The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 268 250 264
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 149 178 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.75% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 2.43% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 114 115
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.77% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £460 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £364 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.65% +26.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
LAMP
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7353 7326 7682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.22% 31.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5348 5215 5537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 80
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the London region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in London

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the London region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +6 26 £394 +14.46% 15
Croydon -16 4 £444 +77.50%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £335 -13.54%
Wembley -3 2 £383 +39.09%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 208 (77.90%) PHP
2 165 (61.80%) MySQL
3 103 (38.58%) Linux
3 103 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 99 (37.08%) HTML
5 93 (34.83%) DevOps
6 88 (32.96%) Puppet
7 87 (32.58%) CSS
8 83 (31.09%) Apache
9 70 (26.22%) Git (software)
9 70 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
10 68 (25.47%) Jenkins
11 67 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
11 67 (25.09%) Python
12 57 (21.35%) Web Services
13 55 (20.60%) jQuery
13 55 (20.60%) Ruby
14 53 (19.85%) Perl
15 51 (19.10%) Drupal
15 51 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
16 47 (17.60%) SQL
17 46 (17.23%) Symfony
18 43 (16.10%) OO
19 41 (15.36%) Scrum
20 40 (14.98%) Java
21 39 (14.61%) Zend
22 38 (14.23%) Red Hat
23 36 (13.48%) TDD
24 35 (13.11%) VMware

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 83 (31.09%) Apache
2 51 (19.10%) Drupal
3 29 (10.86%) WordPress
3 29 (10.86%) Tomcat
4 27 (10.11%) nginx
5 17 (6.37%) JBoss
6 14 (5.24%) Mule ESB
7 13 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (4.49%) CMS
9 8 (3.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.62%) IIS
10 7 (2.62%) Node.js
11 6 (2.25%) Confluence
12 5 (1.87%) OpenStack
13 3 (1.12%) Moodle
13 3 (1.12%) NetWeaver
13 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.75%) Jetty
14 2 (0.75%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Magento
2 3 (1.12%) Shopify
2 3 (1.12%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.37%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 70 (26.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.12%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.00%) SaaS
6 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.50%) PaaS
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.75%) Office 365
10 2 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.11%) Firewall
2 21 (7.87%) Reverse Proxy
3 18 (6.74%) VPN
4 17 (6.37%) DNS
5 11 (4.12%) DMZ
6 6 (2.25%) SAN
6 6 (2.25%) SSL
6 6 (2.25%) LDAP
7 5 (1.87%) HTTP
7 5 (1.87%) Internet
8 4 (1.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.50%) NAS
8 4 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.50%) Intranet
9 2 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.75%) DHCP
9 2 (0.75%) SNMP
10 1 (0.37%) LAN
10 1 (0.37%) VoIP
10 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (61.80%) MySQL
2 30 (11.24%) Redis
3 23 (8.61%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (7.12%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.24%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.87%) MarkLogic
8 5 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.50%) Big Data
9 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.50%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.12%) Riak
11 2 (0.75%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 70 (26.22%) Git (software)
2 68 (25.47%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.49%) Subversion
4 20 (7.49%) Selenium
5 18 (6.74%) SonarQube
6 17 (6.37%) Gerrit
7 16 (5.99%) Artifactory
7 16 (5.99%) JMeter
8 15 (5.62%) Mercurial
9 11 (4.12%) Behat
10 10 (3.75%) Hudson
10 10 (3.75%) PHPUnit
10 10 (3.75%) Maven
10 10 (3.75%) JIRA
11 5 (1.87%) Ant
11 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.87%) Phing
11 5 (1.87%) Gradle
11 5 (1.87%) PhantomJS
12 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (5.24%) Marketing
2 13 (4.87%) Retail
2 13 (4.87%) Finance
3 4 (1.50%) Advertising
3 4 (1.50%) Games
3 4 (1.50%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.75%) Publishing
