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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 290 251 295
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +44
Contract jobs citing LAMP 118 168 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 2.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 132 56
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +12 23 £250 -23.07% 16
Croydon +4 7 £375 +66.66% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 159 (74.65%) PHP
2 126 (59.15%) MySQL
3 87 (40.85%) HTML
3 87 (40.85%) Linux
4 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (39.44%) JavaScript
6 79 (37.09%) DevOps
7 73 (34.27%) Puppet
8 72 (33.80%) CSS
9 60 (28.17%) Apache
10 55 (25.82%) Git (software)
11 50 (23.47%) Jenkins
12 49 (23.00%) Python
13 48 (22.54%) jQuery
14 47 (22.07%) Web Services
15 46 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
16 45 (21.13%) Ruby
17 44 (20.66%) Drupal
18 42 (19.72%) HTML5
19 41 (19.25%) Perl
20 38 (17.84%) UNIX
20 38 (17.84%) Red Hat
21 37 (17.37%) Scrum
22 36 (16.90%) Symfony
22 36 (16.90%) CentOS
23 34 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
24 32 (15.02%) SQL
25 31 (14.55%) OO
25 31 (14.55%) VMware

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (28.17%) Apache
2 44 (20.66%) Drupal
3 26 (12.21%) nginx
3 26 (12.21%) Tomcat
4 20 (9.39%) Node.js
5 19 (8.92%) WordPress
5 19 (8.92%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (5.63%) CMS
7 9 (4.23%) Mule ESB
7 9 (4.23%) JBoss
8 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.76%) IIS
9 5 (2.35%) Confluence
10 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.94%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.94%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.94%) Moodle
11 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 46 (21.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.76%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.94%) Joyent
5 2 (0.94%) Office 365
5 2 (0.94%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.45%) Firewall
2 17 (7.98%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (6.10%) VPN
4 11 (5.16%) DNS
5 10 (4.69%) LDAP
6 7 (3.29%) DMZ
6 7 (3.29%) HTTP
7 6 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.82%) Internet
8 5 (2.35%) SAN
8 5 (2.35%) DHCP
9 4 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.88%) NAS
10 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.41%) WAN
10 3 (1.41%) Intranet
10 3 (1.41%) SSL
10 3 (1.41%) LAN
11 2 (0.94%) Network Security
11 2 (0.94%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (59.15%) MySQL
2 29 (13.62%) MongoDB
3 23 (10.80%) Redis
4 19 (8.92%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.23%) Big Data
7 9 (4.23%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.76%) Riak
8 8 (3.76%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 55 (25.82%) Git (software)
2 50 (23.47%) Jenkins
3 26 (12.21%) Subversion
4 17 (7.98%) Selenium
5 13 (6.10%) SonarQube
6 12 (5.63%) JMeter
7 11 (5.16%) Hudson
7 11 (5.16%) Gerrit
7 11 (5.16%) Artifactory
8 10 (4.69%) JUnit
9 9 (4.23%) Mercurial
9 9 (4.23%) Behat
9 9 (4.23%) JIRA
10 7 (3.29%) RSpec
10 7 (3.29%) Maven
11 5 (2.35%) Ant
12 4 (1.88%) Gradle
12 4 (1.88%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.41%) Phing
13 3 (1.41%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (5.16%) Marketing
2 7 (3.29%) Advertising
2 7 (3.29%) Retail
3 5 (2.35%) Finance
4 2 (0.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.47%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 115 (53.99%) Developer
2 66 (30.99%) PHP Developer
3 24 (11.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (10.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 21 (9.86%) Drupal Developer
6 20 (9.39%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.51%) LAMP Developer
8 15 (7.04%) Architect
9 12 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.76%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.76%) DevOps Architect
12 7 (3.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 6 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (2.82%) Administrator
13 6 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.82%) WordPress Developer
14 5 (2.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (40.85%) HTML
2 72 (33.80%) CSS
3 48 (22.54%) jQuery
4 47 (22.07%) Web Services
5 42 (19.72%) HTML5
6 36 (16.90%) Symfony
7 28 (13.15%) Ajax
8 27 (12.68%) AngularJS
9 26 (12.21%) CSS3
10 13 (6.10%) XHTML
11 12 (5.63%) .NET
11 12 (5.63%) J2EE
11 12 (5.63%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (5.63%) REST
12 10 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (4.69%) XML
12 10 (4.69%) RESTful
13 9 (4.23%) Drush
13 9 (4.23%) Gherkin
14 8 (3.76%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.62%) Open Source
2 8 (3.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.82%) W3C
4 5 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.35%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Wiki
7 2 (0.94%) Blog
7 2 (0.94%) Tandem
7 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) BBC
8 1 (0.47%) Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 87 (40.85%) Linux
2 38 (17.84%) UNIX
3 36 (16.90%) CentOS
4 22 (10.33%) Windows
5 16 (7.51%) Ubuntu
6 13 (6.10%) Debian
6 13 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.35%) Solaris
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE
9 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (37.09%) DevOps
3 46 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (17.37%) Scrum
5 31 (14.55%) OO
5 31 (14.55%) BDD
6 29 (13.62%) TDD
7 28 (13.15%) Configuration Management
8 21 (9.86%) Load Balancing
9 20 (9.39%) MVC
10 19 (8.92%) E-Commerce
11 15 (7.04%) Web Development
11 15 (7.04%) OOP
12 14 (6.57%) OO PHP
13 13 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (5.63%) Refactoring
14 12 (5.63%) ITIL
15 11 (5.16%) OWASP
16 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
17 8 (3.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 159 (74.65%) PHP
2 84 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 49 (23.00%) Python
4 45 (21.13%) Ruby
5 41 (19.25%) Perl
6 32 (15.02%) SQL
7 28 (13.15%) Java
8 27 (12.68%) Bash Shell
9 19 (8.92%) PHP5
10 11 (5.16%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.35%) Go
11 5 (2.35%) C++
12 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.41%) C#
14 2 (0.94%) Scala
15 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.76%) Degree
2 5 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.88%) MCITP
3 4 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (1.88%) MCP
3 4 (1.88%) MCSE
3 4 (1.88%) MCSA
3 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.88%) A+ Certification
3 4 (1.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) CCIE
4 1 (0.47%) CCNP
4 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.51%) Varnish
2 13 (6.10%) Docker
2 13 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.63%) vCloud
4 6 (2.82%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.94%) Samba
5 2 (0.94%) XenServer
5 2 (0.94%) Postfix
5 2 (0.94%) iptables
6 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 73 (34.27%) Puppet
2 34 (15.96%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (12.21%) Ansible
4 21 (9.86%) ZABBIX
4 21 (9.86%) Salt
5 20 (9.39%) Nagios
6 17 (7.98%) Vagrant
6 17 (7.98%) logstash
7 16 (7.51%) Cacti
8 12 (5.63%) Kibana
9 10 (4.69%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.35%) SCOM
11 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (1.88%) Cobbler
11 4 (1.88%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.94%) CA LISA
13 1 (0.47%) yum
13 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (17.84%) Red Hat
2 31 (14.55%) VMware
3 19 (8.92%) Zend
4 16 (7.51%) Rackspace
5 15 (7.04%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.16%) Google
7 8 (3.76%) Oracle
7 8 (3.76%) Percona
7 8 (3.76%) New Relic
8 4 (1.88%) EMC
8 4 (1.88%) Cisco
9 3 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.41%) hybris
9 3 (1.41%) Citrix
9 3 (1.41%) HP
10 2 (0.94%) Pega
10 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.94%) IBM
10 2 (0.94%) CA
10 2 (0.94%) Twitter
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