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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 383 289 325
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +36
Contract jobs citing LAMP 209 295 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 2.19% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 182 155
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £256 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £94.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -42 120 £375 - 80
South East -42 33 £300 -8.32% 29
West Midlands +13 18 £235 -27.69% 5
Yorkshire -13 17 £325 +8.33% 32
South West -34 12 £450 +12.50% 19
East of England -1 8 £300 -28.35% 11
East Midlands -10 1 £275 +0.91% 7
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 358 (82.11%) PHP
2 272 (62.39%) MySQL
3 198 (45.41%) HTML
4 197 (45.18%) JavaScript
5 191 (43.81%) Linux
6 171 (39.22%) CSS
7 157 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (28.44%) Apache
9 117 (26.83%) Git (software)
10 110 (25.23%) DevOps
11 109 (25.00%) jQuery
12 105 (24.08%) Puppet
13 85 (19.50%) Python
14 81 (18.58%) OO
14 81 (18.58%) HTML5
14 81 (18.58%) Jenkins
15 80 (18.35%) Symfony
15 80 (18.35%) MVC
16 79 (18.12%) Web Services
17 73 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
18 72 (16.51%) Ruby
19 71 (16.28%) SQL
20 70 (16.06%) TDD
20 70 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (15.83%) Zend
22 67 (15.37%) Drupal
23 66 (15.14%) Perl
24 64 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
25 59 (13.53%) Java
26 56 (12.84%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 124 (28.44%) Apache
2 67 (15.37%) Drupal
3 46 (10.55%) WordPress
4 41 (9.40%) Tomcat
5 39 (8.94%) CMS
6 37 (8.49%) nginx
7 22 (5.05%) Node.js
8 19 (4.36%) JBoss
8 19 (4.36%) Joomla!
9 15 (3.44%) Mule ESB
10 14 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.29%) IIS
12 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.61%) Confluence
14 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.15%) Moodle
15 5 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.92%) MediaWiki
17 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (3.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
2 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 73 (16.74%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 18 (4.13%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (2.75%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.83%) SaaS
6 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.69%) PaaS
8 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.46%) GitHub
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.26%) Firewall
2 30 (6.88%) VPN
3 22 (5.05%) Reverse Proxy
4 19 (4.36%) DNS
5 14 (3.21%) HTTP
6 13 (2.98%) Internet
7 12 (2.75%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.52%) DMZ
9 10 (2.29%) SSL
9 10 (2.29%) LDAP
10 9 (2.06%) Network Security
11 8 (1.83%) IPsec
12 6 (1.38%) VLAN
12 6 (1.38%) SAN
13 5 (1.15%) LAN
13 5 (1.15%) WAN
13 5 (1.15%) Wireshark
13 5 (1.15%) Intranet
14 4 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (62.39%) MySQL
2 46 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 41 (9.40%) Redis
4 31 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.65%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.44%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.75%) SQL Server
9 6 (1.38%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.15%) Big Data
11 4 (0.92%) Riak
11 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.69%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 117 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 81 (18.58%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.32%) Subversion
4 27 (6.19%) Selenium
5 21 (4.82%) PHPUnit
6 19 (4.36%) SonarQube
7 17 (3.90%) Gerrit
8 16 (3.67%) Hudson
8 16 (3.67%) Artifactory
9 15 (3.44%) Mercurial
9 15 (3.44%) JMeter
10 12 (2.75%) JIRA
11 11 (2.52%) Behat
12 7 (1.61%) Maven
13 6 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.15%) Phing
14 5 (1.15%) Metasploit
14 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.15%) Ant
14 5 (1.15%) JUnit
General
1 28 (6.42%) Marketing
2 20 (4.59%) Finance
3 9 (2.06%) Retail
4 7 (1.61%) Advertising
5 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.15%) Back Office
6 4 (0.92%) Publishing
6 4 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Banking
7 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 258 (59.17%) Developer
2 164 (37.61%) PHP Developer
3 48 (11.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (8.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 36 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 29 (6.65%) LAMP Developer
7 27 (6.19%) Web Developer
8 24 (5.50%) Architect
9 21 (4.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 21 (4.82%) Drupal Developer
10 20 (4.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.21%) Magento Developer
11 14 (3.21%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (2.98%) Administrator
12 13 (2.98%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 12 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.06%) Consultant
14 9 (2.06%) PHP Web Developer
15 8 (1.83%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (45.41%) HTML
2 171 (39.22%) CSS
3 109 (25.00%) jQuery
4 81 (18.58%) HTML5
5 80 (18.35%) Symfony
6 79 (18.12%) Web Services
7 52 (11.93%) CSS3
8 48 (11.01%) Ajax
9 34 (7.80%) AngularJS
10 33 (7.57%) XHTML
11 31 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (6.65%) XML
13 27 (6.19%) CodeIgniter
14 25 (5.73%) Laravel
15 24 (5.50%) Doctrine
16 21 (4.82%) J2EE
17 17 (3.90%) .NET
18 15 (3.44%) RESTful
19 14 (3.21%) Memcached
19 14 (3.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.98%) User Experience
4 12 (2.75%) Digital Media
4 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.61%) Replication
8 6 (1.38%) New Media
9 5 (1.15%) Tandem
9 5 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.92%) Clustering
10 4 (0.92%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.92%) Wiki
10 4 (0.92%) Social Media
11 3 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.69%) Derivative
11 3 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.46%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 191 (43.81%) Linux
2 53 (12.16%) CentOS
3 44 (10.09%) Windows
4 32 (7.34%) Ubuntu
4 32 (7.34%) UNIX
5 20 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.06%) Debian
6 9 (2.06%) Solaris
7 8 (1.83%) Android
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (25.23%) DevOps
3 81 (18.58%) OO
4 80 (18.35%) MVC
5 70 (16.06%) TDD
5 70 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (12.84%) Scrum
6 56 (12.84%) OO PHP
7 50 (11.47%) BDD
8 42 (9.63%) Web Development
9 38 (8.72%) Open Source
10 33 (7.57%) E-Commerce
11 32 (7.34%) OOP
11 32 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.73%) Configuration Management
13 23 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (4.82%) Software Engineering
15 19 (4.36%) Load Balancing
16 16 (3.67%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 358 (82.11%) PHP
2 197 (45.18%) JavaScript
3 85 (19.50%) Python
4 72 (16.51%) Ruby
5 71 (16.28%) SQL
6 66 (15.14%) Perl
7 59 (13.53%) Java
8 46 (10.55%) PHP5
9 45 (10.32%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.75%) C#
12 9 (2.06%) C++
13 5 (1.15%) Go
14 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.69%) C
16 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.46%) PHP4
17 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (5.73%) Degree
2 14 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.06%) CCNA
3 9 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (0.92%) MCITP
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.92%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (0.92%) MCP
5 4 (0.92%) MCSE
5 4 (0.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB
6 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.88%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (6.42%) Docker
2 19 (4.36%) vCloud
3 17 (3.90%) Varnish
4 13 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.83%) VirtualBox
6 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.92%) Postfix
8 4 (0.92%) Samba
8 4 (0.92%) XenServer
8 4 (0.92%) iptables
9 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 105 (24.08%) Puppet
2 64 (14.68%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (7.34%) Ansible
4 31 (7.11%) Vagrant
5 25 (5.73%) Rundeck
6 24 (5.50%) Salt
7 23 (5.28%) ZABBIX
8 22 (5.05%) logstash
9 19 (4.36%) Kibana
10 18 (4.13%) Nagios
11 16 (3.67%) HAProxy
12 14 (3.21%) Graphite
13 13 (2.98%) Opsview
14 9 (2.06%) Cacti
15 7 (1.61%) Plesk
16 6 (1.38%) Capistrano
17 5 (1.15%) Nmap
18 4 (0.92%) SCOM
18 4 (0.92%) CA LISA
19 3 (0.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (15.83%) Zend
2 46 (10.55%) Red Hat
3 38 (8.72%) VMware
4 31 (7.11%) Google
5 22 (5.05%) Oracle
6 14 (3.21%) Splunk
7 13 (2.98%) Microsoft
8 11 (2.52%) New Relic
9 10 (2.29%) Tealeaf
9 10 (2.29%) Rackspace
9 10 (2.29%) Riverbed
10 6 (1.38%) Percona
10 6 (1.38%) Cisco
11 5 (1.15%) IBM
11 5 (1.15%) HP
11 5 (1.15%) Citrix
11 5 (1.15%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.92%) CA
12 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.92%) Pega
London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
GCS
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum (direct contract with Client)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago