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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 264 322 329
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 396 247 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.52% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 1.77% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 174 150
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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
14163 13937 14394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.16% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 9255 8769
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 249 358
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 £15.95 £19.06 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 22 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LAMP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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
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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 +74 197 £375 +0.33% 71
South East +14 66 £335 +21.81% 45
South West +7 48 £425 +48.47% 24
North West +17 30 £305 - 8
East of England -14 18 £320 +6.66% 7
East Midlands +10 13 £325 - 12
Yorkshire -35 13 £320 -20.98% 14
West Midlands -15 11 £331 +32.50% 5
North East - - - - 3
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 532 (74.82%) PHP
2 400 (56.26%) MySQL
3 355 (49.93%) Linux
4 252 (35.44%) Apache
5 249 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (33.47%) JavaScript
7 229 (32.21%) CSS
8 226 (31.79%) HTML
9 206 (28.97%) Git (software)
10 181 (25.46%) Web Services
11 176 (24.75%) OO
12 165 (23.21%) MVC
13 155 (21.80%) Red Hat
14 149 (20.96%) Puppet
15 148 (20.82%) DevOps
16 144 (20.25%) jQuery
17 141 (19.83%) Open Source
18 122 (17.16%) Ruby
19 121 (17.02%) Subversion
19 121 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
20 118 (16.60%) TDD
21 115 (16.17%) XML
22 112 (15.75%) Perl
23 111 (15.61%) SQL
24 109 (15.33%) Java
25 104 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
26 103 (14.49%) Symfony
26 103 (14.49%) CentOS
27 102 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
28 96 (13.50%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 252 (35.44%) Apache
2 69 (9.70%) Drupal
3 51 (7.17%) nginx
4 40 (5.63%) Tomcat
5 37 (5.20%) CMS
6 35 (4.92%) WordPress
7 25 (3.52%) IIS
8 20 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.67%) Node.js
10 18 (2.53%) Apache Solr
11 13 (1.83%) WebLogic
12 11 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.41%) Confluence
13 10 (1.41%) Joomla!
14 9 (1.27%) MediaWiki
15 8 (1.13%) SharePoint
16 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
17 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (3.38%) Magento
2 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 102 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (10.55%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (6.05%) Amazon S3
4 16 (2.25%) SaaS
4 16 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.55%) Joyent
6 7 (0.98%) ElastiCache
6 7 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.56%) IaaS
8 4 (0.56%) Route 53
8 4 (0.56%) PaaS
9 3 (0.42%) GitHub
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) Heroku
11 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.61%) Firewall
2 31 (4.36%) LDAP
2 31 (4.36%) DNS
3 29 (4.08%) WAN
4 28 (3.94%) LAN
5 26 (3.66%) Internet
6 23 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 23 (3.23%) VPN
7 15 (2.11%) Intranet
8 12 (1.69%) Network Security
8 12 (1.69%) SSL
9 10 (1.41%) BGP
10 9 (1.27%) EIGRP
10 9 (1.27%) IPsec
10 9 (1.27%) HTTP
10 9 (1.27%) OSPF
10 9 (1.27%) IPv6
11 8 (1.13%) SAN
12 7 (0.98%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (56.26%) MySQL
2 63 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 41 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 33 (4.64%) Redis
4 33 (4.64%) Big Data
5 30 (4.22%) SQL Server
6 27 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 25 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (3.09%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (2.53%) Riak
11 17 (2.39%) CouchDB
11 17 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.28%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.28%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.28%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 206 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 121 (17.02%) Subversion
3 86 (12.10%) Jenkins
4 49 (6.89%) JIRA
5 44 (6.19%) Hudson
6 37 (5.20%) PHPUnit
7 30 (4.22%) Selenium
8 13 (1.83%) Mercurial
9 12 (1.69%) Maven
10 10 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.13%) Behat
13 6 (0.84%) Bower
13 6 (0.84%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.84%) Grunt
13 6 (0.84%) Yeoman
13 6 (0.84%) RSpec
13 6 (0.84%) JUnit
14 5 (0.70%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.56%) Jasmine
General
1 40 (5.63%) Marketing
2 21 (2.95%) Finance
3 14 (1.97%) Banking
3 14 (1.97%) Retail
4 10 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.13%) Publishing
5 8 (1.13%) Games
6 7 (0.98%) Back Office
7 5 (0.70%) Electronics
7 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.70%) Advertising
8 4 (0.56%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 422 (59.35%) Developer
2 266 (37.41%) PHP Developer
3 79 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 75 (10.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 72 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (8.02%) Senior Developer
7 55 (7.74%) LAMP Developer
8 47 (6.61%) Architect
9 37 (5.20%) Senior PHP Developer
10 34 (4.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
12 31 (4.36%) PHP Web Developer
12 31 (4.36%) Drupal Developer
13 30 (4.22%) Programmer
14 29 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
15 28 (3.94%) PHP Symfony Developer
16 22 (3.09%) Front-End Developer
17 20 (2.81%) Administrator
18 18 (2.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
19 17 (2.39%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (32.21%) CSS
2 226 (31.79%) HTML
3 181 (25.46%) Web Services
4 144 (20.25%) jQuery
5 115 (16.17%) XML
6 103 (14.49%) Symfony
7 88 (12.38%) HTML5
8 77 (10.83%) CSS3
9 58 (8.16%) RESTful
10 52 (7.31%) Ajax
11 50 (7.03%) Laravel
12 48 (6.75%) CodeIgniter
13 46 (6.47%) JSON
14 43 (6.05%) AngularJS
15 41 (5.77%) SOAP
16 34 (4.78%) .NET
17 32 (4.50%) REST
18 27 (3.80%) Backbone.js
19 24 (3.38%) Memcached
19 24 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 141 (19.83%) Open Source
2 24 (3.38%) Social Media
3 21 (2.95%) Taxonomies
3 21 (2.95%) User Experience
4 19 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.25%) Derivative
6 13 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.83%) Blog
6 13 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.83%) Oracle Exalogic
7 12 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 11 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.41%) Wiki
10 7 (0.98%) Clustering
11 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.84%) Animation
11 6 (0.84%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.56%) W3C
12 4 (0.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 355 (49.93%) Linux
2 103 (14.49%) CentOS
3 94 (13.22%) UNIX
4 51 (7.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 47 (6.61%) Ubuntu
6 43 (6.05%) Debian
7 41 (5.77%) Windows
8 14 (1.97%) SUSE
9 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.98%) Fedora
11 6 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.84%) Android
11 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.75%) OO
3 165 (23.21%) MVC
4 148 (20.82%) DevOps
5 121 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (16.60%) TDD
7 93 (13.08%) Scrum
8 89 (12.52%) E-Commerce
9 62 (8.72%) OOP
10 61 (8.58%) OO PHP
11 54 (7.59%) BDD
12 51 (7.17%) Configuration Management
13 36 (5.06%) Web Development
14 35 (4.92%) Software Engineering
15 33 (4.64%) Load Balancing
16 27 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 27 (3.80%) SOA
16 27 (3.80%) ITIL
17 24 (3.38%) Automated Testing
18 23 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 532 (74.82%) PHP
2 238 (33.47%) JavaScript
3 122 (17.16%) Ruby
4 112 (15.75%) Perl
5 111 (15.61%) SQL
6 109 (15.33%) Java
7 96 (13.50%) Python
8 84 (11.81%) Bash Shell
9 77 (10.83%) PHP5
10 28 (3.94%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.11%) C#
12 12 (1.69%) C++
13 10 (1.41%) Tcl
14 9 (1.27%) C
15 6 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.70%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.70%) Golang
17 3 (0.42%) Scala
18 2 (0.28%) XQuery
18 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (4.36%) Degree
2 28 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 18 (2.53%) CCNA
4 18 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.27%) RHCE
7 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.56%) MCITP
8 4 (0.56%) RHCT
8 4 (0.56%) MCSE
9 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.28%) PhD
11 1 (0.14%) MCP
11 1 (0.14%) CISSP
11 1 (0.14%) CEH
11 1 (0.14%) LPIC
11 1 (0.14%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.39%) QA
2 10 (1.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.22%) XenServer
3 25 (3.52%) Samba
4 16 (2.25%) Varnish
4 16 (2.25%) Postfix
5 10 (1.41%) KVM
6 9 (1.27%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.98%) NFS
8 6 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.70%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.70%) Squid
10 3 (0.42%) vSphere
10 3 (0.42%) XenApp
10 3 (0.42%) Xen
10 3 (0.42%) vCloud
11 2 (0.28%) Docker
12 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.14%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 149 (20.96%) Puppet
2 104 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (7.74%) Nagios
4 42 (5.91%) Salt
5 39 (5.49%) Cacti
6 33 (4.64%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.55%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (0.98%) Ansible
10 3 (0.42%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.42%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.42%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.42%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.28%) logstash
11 2 (0.28%) Kibana
11 2 (0.28%) Plesk
11 2 (0.28%) YUM
Vendors
1 155 (21.80%) Red Hat
2 96 (13.50%) Zend
3 61 (8.58%) VMware
4 42 (5.91%) Oracle
5 39 (5.49%) Microsoft
6 31 (4.36%) Rackspace
7 24 (3.38%) Citrix
8 23 (3.23%) Twitter
9 21 (2.95%) Percona
9 21 (2.95%) Facebook
10 20 (2.81%) New Relic
11 16 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.41%) Google
13 9 (1.27%) Adobe
13 9 (1.27%) HP
14 6 (0.84%) Cisco
14 6 (0.84%) NetApp
14 6 (0.84%) EMC
15 4 (0.56%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.56%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Keene and Lord
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago