The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 239 254 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 173 168 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.69% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.45% 2.22% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 118 139
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £281 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
LAMP
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 21 £351 +7.84% 19
Croydon - 2 £250 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 225 (65.22%) PHP
2 210 (60.87%) MySQL
3 153 (44.35%) Linux
4 114 (33.04%) JavaScript
4 114 (33.04%) HTML
5 109 (31.59%) CSS
5 109 (31.59%) Apache
6 98 (28.41%) DevOps
7 97 (28.12%) Puppet
8 87 (25.22%) Git (software)
8 87 (25.22%) Web Services
9 78 (22.61%) OO
10 75 (21.74%) Perl
11 71 (20.58%) jQuery
12 69 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 68 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
14 67 (19.42%) MVC
15 65 (18.84%) Python
15 65 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
16 61 (17.68%) UNIX
17 60 (17.39%) Red Hat
18 58 (16.81%) XML
18 58 (16.81%) Subversion
19 56 (16.23%) Ruby
20 54 (15.65%) SQL
20 54 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (15.07%) Open Source
22 49 (14.20%) Java
23 48 (13.91%) Zend
24 45 (13.04%) Nagios

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 109 (31.59%) Apache
2 38 (11.01%) Tomcat
3 34 (9.86%) Drupal
4 21 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.64%) WordPress
6 13 (3.77%) Node.js
6 13 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.48%) CMS
8 11 (3.19%) Apache Solr
8 11 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.90%) nginx
10 8 (2.32%) IIS
11 6 (1.74%) Moodle
12 4 (1.16%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.58%) Confluence
13 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Magento
2 3 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.58%) Agresso
3 2 (0.58%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.84%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (5.22%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.61%) Joyent
5 8 (2.32%) SaaS
6 7 (2.03%) ElastiCache
7 6 (1.74%) GitHub
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.58%) Route 53
9 2 (0.58%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.41%) DNS
2 17 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.90%) HTTP
4 8 (2.32%) Firewall
5 5 (1.45%) SAN
6 4 (1.16%) Intranet
6 4 (1.16%) Internet
6 4 (1.16%) SSL
6 4 (1.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.87%) MRTG
7 3 (0.87%) VPN
8 2 (0.58%) Extranet
8 2 (0.58%) SMTP
8 2 (0.58%) DHCP
8 2 (0.58%) VLAN
8 2 (0.58%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.29%) NAS
9 1 (0.29%) Network Security
9 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (60.87%) MySQL
2 44 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 35 (10.14%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.83%) Big Data
5 24 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (6.09%) Hadoop
7 19 (5.51%) SQL Server
8 18 (5.22%) CouchDB
8 18 (5.22%) Riak
9 16 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (3.19%) Redis
11 9 (2.61%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.58%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.29%) TKPROF
15 1 (0.29%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 87 (25.22%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.81%) Subversion
3 38 (11.01%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.38%) Hudson
5 20 (5.80%) PHPUnit
6 10 (2.90%) Selenium
7 6 (1.74%) Maven
7 6 (1.74%) JIRA
7 6 (1.74%) Behat
8 4 (1.16%) Ant
8 4 (1.16%) JUnit
8 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.87%) RSpec
10 2 (0.58%) Xcode
10 2 (0.58%) TestNG
11 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.29%) Capybara
11 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 22 (6.38%) Finance
2 14 (4.06%) Banking
3 13 (3.77%) Marketing
4 10 (2.90%) Publishing
4 10 (2.90%) Games
5 7 (2.03%) Advertising
6 5 (1.45%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.16%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.87%) Retail
8 3 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (53.04%) Developer
2 102 (29.57%) PHP Developer
3 51 (14.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (11.59%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 39 (11.30%) LAMP Developer
6 31 (8.99%) Web Developer
7 26 (7.54%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (7.25%) Architect
9 22 (6.38%) Drupal Developer
10 17 (4.93%) Programmer
11 16 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.35%) Administrator
12 15 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
13 14 (4.06%) PHP Programmer
13 14 (4.06%) Perl Developer
14 12 (3.48%) Senior PHP Developer
14 12 (3.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
15 11 (3.19%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (33.04%) HTML
2 109 (31.59%) CSS
3 87 (25.22%) Web Services
4 71 (20.58%) jQuery
5 58 (16.81%) XML
6 43 (12.46%) HTML5
7 42 (12.17%) JSON
8 41 (11.88%) Symfony
9 34 (9.86%) CSS3
10 29 (8.41%) CodeIgniter
11 26 (7.54%) Ajax
12 23 (6.67%) RESTful
13 16 (4.64%) Zend Framework
14 14 (4.06%) .NET
14 14 (4.06%) SOAP
14 14 (4.06%) Laravel
15 12 (3.48%) Memcached
16 10 (2.90%) AngularJS
17 9 (2.61%) Sass
18 8 (2.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (15.07%) Open Source
2 12 (3.48%) Oracle Exalogic
2 12 (3.48%) Digital Media
3 9 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.61%) Clustering
4 8 (2.32%) Replication
4 8 (2.32%) Taxonomies
5 7 (2.03%) Social Network
6 6 (1.74%) VLE
7 5 (1.45%) Blog
8 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.87%) Social Media
9 3 (0.87%) Data Extraction
9 3 (0.87%) Ergonomics
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) Online Games
10 2 (0.58%) iPhone
10 2 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 153 (44.35%) Linux
2 61 (17.68%) UNIX
3 39 (11.30%) CentOS
4 35 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (8.99%) Windows
6 23 (6.67%) Debian
7 12 (3.48%) SUSE
8 10 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.32%) Solaris
9 8 (2.32%) Android
10 7 (2.03%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (28.41%) DevOps
2 78 (22.61%) OO
3 69 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (19.42%) MVC
5 54 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (11.88%) Scrum
7 37 (10.72%) TDD
8 30 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 26 (7.54%) BDD
10 25 (7.25%) OOP
10 25 (7.25%) Release Management
11 24 (6.96%) Configuration Management
12 22 (6.38%) OO PHP
13 21 (6.09%) CRM
13 21 (6.09%) Software Engineering
14 20 (5.80%) Migration
15 18 (5.22%) Kanban
16 17 (4.93%) Analytics
17 15 (4.35%) Content Management
18 14 (4.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 225 (65.22%) PHP
2 114 (33.04%) JavaScript
3 75 (21.74%) Perl
4 65 (18.84%) Python
5 56 (16.23%) Ruby
6 54 (15.65%) SQL
7 49 (14.20%) Java
8 43 (12.46%) Bash Shell
9 31 (8.99%) PHP5
10 15 (4.35%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.32%) C#
12 6 (1.74%) C++
12 6 (1.74%) C
13 3 (0.87%) sed
13 3 (0.87%) Golang
13 3 (0.87%) AWK
14 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.29%) PHP4
15 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.35%) Degree
2 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.87%) MCSE
3 3 (0.87%) CCNA
3 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.87%) RHCE
4 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.58%) RHCT
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.58%) MCITP
4 2 (0.58%) NCDA
5 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) CEH
5 1 (0.29%) MCP
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.93%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.22%) Varnish
2 11 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.87%) vCloud
4 3 (0.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.58%) NFS
5 2 (0.58%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (28.12%) Puppet
2 68 (19.71%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (13.04%) Nagios
4 24 (6.96%) Salt
5 22 (6.38%) ZABBIX
5 22 (6.38%) Cacti
6 6 (1.74%) Munin
6 6 (1.74%) StatsD
7 5 (1.45%) Ansible
8 3 (0.87%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.87%) Foglight
9 2 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.58%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.29%) SCCM
10 1 (0.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 48 (13.91%) Zend
3 34 (9.86%) Rackspace
4 22 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (5.80%) Oracle
6 18 (5.22%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (4.93%) New Relic
7 17 (4.93%) VMware
8 10 (2.90%) Percona
9 8 (2.32%) HP
10 7 (2.03%) Neolane
11 6 (1.74%) Cisco
12 5 (1.45%) Facebook
12 5 (1.45%) Twitter
12 5 (1.45%) ExactTarget
13 4 (1.16%) Sony
14 3 (0.87%) Google
14 3 (0.87%) Open Text
14 3 (0.87%) NetApp
14 3 (0.87%) Citrix
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