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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 365 279 285
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 245 352 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.70% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 2.47% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 214 220
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -94.57%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 155 £400 +10.34% 68
South East -27 37 £250 -23.07% 20
East of England +3 20 £338 +3.84% 9
Yorkshire -27 13 £325 +1.56% 28
South West -52 11 £450 +12.50% 12
West Midlands -4 5 £300 +106.89% 13
North West -43 2 £350 +27.38% 12
East Midlands -17 1 £275 -15.38% 13
North East - 1 - - 2
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 354 (78.84%) PHP
2 276 (61.47%) MySQL
3 215 (47.88%) JavaScript
4 209 (46.55%) HTML
5 201 (44.77%) Linux
6 183 (40.76%) CSS
7 144 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
8 136 (30.29%) Apache
9 125 (27.84%) jQuery
10 124 (27.62%) Git (software)
11 113 (25.17%) DevOps
12 109 (24.28%) Puppet
13 93 (20.71%) Jenkins
14 87 (19.38%) Python
15 86 (19.15%) OO
16 84 (18.71%) HTML5
17 81 (18.04%) Drupal
17 81 (18.04%) Web Services
18 78 (17.37%) Ruby
19 77 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
20 73 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
20 73 (16.26%) SQL
21 72 (16.04%) TDD
22 70 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
23 64 (14.25%) CSS3
24 63 (14.03%) Perl
25 62 (13.81%) Symfony
26 60 (13.36%) Scrum
27 59 (13.14%) Java
28 58 (12.92%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 136 (30.29%) Apache
2 81 (18.04%) Drupal
3 55 (12.25%) WordPress
4 54 (12.03%) CMS
5 46 (10.24%) Tomcat
6 39 (8.69%) nginx
7 30 (6.68%) Node.js
8 21 (4.68%) JBoss
9 18 (4.01%) Joomla!
10 15 (3.34%) Mule ESB
11 10 (2.23%) Confluence
12 9 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (1.34%) OpenStack
14 5 (1.11%) Jetty
14 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.89%) Moodle
16 3 (0.67%) ExpressionEngine
16 3 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 25 (5.57%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.89%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (6.46%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) Shopify
2 3 (0.67%) osCommerce
3 2 (0.45%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 77 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (2.90%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.23%) SaaS
5 10 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.67%) PaaS
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (9.58%) Firewall
2 36 (8.02%) VPN
3 25 (5.57%) DNS
4 21 (4.68%) HTTP
4 21 (4.68%) Reverse Proxy
5 20 (4.45%) SSL
6 17 (3.79%) Internet
7 15 (3.34%) DMZ
8 12 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.00%) VLAN
9 9 (2.00%) Network Security
10 8 (1.78%) Wireshark
10 8 (1.78%) IPsec
11 7 (1.56%) Intranet
11 7 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.56%) SAN
11 7 (1.56%) LDAP
12 4 (0.89%) SNMP
12 4 (0.89%) NAS
12 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (61.47%) MySQL
2 41 (9.13%) Redis
3 38 (8.46%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (6.46%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.79%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.78%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.11%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.67%) Big Data
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.67%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 124 (27.62%) Git (software)
2 93 (20.71%) Jenkins
3 53 (11.80%) Subversion
4 29 (6.46%) Selenium
5 27 (6.01%) PHPUnit
6 21 (4.68%) Gerrit
7 20 (4.45%) Artifactory
8 19 (4.23%) SonarQube
8 19 (4.23%) Mercurial
9 18 (4.01%) JMeter
10 16 (3.56%) Maven
11 15 (3.34%) JIRA
12 12 (2.67%) Hudson
13 10 (2.23%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.23%) Visual Studio
14 9 (2.00%) Behat
15 8 (1.78%) Jasmine
15 8 (1.78%) Gradle
15 8 (1.78%) Ant
15 8 (1.78%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (7.80%) Marketing
2 24 (5.35%) Finance
3 14 (3.12%) Retail
4 10 (2.23%) Multimedia
4 10 (2.23%) Publishing
5 5 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.11%) Banking
6 3 (0.67%) Advertising
6 3 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.22%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 263 (58.57%) Developer
2 133 (29.62%) PHP Developer
3 52 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (8.91%) Drupal Developer
5 37 (8.24%) Web Developer
6 32 (7.13%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 27 (6.01%) Senior Developer
8 25 (5.57%) Architect
9 24 (5.35%) LAMP Developer
10 21 (4.68%) Magento Developer
11 18 (4.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.01%) Administrator
12 16 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 13 (2.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 12 (2.67%) Software Architect
15 11 (2.45%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.45%) Senior PHP Developer
15 11 (2.45%) Linux Engineer
16 10 (2.23%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (46.55%) HTML
2 183 (40.76%) CSS
3 125 (27.84%) jQuery
4 84 (18.71%) HTML5
5 81 (18.04%) Web Services
6 64 (14.25%) CSS3
7 62 (13.81%) Symfony
8 48 (10.69%) Ajax
9 30 (6.68%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (6.24%) AngularJS
11 24 (5.35%) .NET
11 24 (5.35%) XHTML
12 22 (4.90%) XML
13 20 (4.45%) Laravel
14 18 (4.01%) J2EE
15 17 (3.79%) ASP.NET
16 16 (3.56%) Memcached
17 13 (2.90%) Zend Framework
18 12 (2.67%) CodeIgniter
19 10 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.45%) User Experience
2 20 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.79%) Digital Media
5 16 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.45%) Social Media
8 9 (2.00%) Tandem
9 8 (1.78%) Replication
9 8 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.56%) Clustering
10 7 (1.56%) MPEG
11 6 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.34%) New Media
12 5 (1.11%) Linked Data
12 5 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.67%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 201 (44.77%) Linux
2 53 (11.80%) CentOS
3 48 (10.69%) Windows
4 41 (9.13%) Ubuntu
5 35 (7.80%) UNIX
6 32 (7.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.90%) Solaris
8 10 (2.23%) Android
9 9 (2.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.11%) Debian
11 1 (0.22%) Fedora
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (25.17%) DevOps
3 86 (19.15%) OO
4 73 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (16.04%) TDD
6 60 (13.36%) Scrum
7 57 (12.69%) MVC
8 56 (12.47%) Web Development
9 55 (12.25%) OO PHP
10 52 (11.58%) Open Source
11 50 (11.14%) BDD
12 46 (10.24%) E-Commerce
13 29 (6.46%) OOP
14 24 (5.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (5.12%) Configuration Management
15 23 (5.12%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.68%) Software Engineering
17 20 (4.45%) Load Balancing
17 20 (4.45%) Mentoring
18 18 (4.01%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 354 (78.84%) PHP
2 215 (47.88%) JavaScript
3 87 (19.38%) Python
4 78 (17.37%) Ruby
5 73 (16.26%) SQL
6 63 (14.03%) Perl
7 59 (13.14%) Java
8 50 (11.14%) Bash Shell
9 32 (7.13%) PHP5
10 18 (4.01%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.56%) C#
12 13 (2.90%) C++
13 6 (1.34%) C
14 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.45%) Go
16 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.22%) VB
16 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (6.01%) Degree
2 22 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.45%) CCNA
5 8 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.89%) MCITP
6 4 (0.89%) MCP
6 4 (0.89%) MCSE
6 4 (0.89%) MCSA
6 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.89%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) COBIT
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (7.57%) Docker
2 23 (5.12%) vCloud
3 21 (4.68%) Varnish
4 12 (2.67%) VirtualBox
5 11 (2.45%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.78%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.22%) Postfix
9 1 (0.22%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 109 (24.28%) Puppet
2 70 (15.59%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (7.13%) Vagrant
4 29 (6.46%) Ansible
5 26 (5.79%) Rundeck
6 23 (5.12%) logstash
7 20 (4.45%) HAProxy
8 19 (4.23%) Nagios
8 19 (4.23%) Graphite
8 19 (4.23%) Kibana
9 18 (4.01%) Salt
10 16 (3.56%) ZABBIX
11 14 (3.12%) Opsview
12 8 (1.78%) Nmap
13 7 (1.56%) Plesk
14 6 (1.34%) Capistrano
15 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (0.89%) Cacti
16 4 (0.89%) CA LISA
17 3 (0.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 58 (12.92%) Zend
2 52 (11.58%) Red Hat
3 39 (8.69%) VMware
4 36 (8.02%) Google
5 21 (4.68%) Oracle
6 17 (3.79%) Splunk
7 13 (2.90%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.67%) New Relic
9 11 (2.45%) Tealeaf
9 11 (2.45%) Riverbed
10 9 (2.00%) HP
10 9 (2.00%) Cisco
11 6 (1.34%) IBM
11 6 (1.34%) Adobe
11 6 (1.34%) Sun
11 6 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.11%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.11%) Juniper
12 5 (1.11%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.89%) CA
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £325 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £320 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago