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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 363 301 335
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +34
Contract jobs citing LAMP 209 265 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.16% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 185 110
Average daily rate
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£370 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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
12530 12253 11041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.27% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7828 7071
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 230 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -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 March 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 March 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 -39 100 £388 +10.71% 70
South East -4 41 £338 +12.50% 54
North West -4 21 £318 -25.29% 15
Yorkshire -5 16 £375 +33.92% 20
South West -29 16 £375 +13.20% 27
East of England +8 12 £300 -7.69% 13
West Midlands 0 3 £255 -15.00% 8
East Midlands - - - - 11
North East - - - - 2
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 387 (78.18%) PHP
2 286 (57.78%) MySQL
3 232 (46.87%) Linux
4 201 (40.61%) JavaScript
5 181 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (36.57%) HTML
6 166 (33.54%) Apache
7 162 (32.73%) CSS
8 141 (28.48%) Git (software)
9 112 (22.63%) MVC
10 108 (21.82%) DevOps
11 107 (21.62%) Web Services
12 106 (21.41%) jQuery
13 101 (20.40%) Puppet
14 88 (17.78%) OO
15 87 (17.58%) TDD
16 86 (17.37%) SQL
17 85 (17.17%) Drupal
18 84 (16.97%) Open Source
19 82 (16.57%) Symfony
20 81 (16.36%) HTML5
21 79 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
21 79 (15.96%) Red Hat
22 78 (15.76%) UNIX
23 76 (15.35%) Subversion
24 70 (14.14%) CentOS
24 70 (14.14%) Jenkins
25 69 (13.94%) Perl
26 68 (13.74%) Scrum
26 68 (13.74%) Opscode Chef

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 166 (33.54%) Apache
2 85 (17.17%) Drupal
3 39 (7.88%) nginx
4 30 (6.06%) Node.js
5 29 (5.86%) WordPress
6 28 (5.66%) CMS
7 24 (4.85%) Tomcat
8 22 (4.44%) IIS
9 18 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (2.63%) Apache Solr
11 11 (2.22%) Confluence
12 8 (1.62%) MediaWiki
13 6 (1.21%) Joomla!
14 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.01%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.81%) JBoss
15 4 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
16 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
16 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
16 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (2.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.88%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.22%) Joyent
5 10 (2.02%) SaaS
6 3 (0.61%) Route 53
6 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.66%) Firewall
2 21 (4.24%) LAN
2 21 (4.24%) WAN
2 21 (4.24%) Internet
3 20 (4.04%) LDAP
4 15 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.83%) DNS
5 14 (2.83%) HTTP
6 12 (2.42%) VPN
7 9 (1.82%) Network Security
8 8 (1.62%) IPv6
8 8 (1.62%) IPsec
8 8 (1.62%) Intranet
8 8 (1.62%) OSPF
8 8 (1.62%) BGP
8 8 (1.62%) EIGRP
9 6 (1.21%) VoIP
10 5 (1.01%) DHCP
10 5 (1.01%) SSL
10 5 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (57.78%) MySQL
2 57 (11.52%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.24%) Redis
4 21 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.04%) SQL Server
6 18 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 16 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.83%) Riak
8 14 (2.83%) Big Data
8 14 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.63%) CouchDB
9 13 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.02%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.40%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 141 (28.48%) Git (software)
2 76 (15.35%) Subversion
3 70 (14.14%) Jenkins
4 36 (7.27%) Hudson
5 35 (7.07%) PHPUnit
5 35 (7.07%) JIRA
6 28 (5.66%) Selenium
7 10 (2.02%) JUnit
8 9 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.21%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.21%) RSpec
10 5 (1.01%) Maven
10 5 (1.01%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.81%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.81%) Bower
11 4 (0.81%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.81%) Behat
11 4 (0.81%) QUnit
11 4 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 26 (5.25%) Marketing
2 18 (3.64%) Finance
3 8 (1.62%) Back Office
4 7 (1.41%) Advertising
4 7 (1.41%) Retail
5 4 (0.81%) Publishing
5 4 (0.81%) Electronics
6 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.61%) Games
6 3 (0.61%) German Language
7 2 (0.40%) Banking
7 2 (0.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 300 (60.61%) Developer
2 182 (36.77%) PHP Developer
3 46 (9.29%) Senior Developer
4 44 (8.89%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 38 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (7.68%) Drupal Developer
5 38 (7.68%) Web Developer
6 33 (6.67%) Architect
6 33 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
7 22 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
8 20 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
8 20 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 20 (4.04%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 19 (3.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 17 (3.43%) Senior Web Developer
11 15 (3.03%) PHP Web Developer
12 13 (2.63%) DevOps Architect
13 12 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (2.22%) Consultant
14 11 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (36.57%) HTML
2 162 (32.73%) CSS
3 107 (21.62%) Web Services
4 106 (21.41%) jQuery
5 82 (16.57%) Symfony
6 81 (16.36%) HTML5
7 66 (13.33%) XML
8 51 (10.30%) AngularJS
9 49 (9.90%) CSS3
10 44 (8.89%) RESTful
11 40 (8.08%) CodeIgniter
12 37 (7.47%) Ajax
13 30 (6.06%) Laravel
14 25 (5.05%) Doctrine
14 25 (5.05%) REST
14 25 (5.05%) Memcached
15 21 (4.24%) JSON
15 21 (4.24%) XHTML
15 21 (4.24%) .NET
16 17 (3.43%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (16.97%) Open Source
2 25 (5.05%) Taxonomies
3 16 (3.23%) Social Media
3 16 (3.23%) User Experience
3 16 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.63%) Clustering
5 11 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.82%) Blog
7 8 (1.62%) Wiki
7 8 (1.62%) W3C
7 8 (1.62%) Derivative
8 7 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.01%) Replication
10 5 (1.01%) Animation
11 4 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.61%) GIS
13 2 (0.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 232 (46.87%) Linux
2 78 (15.76%) UNIX
3 70 (14.14%) CentOS
4 37 (7.47%) Windows
5 25 (5.05%) Debian
6 22 (4.44%) Ubuntu
7 19 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.21%) Android
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.40%) Fedora
13 2 (0.40%) Solaris
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.20%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.63%) MVC
3 108 (21.82%) DevOps
4 88 (17.78%) OO
5 87 (17.58%) TDD
6 79 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (13.74%) Scrum
8 50 (10.10%) OOP
9 48 (9.70%) E-Commerce
10 45 (9.09%) BDD
11 42 (8.48%) Configuration Management
12 40 (8.08%) Web Development
13 37 (7.47%) OO PHP
14 30 (6.06%) Unit Testing
15 27 (5.45%) Load Balancing
16 25 (5.05%) Kanban
17 24 (4.85%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.24%) Automated Testing
19 19 (3.84%) ITIL
20 16 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (78.18%) PHP
2 201 (40.61%) JavaScript
3 86 (17.37%) SQL
4 69 (13.94%) Perl
5 66 (13.33%) Python
6 63 (12.73%) Ruby
6 63 (12.73%) PHP5
7 56 (11.31%) Java
8 50 (10.10%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.43%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.02%) Golang
11 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.81%) Scala
12 4 (0.81%) XPath
12 4 (0.81%) C++
13 3 (0.61%) PHP4
13 3 (0.61%) Tcl
14 2 (0.40%) C#
14 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (5.05%) Degree
2 11 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.22%) VCP4
3 9 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.62%) CCNA
5 5 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.61%) MCITP
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) RHCE
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.20%) RHCT
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) CCIE
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.02%) QA
2 7 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (4.44%) Varnish
2 21 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.03%) Samba
3 15 (3.03%) XenServer
4 8 (1.62%) Postfix
5 5 (1.01%) KVM
6 4 (0.81%) vCloud
6 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.61%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Docker
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.20%) XenApp
9 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 101 (20.40%) Puppet
2 68 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.87%) Nagios
4 31 (6.26%) Salt
5 27 (5.45%) Cacti
6 25 (5.05%) ZABBIX
7 18 (3.64%) Ansible
8 14 (2.83%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.41%) logstash
10 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (1.21%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.01%) SCOM
12 3 (0.61%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.40%) Kibana
13 2 (0.40%) Opsview
14 1 (0.20%) Graphite
14 1 (0.20%) Munin
14 1 (0.20%) yum
14 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 79 (15.96%) Red Hat
2 55 (11.11%) Zend
3 35 (7.07%) VMware
4 31 (6.26%) Rackspace
5 24 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.65%) Oracle
7 19 (3.84%) Twitter
8 15 (3.03%) New Relic
8 15 (3.03%) Citrix
9 13 (2.63%) Percona
10 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.21%) Google
11 6 (1.21%) Facebook
11 6 (1.21%) EMC
12 5 (1.01%) Adobe
13 4 (0.81%) HP
14 3 (0.61%) hybris
15 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 2 (0.40%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.40%) Appcelerator
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