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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 370 291 336
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +45
Contract jobs citing LAMP 219 317 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 2.35% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 220 121
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -52 115 £388 +3.33% 62
South East -25 39 £313 +5.93% 50
West Midlands +1 17 £250 -9.09% 8
North West -16 14 £300 - 15
South West -16 13 £400 +1.58% 22
Yorkshire -24 11 £319 +16.97% 20
East of England 0 9 £275 -15.38% 10
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UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 332 (80.98%) PHP
2 250 (60.98%) MySQL
3 191 (46.59%) HTML
4 179 (43.66%) Linux
5 174 (42.44%) JavaScript
6 165 (40.24%) CSS
7 149 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (30.98%) Apache
9 106 (25.85%) Git (software)
10 104 (25.37%) DevOps
11 96 (23.41%) Puppet
11 96 (23.41%) jQuery
12 82 (20.00%) HTML5
13 78 (19.02%) MVC
14 76 (18.54%) Web Services
15 68 (16.59%) Python
15 68 (16.59%) Drupal
16 67 (16.34%) OO
17 66 (16.10%) Symfony
17 66 (16.10%) Jenkins
18 62 (15.12%) Ruby
19 61 (14.88%) SQL
20 60 (14.63%) TDD
21 57 (13.90%) Scrum
21 57 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
22 56 (13.66%) Java
23 54 (13.17%) CentOS
24 53 (12.93%) Perl
24 53 (12.93%) Red Hat

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 127 (30.98%) Apache
2 68 (16.59%) Drupal
3 39 (9.51%) nginx
4 37 (9.02%) WordPress
5 33 (8.05%) Tomcat
6 30 (7.32%) CMS
7 19 (4.63%) Node.js
8 18 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (3.66%) Joomla!
10 12 (2.93%) JBoss
11 10 (2.44%) Mule ESB
12 9 (2.20%) IIS
13 8 (1.95%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.95%) Confluence
14 6 (1.46%) MediaWiki
14 6 (1.46%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (1.22%) Moodle
15 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 56 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Office 365
7 2 (0.49%) Joyent
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.59%) Firewall
2 19 (4.63%) VPN
3 17 (4.15%) HTTP
4 16 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (3.41%) LDAP
6 13 (3.17%) Internet
7 12 (2.93%) DNS
8 11 (2.68%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.20%) LAN
9 9 (2.20%) WAN
10 8 (1.95%) DMZ
11 7 (1.71%) Network Security
12 6 (1.46%) IPsec
12 6 (1.46%) IPv6
12 6 (1.46%) OSPF
12 6 (1.46%) BGP
12 6 (1.46%) EIGRP
13 5 (1.22%) SAN
13 5 (1.22%) DHCP
13 5 (1.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (60.98%) MySQL
2 32 (7.80%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.83%) Redis
4 24 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.68%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.71%) Big Data
10 6 (1.46%) CouchDB
10 6 (1.46%) Riak
10 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.98%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 106 (25.85%) Git (software)
2 66 (16.10%) Jenkins
3 53 (12.93%) Subversion
4 25 (6.10%) Selenium
5 19 (4.63%) Hudson
6 16 (3.90%) PHPUnit
6 16 (3.90%) JIRA
7 12 (2.93%) JMeter
7 12 (2.93%) SonarQube
8 11 (2.68%) JUnit
8 11 (2.68%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 10 (2.44%) Gerrit
9 10 (2.44%) Behat
10 7 (1.71%) RSpec
11 5 (1.22%) Maven
11 5 (1.22%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.22%) Ant
12 4 (0.98%) Phing
12 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (4.88%) Finance
1 20 (4.88%) Marketing
2 7 (1.71%) Retail
2 7 (1.71%) Advertising
3 6 (1.46%) Publishing
4 5 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.22%) Back Office
5 4 (0.98%) Electronics
6 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.49%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Banking
7 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 256 (62.44%) Developer
2 162 (39.51%) PHP Developer
3 41 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 39 (9.51%) Senior Developer
5 37 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.29%) LAMP Developer
7 29 (7.07%) Web Developer
8 27 (6.59%) Drupal Developer
9 20 (4.88%) Senior PHP Developer
10 19 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (4.63%) Architect
11 16 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 13 (3.17%) PHP Web Developer
13 12 (2.93%) Magento Developer
14 11 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (2.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 8 (1.95%) Consultant
17 8 (1.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (46.59%) HTML
2 165 (40.24%) CSS
3 96 (23.41%) jQuery
4 82 (20.00%) HTML5
5 76 (18.54%) Web Services
6 66 (16.10%) Symfony
7 48 (11.71%) CSS3
8 42 (10.24%) AngularJS
9 37 (9.02%) Ajax
10 36 (8.78%) XML
11 32 (7.80%) XHTML
12 27 (6.59%) CodeIgniter
13 24 (5.85%) Doctrine
14 19 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (4.39%) RESTful
15 18 (4.39%) Laravel
16 15 (3.66%) JSON
17 14 (3.41%) .NET
17 14 (3.41%) J2EE
17 14 (3.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.46%) Open Source
2 11 (2.68%) Digital Media
3 10 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.20%) User Experience
5 6 (1.46%) New Media
5 6 (1.46%) Wiki
6 5 (1.22%) Replication
6 5 (1.22%) W3C
6 5 (1.22%) Clustering
6 5 (1.22%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (0.98%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.73%) Derivative
8 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.49%) Social Media
9 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.49%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 179 (43.66%) Linux
2 54 (13.17%) CentOS
3 44 (10.73%) UNIX
4 35 (8.54%) Windows
5 23 (5.61%) Ubuntu
6 16 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.90%) Debian
7 9 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.46%) Android
9 5 (1.22%) Solaris
10 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.49%) Fedora
12 1 (0.24%) SUSE
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (25.37%) DevOps
3 78 (19.02%) MVC
4 67 (16.34%) OO
5 60 (14.63%) TDD
6 57 (13.90%) Scrum
6 57 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (11.46%) BDD
8 42 (10.24%) OOP
9 39 (9.51%) OO PHP
10 38 (9.27%) Web Development
11 36 (8.78%) E-Commerce
12 35 (8.54%) Configuration Management
13 27 (6.59%) Unit Testing
14 26 (6.34%) Load Balancing
15 18 (4.39%) Software Engineering
15 18 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (3.90%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.41%) Kanban
17 14 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 332 (80.98%) PHP
2 174 (42.44%) JavaScript
3 68 (16.59%) Python
4 62 (15.12%) Ruby
5 61 (14.88%) SQL
6 56 (13.66%) Java
7 53 (12.93%) Perl
8 52 (12.68%) PHP5
9 35 (8.54%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.20%) Go
12 8 (1.95%) C#
13 5 (1.22%) C++
14 4 (0.98%) PHP4
14 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.73%) XPath
16 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.24%) Scala
16 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (5.61%) Degree
2 6 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.98%) MCP
3 4 (0.98%) MCSE
3 4 (0.98%) MCSA
3 4 (0.98%) CCNA
3 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.98%) A+ Certification
3 4 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (0.98%) MCITP
4 1 (0.24%) RHCE
4 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.15%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (4.39%) Varnish
2 16 (3.90%) Docker
3 12 (2.93%) vCloud
4 8 (1.95%) iptables
5 7 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.71%) Samba
6 6 (1.46%) Postfix
6 6 (1.46%) XenServer
7 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 96 (23.41%) Puppet
2 48 (11.71%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (6.83%) Ansible
4 25 (6.10%) Vagrant
5 24 (5.85%) Nagios
6 23 (5.61%) ZABBIX
6 23 (5.61%) Salt
7 18 (4.39%) logstash
8 17 (4.15%) Cacti
9 13 (3.17%) Kibana
10 9 (2.20%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.22%) Plesk
11 5 (1.22%) SCOM
11 5 (1.22%) Capistrano
11 5 (1.22%) Opsview
12 4 (0.98%) Graphite
12 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.98%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.49%) CA LISA
14 1 (0.24%) StatsD
Vendors
1 53 (12.93%) Red Hat
2 51 (12.44%) Zend
3 37 (9.02%) VMware
4 19 (4.63%) Google
5 16 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.41%) Rackspace
7 12 (2.93%) Oracle
8 11 (2.68%) New Relic
8 11 (2.68%) Percona
9 7 (1.71%) Citrix
10 5 (1.22%) Twitter
11 4 (0.98%) EMC
11 4 (0.98%) Splunk
11 4 (0.98%) Cisco
12 3 (0.73%) HP
12 3 (0.73%) Tealeaf
12 3 (0.73%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.73%) hybris
12 3 (0.73%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.49%) Appcelerator
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