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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 236 257 276
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing LAMP 181 181 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.72% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 2.28% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 128 112
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +24 17 £375 +15.38% 24
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £388 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 224 (67.07%) PHP
2 204 (61.08%) MySQL
3 157 (47.01%) Linux
4 112 (33.53%) Apache
5 101 (30.24%) JavaScript
6 99 (29.64%) HTML
7 97 (29.04%) Web Services
8 96 (28.74%) CSS
9 95 (28.44%) Git (software)
10 93 (27.84%) DevOps
10 93 (27.84%) OO
11 92 (27.54%) Puppet
12 77 (23.05%) Perl
13 76 (22.75%) MVC
14 71 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
15 67 (20.06%) Red Hat
16 66 (19.76%) Python
17 65 (19.46%) Ruby
17 65 (19.46%) jQuery
18 63 (18.86%) Opscode Chef
19 60 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (17.96%) Java
20 58 (17.37%) Zend
21 57 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
22 56 (16.77%) Open Source
23 54 (16.17%) Subversion
24 53 (15.87%) UNIX
25 48 (14.37%) XML
25 48 (14.37%) Bash Shell
26 47 (14.07%) Symfony

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 112 (33.53%) Apache
2 36 (10.78%) Tomcat
3 25 (7.49%) Drupal
4 22 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (5.09%) WordPress
6 16 (4.79%) nginx
7 15 (4.49%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.89%) CMS
9 11 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (2.99%) Node.js
10 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
11 8 (2.40%) Apache Solr
12 7 (2.10%) IIS
13 4 (1.20%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.90%) Moodle
15 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.60%) Agresso
2 2 (0.60%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 71 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
3 24 (7.19%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.10%) SaaS
4 7 (2.10%) ElastiCache
4 7 (2.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.80%) GitHub
6 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.90%) Joyent
7 2 (0.60%) Route 53
7 2 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.98%) DNS
2 19 (5.69%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.69%) Firewall
4 6 (1.80%) LDAP
5 5 (1.50%) SSL
5 5 (1.50%) SAN
5 5 (1.50%) Intranet
5 5 (1.50%) Internet
6 4 (1.20%) VPN
6 4 (1.20%) HTTP
7 2 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.60%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.60%) VLAN
7 2 (0.60%) SMTP
7 2 (0.60%) DHCP
7 2 (0.60%) DMZ
7 2 (0.60%) Extranet
8 1 (0.30%) BGP
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (61.08%) MySQL
2 37 (11.08%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.28%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.68%) Big Data
5 21 (6.29%) Hadoop
6 18 (5.39%) CouchDB
6 18 (5.39%) Riak
6 18 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (5.39%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (3.29%) Redis
7 11 (3.29%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.10%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.30%) SimpleDB
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 95 (28.44%) Git (software)
2 54 (16.17%) Subversion
3 44 (13.17%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.29%) Hudson
5 16 (4.79%) PHPUnit
6 15 (4.49%) Selenium
7 12 (3.59%) JIRA
8 9 (2.69%) Maven
9 7 (2.10%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.80%) JUnit
10 6 (1.80%) Behat
11 5 (1.50%) RSpec
12 4 (1.20%) Ant
12 4 (1.20%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.60%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.60%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.60%) TestNG
13 2 (0.60%) Xcode
13 2 (0.60%) NetBeans
General
1 16 (4.79%) Marketing
2 15 (4.49%) Finance
2 15 (4.49%) Banking
3 11 (3.29%) Publishing
4 10 (2.99%) Games
5 6 (1.80%) Advertising
6 4 (1.20%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.90%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 180 (53.89%) Developer
2 105 (31.44%) PHP Developer
3 48 (14.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (11.98%) LAMP Developer
5 39 (11.68%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 36 (10.78%) Web Developer
7 27 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
8 26 (7.78%) Architect
9 20 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.09%) Perl Developer
11 16 (4.79%) Drupal Developer
11 16 (4.79%) PHP Web Developer