5 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 137 (51.31%) Developer
2 82 (30.71%) PHP Developer
3 36 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 31 (11.61%) Drupal Developer
5 22 (8.24%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.12%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 18 (6.74%) Administrator
8 16 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.99%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.62%) Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.12%) LAMP Developer
11 11 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Senior PHP Developer
13 9 (3.37%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 8 (3.00%) Linux Administrator
15 7 (2.62%) Magento Developer
16 6 (2.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 6 (2.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
17 5 (1.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (37.08%) HTML
2 87 (32.58%) CSS
3 57 (21.35%) Web Services
4 55 (20.60%) jQuery
5 46 (17.23%) Symfony
6 33 (12.36%) HTML5
7 28 (10.49%) Ajax
8 23 (8.61%) CSS3
9 20 (7.49%) AngularJS
10 16 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (5.99%) J2EE
11 13 (4.87%) .NET
11 13 (4.87%) Laravel
12 10 (3.75%) Gherkin
12 10 (3.75%) Drush
12 10 (3.75%) CodeIgniter
13 9 (3.37%) Zend Framework
13 9 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (3.37%) XHTML
13 9 (3.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.49%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.49%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.12%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.62%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.25%) Tandem
6 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.87%) Clustering
7 5 (1.87%) Social Media
7 5 (1.87%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.12%) GIS
9 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.75%) Blog
11 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (38.58%) Linux
2 33 (12.36%) Windows
3 31 (11.61%) Ubuntu
4 29 (10.86%) CentOS
5 28 (10.49%) UNIX
6 17 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (3.37%) Solaris
8 7 (2.62%) Debian
9 5 (1.87%) Android
9 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (34.83%) DevOps
3 67 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (16.10%) OO
5 41 (15.36%) Scrum
6 36 (13.48%) TDD
7 33 (12.36%) MVC
7 33 (12.36%) Open Source
7 33 (12.36%) OO PHP
8 31 (11.61%) BDD
9 28 (10.49%) E-Commerce
10 26 (9.74%) Web Development
11 22 (8.24%) Configuration Management
12 21 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (6.37%) Load Balancing
14 16 (5.99%) Unit Testing
15 14 (5.24%) OWASP
16 12 (4.49%) OOP
17 11 (4.12%) Refactoring
18 9 (3.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (77.90%) PHP
2 99 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 67 (25.09%) Python
4 55 (20.60%) Ruby
5 53 (19.85%) Perl
6 47 (17.60%) SQL
7 40 (14.98%) Java
8 32 (11.99%) Bash Shell
9 25 (9.36%) PHP5
10 12 (4.49%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.37%) C++
12 6 (2.25%) C#
13 4 (1.50%) C
13 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.87%) Degree
3 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.50%) MCITP
4 4 (1.50%) MCP
4 4 (1.50%) MCSE
4 4 (1.50%) MCSA
4 4 (1.50%) CCNA
4 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.50%) A+ Certification
4 4 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.49%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (10.49%) Docker
2 19 (7.12%) vCloud
2 19 (7.12%) Varnish
3 10 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Samba
5 1 (0.37%) Postfix
5 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.37%) XenServer
5 1 (0.37%) iptables
Systems Management
1 88 (32.96%) Puppet
2 51 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (11.61%) Ansible
4 27 (10.11%) Vagrant
5 21 (7.87%) logstash
6 20 (7.49%) Salt
7 18 (6.74%) Kibana
7 18 (6.74%) ZABBIX
8 16 (5.99%) HAProxy
9 14 (5.24%) Rundeck
10 13 (4.87%) Nagios
11 6 (2.25%) Capistrano
12 5 (1.87%) Graphite
13 4 (1.50%) CA LISA
13 4 (1.50%) SCOM
13 4 (1.50%) Cacti
14 3 (1.12%) StatsD
14 3 (1.12%) Pingdom
14 3 (1.12%) Graylog
15 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (14.61%) Zend
2 38 (14.23%) Red Hat
3 35 (13.11%) VMware
4 22 (8.24%) Google
5 17 (6.37%) Oracle
6 13 (4.87%) New Relic
7 10 (3.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.62%) Cisco
9 6 (2.25%) HP
10 5 (1.87%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.87%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.87%) Splunk
11 4 (1.50%) CA
11 4 (1.50%) Pega
11 4 (1.50%) IBM
12 3 (1.12%) Sun
12 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.75%) Citrix
13 2 (0.75%) Juniper
13 2 (0.75%) Coverity
London
Computer People
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £410 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago