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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 229 276 267
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 201 160 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 2.03% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 114 107
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +32 30 £375 +3.44% 17
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Harrow - 2 £400 - 1
Hounslow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £388 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 250 (69.06%) PHP
2 221 (61.05%) MySQL
3 169 (46.69%) Linux
4 125 (34.53%) Apache
5 122 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (30.66%) Web Services
6 111 (30.66%) JavaScript
6 111 (30.66%) Git (software)
7 110 (30.39%) HTML
8 106 (29.28%) CSS
9 99 (27.35%) OO
10 96 (26.52%) MVC
11 92 (25.41%) DevOps
12 91 (25.14%) Puppet
13 76 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
14 72 (19.89%) Open Source
14 72 (19.89%) Perl
15 71 (19.61%) Red Hat
15 71 (19.61%) Ruby
16 68 (18.78%) Python
17 64 (17.68%) Java
18 63 (17.40%) jQuery
19 62 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
20 61 (16.85%) Symfony
20 61 (16.85%) Zend
21 60 (16.57%) UNIX
22 59 (16.30%) Subversion
23 57 (15.75%) TDD
24 53 (14.64%) XML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 125 (34.53%) Apache
2 34 (9.39%) Tomcat
3 30 (8.29%) nginx
4 26 (7.18%) Drupal
5 19 (5.25%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (4.42%) WordPress
7 15 (4.14%) WebLogic
8 13 (3.59%) Node.js
8 13 (3.59%) CMS
9 11 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (2.76%) Apache Solr
10 10 (2.76%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.93%) IIS
12 6 (1.66%) Joomla!
13 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.38%) MS Exchange
13 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.76%) Magento
2 5 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.55%) Agresso
3 2 (0.55%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 76 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (11.05%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (8.84%) Amazon S3
4 8 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.93%) SaaS
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (1.93%) ElastiCache
6 5 (1.38%) Joyent
7 4 (1.10%) GitHub
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.55%) Route 53
9 2 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.12%) DNS
2 22 (6.08%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.31%) Intranet
3 12 (3.31%) Firewall
4 8 (2.21%) SAN
5 7 (1.93%) LDAP
6 6 (1.66%) SSL
7 5 (1.38%) VLAN
7 5 (1.38%) VPN
7 5 (1.38%) Internet
7 5 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (1.38%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.10%) HTTP
9 3 (0.83%) DHCP
10 2 (0.55%) DMZ
10 2 (0.55%) DAB
10 2 (0.55%) SMTP
11 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (61.05%) MySQL
2 41 (11.33%) MongoDB
3 32 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 26 (7.18%) Big Data
5 22 (6.08%) Redis
6 20 (5.52%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (4.97%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (4.14%) Riak
8 15 (4.14%) CouchDB
9 13 (3.59%) SQL Server
10 10 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.66%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.55%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.28%) SQLite
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 111 (30.66%) Git (software)
2 59 (16.30%) Subversion
3 42 (11.60%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.18%) JIRA
5 19 (5.25%) Hudson
6 16 (4.42%) Selenium
6 16 (4.42%) PHPUnit
7 10 (2.76%) Mercurial
8 8 (2.21%) Maven
9 7 (1.93%) JUnit
9 7 (1.93%) RSpec
10 6 (1.66%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.10%) Behat
11 4 (1.10%) Ant
12 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.55%) TestNG
13 2 (0.55%) Gerrit
13 2 (0.55%) TestDirector
13 2 (0.55%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (5.52%) Marketing
2 15 (4.14%) Banking
3 11 (3.04%) Publishing
4 9 (2.49%) Finance
5 7 (1.93%) Games
6 6 (1.66%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) Music Industry
8 3 (0.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 204 (56.35%) Developer
2 122 (33.70%) PHP Developer
3 42 (11.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (11.05%) LAMP Developer
4 40 (11.05%) Web Developer
5 39 (10.77%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 32 (8.84%) Senior Developer
7 29 (8.01%) Architect
8 26 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (6.08%) Senior PHP Developer
10 21 (5.80%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 18 (4.97%) Drupal Developer
12 17 (4.70%) Perl Developer
13 16 (4.42%) PHP Web Developer
14 15 (4.14%) Programmer
15 13 (3.59%) DevOps Architect
15 13 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (3.31%) Administrator
17 11 (3.04%) PHP Programmer
18 10 (2.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.66%) Web Services
2 110 (30.39%) HTML
3 106 (29.28%) CSS
4 63 (17.40%) jQuery
5 61 (16.85%) Symfony
6 53 (14.64%) XML
7 45 (12.43%) HTML5
8 38 (10.50%) RESTful
8 38 (10.50%) Laravel
9 36 (9.94%) CSS3
10 34 (9.39%) JSON
11 33 (9.12%) CodeIgniter
12 22 (6.08%) AngularJS
13 20 (5.52%) SOAP
14 19 (5.25%) Backbone.js
15 18 (4.97%) .NET
16 15 (4.14%) Ajax
16 15 (4.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (3.59%) Memcached
18 11 (3.04%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (19.89%) Open Source
2 14 (3.87%) Oracle Exalogic
3 9 (2.49%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.38%) Taxonomies
5 5 (1.38%) Blog
5 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.38%) Replication
5 5 (1.38%) Clustering
6 4 (1.10%) Social Media
6 4 (1.10%) SCORM
6 4 (1.10%) E-Learning
6 4 (1.10%) Social Network
7 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.83%) W3C
7 3 (0.83%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.55%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 169 (46.69%) Linux
2 60 (16.57%) UNIX
3 42 (11.60%) CentOS
4 39 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (6.63%) Windows
6 18 (4.97%) Debian
7 14 (3.87%) SUSE
8 10 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.66%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.38%) Android
11 4 (1.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (27.35%) OO
3 96 (26.52%) MVC
4 92 (25.41%) DevOps
5 62 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (15.75%) TDD
7 47 (12.98%) Scrum
8 42 (11.60%) E-Commerce
9 35 (9.67%) BDD
10 31 (8.56%) OO PHP
11 30 (8.29%) Configuration Management
11 30 (8.29%) OOP
12 22 (6.08%) Release Management
13 17 (4.70%) Change Management
14 16 (4.42%) Analytics
15 15 (4.14%) Kanban
15 15 (4.14%) Migration
16 14 (3.87%) SOA
16 14 (3.87%) CRM
17 13 (3.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (69.06%) PHP
2 111 (30.66%) JavaScript
3 72 (19.89%) Perl
4 71 (19.61%) Ruby
5 68 (18.78%) Python
6 64 (17.68%) Java
7 49 (13.54%) SQL
8 41 (11.33%) PHP5
9 40 (11.05%) Bash Shell
10 20 (5.52%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.21%) C
12 7 (1.93%) C#
13 6 (1.66%) C++
14 5 (1.38%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.10%) Golang
16 3 (0.83%) AWK
16 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.83%) sed
17 2 (0.55%) Scala
17 2 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (3.87%) Degree
2 9 (2.49%) RHCE
3 8 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.66%) CCNA
4 6 (1.66%) MCSE
4 6 (1.66%) RHCT
5 5 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.38%) MCITP
6 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.83%) NCDA
6 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) LPIC
7 1 (0.28%) CEH
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.70%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.21%) Varnish
2 8 (2.21%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.66%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.38%) NFS
4 5 (1.38%) XenApp
5 4 (1.10%) vCloud
6 2 (0.55%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 91 (25.14%) Puppet
2 61 (16.85%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (12.15%) Nagios
4 26 (7.18%) Cacti
5 23 (6.35%) Salt
6 19 (5.25%) ZABBIX
7 7 (1.93%) Ansible
8 5 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.83%) Foglight
9 3 (0.83%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.55%) logstash
10 2 (0.55%) Kibana
10 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.28%) Nessus
11 1 (0.28%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 71 (19.61%) Red Hat
2 61 (16.85%) Zend
3 24 (6.63%) VMware
4 23 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 23 (6.35%) Rackspace
5 22 (6.08%) New Relic
5 22 (6.08%) Oracle
6 15 (4.14%) Facebook
7 11 (3.04%) Percona
8 10 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.21%) Twitter
10 7 (1.93%) Google
10 7 (1.93%) Cisco
11 6 (1.66%) HP
12 5 (1.38%) IBM
12 5 (1.38%) EMC
12 5 (1.38%) Citrix
12 5 (1.38%) NetApp
12 5 (1.38%) Symantec
12 5 (1.38%) Sophos
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