11 16 (4.79%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 15 (4.49%) Senior PHP Developer
12 15 (4.49%) Programmer
13 13 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (3.89%) Administrator
14 11 (3.29%) PHP Programmer
14 11 (3.29%) DevOps Architect
15 9 (2.69%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (29.64%) HTML
2 97 (29.04%) Web Services
3 96 (28.74%) CSS
4 65 (19.46%) jQuery
5 48 (14.37%) XML
6 47 (14.07%) Symfony
7 43 (12.87%) HTML5
8 34 (10.18%) CSS3
9 33 (9.88%) JSON
10 29 (8.68%) RESTful
11 26 (7.78%) CodeIgniter
12 21 (6.29%) Ajax
13 19 (5.69%) Laravel
14 17 (5.09%) SOAP
15 15 (4.49%) .NET
15 15 (4.49%) Zend Framework
16 11 (3.29%) AngularJS
17 10 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
18 8 (2.40%) Memcached
19 7 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.77%) Open Source
2 14 (4.19%) Oracle Exalogic
3 11 (3.29%) Digital Media
4 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.80%) Social Network
5 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.50%) Blog
7 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.90%) E-Learning
8 3 (0.90%) VLE
8 3 (0.90%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.90%) Social Media
8 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) iPad
9 2 (0.60%) iPhone
9 2 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.60%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.60%) Online Games
9 2 (0.60%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 157 (47.01%) Linux
2 53 (15.87%) UNIX
3 40 (11.98%) CentOS
4 34 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.89%) Windows
6 22 (6.59%) Debian
7 14 (4.19%) SUSE
8 10 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 8 (2.40%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.10%) Android
11 4 (1.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.84%) OO
1 93 (27.84%) DevOps
2 76 (22.75%) MVC
3 60 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (12.28%) Scrum
6 40 (11.98%) TDD
7 37 (11.08%) E-Commerce
8 29 (8.68%) OOP
8 29 (8.68%) OO PHP
9 25 (7.49%) BDD
9 25 (7.49%) Release Management
10 21 (6.29%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.79%) Change Management
11 16 (4.79%) Migration
12 15 (4.49%) CRM
13 14 (4.19%) Software Engineering
14 13 (3.89%) Content Management
14 13 (3.89%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 224 (67.07%) PHP
2 101 (30.24%) JavaScript
3 77 (23.05%) Perl
4 66 (19.76%) Python
5 65 (19.46%) Ruby
6 60 (17.96%) Java
7 48 (14.37%) Bash Shell
8 41 (12.28%) SQL
9 35 (10.48%) PHP5
10 18 (5.39%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.10%) C
11 7 (2.10%) C#
12 6 (1.80%) C++
13 4 (1.20%) Golang
14 3 (0.90%) AWK
14 3 (0.90%) sed
15 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.30%) PHP4
16 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (4.49%) Degree
2 5 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.50%) RHCE
3 3 (0.90%) RHCT
3 3 (0.90%) MCSE
3 3 (0.90%) CCNA
3 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.60%) NCDA
4 2 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.60%) MCITP
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) LPIC
5 1 (0.30%) CEH
5 1 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.09%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.80%) Varnish
3 5 (1.50%) vCloud
4 4 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.60%) NFS
6 2 (0.60%) XenApp
6 2 (0.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 92 (27.54%) Puppet
2 63 (18.86%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (12.57%) Nagios
4 26 (7.78%) Salt
5 25 (7.49%) Cacti
6 23 (6.89%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.10%) Ansible
8 3 (0.90%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.90%) Foglight
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.60%) logstash
9 2 (0.60%) Kibana
9 2 (0.60%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.30%) Nessus
Vendors
1 67 (20.06%) Red Hat
2 58 (17.37%) Zend
3 25 (7.49%) Rackspace
4 21 (6.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.99%) VMware
6 18 (5.39%) New Relic
7 16 (4.79%) Oracle
8 12 (3.59%) Facebook
9 11 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.10%) Cisco
10 7 (2.10%) Twitter
10 7 (2.10%) Google
11 6 (1.80%) Percona
12 4 (1.20%) Sony
12 4 (1.20%) HP
13 3 (0.90%) EMC
13 3 (0.90%) Citrix
13 3 (0.90%) NetApp
13 3 (0.90%) JBoss
14 2 (0.60%) IBM
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
JWResource
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London, South East
University of Westminster
Rate: £38,686 p.a. (incl. L.W.A.)
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago