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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 292 306 268
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing LAMP 94 95 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 1.48% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 73
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +27 19 £350 +23.89% 13
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 219 (75.52%) PHP
2 182 (62.76%) MySQL
3 135 (46.55%) Linux
4 112 (38.62%) JavaScript
5 109 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (33.79%) Apache
7 97 (33.45%) HTML
7 97 (33.45%) Git (software)
8 89 (30.69%) CSS
9 81 (27.93%) Web Services
10 77 (26.55%) Open Source
11 75 (25.86%) DevOps
12 74 (25.52%) MVC
13 73 (25.17%) Puppet
14 69 (23.79%) TDD
15 68 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (23.10%) OO
17 66 (22.76%) Symfony
18 65 (22.41%) UNIX
19 55 (18.97%) Python
19 55 (18.97%) MongoDB
20 53 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
20 53 (18.28%) Ruby
21 52 (17.93%) jQuery
22 50 (17.24%) Drupal
22 50 (17.24%) Subversion
22 50 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (17.24%) CentOS
23 47 (16.21%) Scrum
23 47 (16.21%) Red Hat

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 98 (33.79%) Apache
2 50 (17.24%) Drupal
3 35 (12.07%) nginx
4 28 (9.66%) Node.js
5 19 (6.55%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (6.21%) CMS
6 18 (6.21%) Tomcat
7 17 (5.86%) Apache Solr
8 15 (5.17%) WordPress
9 6 (2.07%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.72%) IIS
11 4 (1.38%) Confluence
11 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.03%) JBoss
13 2 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.34%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Magento
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 50 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.76%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (7.24%) Amazon S3
4 12 (4.14%) Joyent
5 7 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.03%) SaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.69%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.83%) DNS
2 13 (4.48%) Firewall
3 12 (4.14%) Intranet
4 10 (3.45%) LDAP
4 10 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.10%) Internet
6 6 (2.07%) VPN
6 6 (2.07%) DHCP
6 6 (2.07%) HTTP
7 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.38%) WAN
8 4 (1.38%) SSL
8 4 (1.38%) LAN
8 4 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.38%) VLAN
9 3 (1.03%) DMZ
9 3 (1.03%) SAN
9 3 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.69%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (62.76%) MySQL
2 55 (18.97%) MongoDB
3 25 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 25 (8.62%) Redis
4 17 (5.86%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.52%) Big Data
6 15 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.83%) Riak
7 14 (4.83%) CouchDB
8 13 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.10%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.07%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.69%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 97 (33.45%) Git (software)
2 50 (17.24%) Subversion
3 38 (13.10%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.69%) JIRA
5 25 (8.62%) PHPUnit
6 19 (6.55%) Selenium
7 18 (6.21%) Hudson
8 12 (4.14%) JUnit
9 11 (3.79%) Mercurial
10 10 (3.45%) RSpec
11 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.07%) Maven
13 5 (1.72%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.72%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.38%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.38%) QUnit
14 4 (1.38%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.38%) Ant
15 3 (1.03%) JMeter
15 3 (1.03%) Gradle
General
1 19 (6.55%) Marketing
2 5 (1.72%) Finance
3 4 (1.38%) Back Office
3 4 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (0.69%) Publishing
4 2 (0.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.69%) Games
4 2 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.34%) Billing
5 1 (0.34%) Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Local Government
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 189 (65.17%) Developer
2 108 (37.24%) PHP Developer
3 40 (13.79%) Senior Developer
4 32 (11.03%) Drupal Developer
5 28 (9.66%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 26 (8.97%) Architect
6 26 (8.97%) Web Developer
7 24 (8.28%) LAMP Developer
8 21 (7.24%) Senior PHP Developer
9 18 (6.21%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 16 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.83%) DevOps Architect
12 12 (4.14%) Senior Web Developer
12 12 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.10%) PHP Web Developer
14 8 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
15 7 (2.41%) Administrator
16 6 (2.07%) Programmer
16 6 (2.07%) Systems Engineer
16 6 (2.07%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (33.45%) HTML
2 89 (30.69%) CSS
3 81 (27.93%) Web Services
4 66 (22.76%) Symfony
5 52 (17.93%) jQuery
6 40 (13.79%) HTML5
7 38 (13.10%) AngularJS
8 36 (12.41%) Laravel
9 30 (10.34%) RESTful
10 28 (9.66%) CSS3
11 25 (8.62%) CodeIgniter
12 24 (8.28%) XML
13 21 (7.24%) Backbone.js
14 20 (6.90%) Memcached
15 18 (6.21%) .NET
16 16 (5.52%) Ajax
17 15 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
18 14 (4.83%) REST
18 14 (4.83%) JSON
19 13 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (26.55%) Open Source
2 19 (6.55%) Taxonomies
3 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.76%) W3C
5 7 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.41%) Social Media
6 6 (2.07%) Animation
7 5 (1.72%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.38%) GIS
8 4 (1.38%) SCORM
9 3 (1.03%) Replication
9 3 (1.03%) Clustering
9 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.34%) Wiki
11 1 (0.34%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 135 (46.55%) Linux
2 65 (22.41%) UNIX
3 50 (17.24%) CentOS
4 19 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (6.21%) Debian
6 12 (4.14%) Windows
7 10 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.69%) Android
8 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.69%) SUSE
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (25.86%) DevOps
3 74 (25.52%) MVC
4 69 (23.79%) TDD
5 68 (23.45%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (23.10%) OO
7 47 (16.21%) Scrum
8 42 (14.48%) Configuration Management
9 41 (14.14%) BDD
10 39 (13.45%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.31%) Load Balancing
12 26 (8.97%) OO PHP
13 21 (7.24%) OOP
14 20 (6.90%) Kanban
15 18 (6.21%) Web Development
15 18 (6.21%) Automated Testing
16 13 (4.48%) Refactoring
17 12 (4.14%) Unit Testing
18 11 (3.79%) ITIL
18 11 (3.79%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 219 (75.52%) PHP
2 112 (38.62%) JavaScript
3 55 (18.97%) Python
4 53 (18.28%) Ruby
5 44 (15.17%) Perl
6 37 (12.76%) Java
7 36 (12.41%) PHP5
8 33 (11.38%) Bash Shell
9 32 (11.03%) SQL
10 15 (5.17%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.41%) Golang
12 5 (1.72%) Scala
13 3 (1.03%) C
13 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.69%) XQuery
14 2 (0.69%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.34%) PHP4
15 1 (0.34%) C#
15 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (4.14%) Degree
2 6 (2.07%) RHCE
3 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.38%) RHCT
3 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) MCITP
4 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.03%) MCSE
4 3 (1.03%) CCNA
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) LPIC
6 1 (0.34%) CCIE
6 1 (0.34%) CCNP
6 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.34%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.21%) Varnish
2 12 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.72%) vCloud
4 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.03%) NFS
5 3 (1.03%) XenApp
5 3 (1.03%) Docker
6 2 (0.69%) XenServer
7 1 (0.34%) Samba
7 1 (0.34%) Postfix
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 73 (25.17%) Puppet
2 53 (18.28%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (12.07%) Nagios
4 31 (10.69%) Cacti
5 20 (6.90%) ZABBIX
5 20 (6.90%) Salt
6 13 (4.48%) Ansible
7 9 (3.10%) logstash
8 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (1.72%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.72%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.38%) Kibana
9 4 (1.38%) HAProxy
9 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.34%) SCOM
11 1 (0.34%) Munin
Vendors
1 47 (16.21%) Red Hat
2 43 (14.83%) Zend
3 33 (11.38%) Rackspace
4 18 (6.21%) VMware
5 16 (5.52%) Percona
6 14 (4.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (3.79%) Oracle
7 11 (3.79%) Facebook
7 11 (3.79%) Twitter
7 11 (3.79%) New Relic
8 9 (3.10%) Google
9 8 (2.76%) EMC
10 4 (1.38%) HP
10 4 (1.38%) NetApp
10 4 (1.38%) Citrix
10 4 (1.38%) Adobe
11 3 (1.03%) Cisco
11 3 (1.03%) IBM
11 3 (1.03%) Symantec
11 3 (1.03%) Sophos
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
RecWorks Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Franklin Bates
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago