The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 364 363 325
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Contract jobs citing LAMP 203 181 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 1.51% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 120 146
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
LAMP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
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 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 97 £400 +6.66% 64
South East +7 44 £331 +10.41% 43
South West -21 16 £375 +20.00% 22
Yorkshire -5 15 £438 +34.61% 18
East of England +9 12 £338 -6.89% 14
North West -11 10 £325 -23.52% 16
North East - 5 £300 - 1
West Midlands +1 4 £305 +1.66% 2
East Midlands - - - - 7
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 472 (78.67%) PHP
2 337 (56.17%) MySQL
3 289 (48.17%) Linux
4 225 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 210 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 207 (34.50%) Apache
7 193 (32.17%) HTML
8 186 (31.00%) CSS
9 184 (30.67%) Git (software)
10 150 (25.00%) Web Services
11 146 (24.33%) MVC
12 137 (22.83%) OO
13 131 (21.83%) Open Source
14 123 (20.50%) jQuery
15 122 (20.33%) DevOps
16 116 (19.33%) Puppet
17 113 (18.83%) Red Hat
18 108 (18.00%) TDD
19 106 (17.67%) Subversion
20 103 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
21 102 (17.00%) SQL
22 95 (15.83%) Symfony
23 91 (15.17%) CentOS
24 89 (14.83%) Drupal
25 87 (14.50%) XML
25 87 (14.50%) UNIX
25 87 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
26 86 (14.33%) Ruby
27 83 (13.83%) Scrum
28 81 (13.50%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 207 (34.50%) Apache
2 89 (14.83%) Drupal
3 50 (8.33%) nginx
4 34 (5.67%) Node.js
5 31 (5.17%) WordPress
6 28 (4.67%) Tomcat
7 27 (4.50%) CMS
8 22 (3.67%) IIS
9 20 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (3.00%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.33%) Joomla!
11 8 (1.33%) Confluence
12 5 (0.83%) MediaWiki
13 4 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
13 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.67%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.67%) JBoss
14 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
16 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (3.17%) Magento
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (8.83%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 16 (2.67%) SaaS
5 12 (2.00%) Joyent
6 11 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.83%) PaaS
8 4 (0.67%) Route 53
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.50%) IaaS
9 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.17%) Yammer
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.67%) Firewall
2 26 (4.33%) WAN
3 25 (4.17%) LAN
3 25 (4.17%) LDAP
3 25 (4.17%) Internet
4 21 (3.50%) DNS
5 17 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.50%) Intranet
7 11 (1.83%) HTTP
7 11 (1.83%) SSL
8 10 (1.67%) VPN
9 6 (1.00%) Network Security
9 6 (1.00%) DHCP
9 6 (1.00%) VoIP
10 5 (0.83%) IPv6
10 5 (0.83%) SAN
10 5 (0.83%) OSPF
10 5 (0.83%) BGP
10 5 (0.83%) EIGRP
10 5 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (56.17%) MySQL
2 69 (11.50%) MongoDB
3 39 (6.50%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.83%) Redis
5 25 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 22 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 18 (3.00%) Big Data
9 17 (2.83%) Relational Database
10 16 (2.67%) Riak
10 16 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.50%) CouchDB
12 10 (1.67%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.33%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
16 2 (0.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 184 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 106 (17.67%) Subversion
3 76 (12.67%) Jenkins
4 46 (7.67%) JIRA
5 44 (7.33%) PHPUnit
6 36 (6.00%) Hudson
7 28 (4.67%) Selenium
8 17 (2.83%) Mercurial
9 12 (2.00%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.00%) JUnit
10 11 (1.83%) Maven
11 10 (1.67%) RSpec
11 10 (1.67%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.00%) Yeoman
12 6 (1.00%) Bower
12 6 (1.00%) Grunt
13 5 (0.83%) Artifactory
13 5 (0.83%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.67%) QUnit
General
1 29 (4.83%) Marketing
2 25 (4.17%) Finance
3 7 (1.17%) Retail
3 7 (1.17%) Back Office
4 6 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.00%) Publishing
5 5 (0.83%) Advertising
5 5 (0.83%) Electronics
6 3 (0.50%) Games
6 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.50%) German Language
7 2 (0.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.33%) Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 373 (62.17%) Developer
2 239 (39.83%) PHP Developer
3 61 (10.17%) Web Developer
4 57 (9.50%) Senior Developer
5 54 (9.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 45 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 42 (7.00%) Architect
7 42 (7.00%) LAMP Developer
8 39 (6.50%) Drupal Developer
9 31 (5.17%) Senior PHP Developer
10 27 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
11 23 (3.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 20 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
