC
4 62 (12.20%) OOP
4 62 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (11.22%) TDD
6 51 (10.04%) Scrum
7 46 (9.06%) E-Commerce
8 35 (6.89%) BDD
9 34 (6.69%) Configuration Management
10 31 (6.10%) Web Development
11 29 (5.71%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.92%) OO PHP
13 23 (4.53%) Migration
13 23 (4.53%) Automated Testing
14 18 (3.54%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (3.54%) Android Development
15 16 (3.15%) iOS Development
15 16 (3.15%) Content Management
16 15 (2.95%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 380 (74.80%) PHP
2 232 (45.67%) JavaScript
3 79 (15.55%) SQL
4 65 (12.80%) Perl
5 63 (12.40%) Python
6 54 (10.63%) Bash Shell
7 52 (10.24%) Ruby
7 52 (10.24%) Java
8 50 (9.84%) PHP5
9 29 (5.71%) C#
10 11 (2.17%) Scala
11 10 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.18%) C++
13 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.79%) C
15 3 (0.59%) AWK
15 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.39%) sed
16 2 (0.39%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (5.12%) Degree
2 11 (2.17%) RHCE
3 9 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.18%) ISEB
6 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.79%) RHCT
8 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CCNA
9 2 (0.39%) LPIC
9 2 (0.39%) MCITP
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MCSE
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) NCDA
10 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.13%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.53%) Varnish
2 18 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.56%) Postfix
4 11 (2.17%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.77%) Samba
6 6 (1.18%) NFS
7 5 (0.98%) KVM
7 5 (0.98%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.79%) Squid
8 4 (0.79%) XenServer
9 3 (0.59%) vCloud
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.39%) XenApp
11 1 (0.20%) Xen
11 1 (0.20%) vSphere
11 1 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 111 (21.85%) Puppet
2 85 (16.73%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (12.40%) Nagios
4 25 (4.92%) ZABBIX
5 22 (4.33%) Cacti
6 7 (1.38%) Munin
7 6 (1.18%) StatsD
8 5 (0.98%) Ansible
9 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.59%) SCCM
10 3 (0.59%) Foglight
11 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.20%) SCOM
12 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.20%) OpenView
12 1 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 70 (13.78%) Red Hat
2 54 (10.63%) Zend
3 39 (7.68%) Rackspace
4 37 (7.28%) Oracle
5 27 (5.31%) VMware
6 22 (4.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.56%) Percona
8 12 (2.36%) JBoss
8 12 (2.36%) HP
9 10 (1.97%) Cisco
9 10 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (1.97%) Google
10 9 (1.77%) Twitter
11 7 (1.38%) Adobe
11 7 (1.38%) Citrix
11 7 (1.38%) NetApp
12 6 (1.18%) Neolane
12 6 (1.18%) New Relic
13 4 (0.79%) Apple
14 3 (0.59%) EMC
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