13 19 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
14 18 (3.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 17 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (2.50%) DevOps Architect
17 12 (2.00%) Front-End Developer
17 12 (2.00%) Magento Developer
18 11 (1.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (32.17%) HTML
2 186 (31.00%) CSS
3 150 (25.00%) Web Services
4 123 (20.50%) jQuery
5 95 (15.83%) Symfony
6 87 (14.50%) XML
7 79 (13.17%) HTML5
8 57 (9.50%) CSS3
8 57 (9.50%) AngularJS
9 50 (8.33%) Laravel
10 47 (7.83%) RESTful
11 44 (7.33%) CodeIgniter
12 39 (6.50%) Ajax
13 29 (4.83%) XSLT
13 29 (4.83%) REST
14 27 (4.50%) .NET
14 27 (4.50%) Backbone.js
15 26 (4.33%) Memcached
16 23 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
17 22 (3.67%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 131 (21.83%) Open Source
2 27 (4.50%) Taxonomies
3 22 (3.67%) Social Media
4 21 (3.50%) User Experience
5 20 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.17%) Derivative
7 15 (2.50%) Clustering
8 12 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.83%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.50%) W3C
10 9 (1.50%) Blog
11 7 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.00%) Wiki
12 6 (1.00%) Animation
12 6 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.83%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.83%) Replication
14 4 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 289 (48.17%) Linux
2 91 (15.17%) CentOS
3 87 (14.50%) UNIX
4 30 (5.00%) Windows
5 29 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (4.67%) Ubuntu
7 24 (4.00%) Debian
8 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.67%) Fedora
11 2 (0.33%) Android
11 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.33%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (24.33%) MVC
3 137 (22.83%) OO
4 122 (20.33%) DevOps
5 108 (18.00%) TDD
6 103 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (13.83%) Scrum
8 80 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 54 (9.00%) OO PHP
10 52 (8.67%) OOP
11 51 (8.50%) Configuration Management
12 49 (8.17%) BDD
13 40 (6.67%) Web Development
14 37 (6.17%) Load Balancing
15 27 (4.50%) ITIL
15 27 (4.50%) Software Engineering
15 27 (4.50%) Unit Testing
16 24 (4.00%) Automated Testing
17 23 (3.83%) Kanban
18 20 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 472 (78.67%) PHP
2 225 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 102 (17.00%) SQL
4 86 (14.33%) Ruby
5 81 (13.50%) Python
6 80 (13.33%) PHP5
7 78 (13.00%) Perl
8 72 (12.00%) Java
9 65 (10.83%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.17%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.83%) Golang
12 10 (1.67%) Tcl
13 5 (0.83%) C
13 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.83%) Scala
13 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.67%) XPath
14 4 (0.67%) C++
15 2 (0.33%) PHP4
15 2 (0.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (4.33%) Degree
2 19 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.33%) CCNA
6 11 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.33%) RHCE
8 4 (0.67%) MCITP
8 4 (0.67%) RHCT
8 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.33%) PhD
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) NCDA
11 1 (0.17%) LPIC
11 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.33%) SLA
2 7 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (3.50%) Varnish
2 20 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.83%) Samba
3 17 (2.83%) XenServer
4 10 (1.67%) KVM
5 6 (1.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.83%) vCloud
6 5 (0.83%) Postfix
7 3 (0.50%) Docker
7 3 (0.50%) NFS
7 3 (0.50%) vSphere
7 3 (0.50%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) GPFS
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 116 (19.33%) Puppet
2 87 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (7.33%) Nagios
4 37 (6.17%) Cacti
5 36 (6.00%) Salt
6 26 (4.33%) ZABBIX
7 16 (2.67%) Ansible
8 15 (2.50%) Vagrant
9 9 (1.50%) logstash
10 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.83%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.67%) Kibana
11 4 (0.67%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.50%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (0.50%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.33%) yum
14 1 (0.17%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 113 (18.83%) Red Hat
2 76 (12.67%) Zend
3 38 (6.33%) VMware
4 37 (6.17%) Oracle
5 34 (5.67%) Rackspace
6 29 (4.83%) Microsoft
7 21 (3.50%) Percona
8 20 (3.33%) Twitter
9 19 (3.17%) Citrix
10 15 (2.50%) New Relic
10 15 (2.50%) Facebook
11 10 (1.67%) Google
12 8 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.33%) EMC
13 7 (1.17%) Adobe
14 6 (1.00%) HP
15 4 (0.67%) NetApp
16 3 (0.50%) Cisco
16 3 (0.50%) IBM
16 3 (0.50%) Symantec
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Rate: £33500 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughborough
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: competitive market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day 6mths +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago