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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 304 262 281
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +19
Contract jobs citing LAMP 120 151 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 2.11% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 92
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
7217 7157 7283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.94% 31.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5232 5147 5222
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -14 17 £394 +8.54% 22
Croydon -9 3 £438 +84.21%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £335 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 187 (79.91%) PHP
2 145 (61.97%) MySQL
3 103 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (40.60%) Linux
5 93 (39.74%) HTML
6 92 (39.32%) JavaScript
7 85 (36.32%) DevOps
8 80 (34.19%) Puppet
9 79 (33.76%) CSS
10 68 (29.06%) Apache
11 64 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
12 63 (26.92%) Git (software)
13 61 (26.07%) Python
14 60 (25.64%) Jenkins
15 58 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (23.08%) Web Services
17 52 (22.22%) Perl
18 51 (21.79%) jQuery
18 51 (21.79%) Ruby
19 50 (21.37%) Symfony
20 45 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
21 43 (18.38%) Scrum
22 41 (17.52%) SQL
23 40 (17.09%) OO
24 39 (16.67%) Zend
24 39 (16.67%) Drupal
25 37 (15.81%) Java
26 36 (15.38%) HTML5
27 35 (14.96%) VMware
27 35 (14.96%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 68 (29.06%) Apache
2 39 (16.67%) Drupal
3 28 (11.97%) nginx
4 27 (11.54%) Tomcat
5 21 (8.97%) WordPress
6 17 (7.26%) JBoss
7 15 (6.41%) Mule ESB
8 14 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (4.70%) CMS
10 9 (3.85%) IIS
10 9 (3.85%) Node.js
11 8 (3.42%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.71%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.71%) Moodle
12 4 (1.71%) Confluence
13 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Shopify
2 1 (0.43%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.43%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 64 (27.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.56%) SaaS
6 3 (1.28%) PaaS
6 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.85%) Office 365
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.68%) Firewall
2 22 (9.40%) Reverse Proxy
3 18 (7.69%) VPN
4 13 (5.56%) DNS
5 11 (4.70%) DMZ
6 7 (2.99%) LDAP
7 6 (2.56%) SAN
8 5 (2.14%) SSL
8 5 (2.14%) Internet
9 4 (1.71%) HTTP
9 4 (1.71%) NAS
9 4 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.71%) Intranet
10 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.85%) DHCP
11 2 (0.85%) SNMP
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.43%) Network Security
12 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (61.97%) MySQL
2 31 (13.25%) Redis
3 25 (10.68%) MongoDB
4 21 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 21 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.14%) Big Data
7 5 (2.14%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.14%) CouchDB
8 4 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.71%) Riak
9 3 (1.28%) MarkLogic
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 63 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 60 (25.64%) Jenkins
3 22 (9.40%) Subversion
4 20 (8.55%) Selenium
5 19 (8.12%) SonarQube
6 17 (7.26%) Gerrit
7 16 (6.84%) Artifactory
8 15 (6.41%) Mercurial
8 15 (6.41%) JMeter
9 11 (4.70%) Behat
10 9 (3.85%) Hudson
10 9 (3.85%) JIRA
11 8 (3.42%) PHPUnit
12 7 (2.99%) Maven
13 5 (2.14%) Ant
13 5 (2.14%) Phing
14 4 (1.71%) Gradle
14 4 (1.71%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.71%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.71%) JUnit
General
1 14 (5.98%) Marketing
2 9 (3.85%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Advertising
5 4 (1.71%) Games
6 3 (1.28%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 120 (51.28%) Developer
2 81 (34.62%) PHP Developer
3 30 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (9.83%) Senior Developer
5 21 (8.97%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 17 (7.26%) Drupal Developer
7 16 (6.84%) Architect
8 15 (6.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Administrator
9 13 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
9 13 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 5 (2.14%) WordPress Developer
13 5 (2.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (2.14%) Web Developer
13 5 (2.14%) Consultant
14 4 (1.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (39.74%) HTML
2 79 (33.76%) CSS
3 54 (23.08%) Web Services
4 51 (21.79%) jQuery
5 50 (21.37%) Symfony
6 36 (15.38%) HTML5
7 29 (12.39%) Ajax
8 23 (9.83%) CSS3
9 21 (8.97%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (7.26%) J2EE
12 14 (5.98%) .NET
12 14 (5.98%) Laravel
13 11 (4.70%) REST
13 11 (4.70%) Doctrine
13 11 (4.70%) XHTML
14 10 (4.27%) XML
14 10 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (4.27%) Drush
14 10 (4.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.27%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.14%) Tandem
7 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.71%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.71%) User Experience
8 3 (1.28%) Social Media
8 3 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.28%) Clustering
9 2 (0.85%) GIS
9 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.85%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.43%) Wiki
10 1 (0.43%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 95 (40.60%) Linux
2 29 (12.39%) CentOS
3 28 (11.97%) Ubuntu
4 26 (11.11%) Windows
5 22 (9.40%) UNIX
6 10 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.42%) Solaris
8 6 (2.56%) Debian
9 4 (1.71%) Android
9 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (36.32%) DevOps
3 58 (24.79%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (18.38%) Scrum
5 40 (17.09%) OO
6 35 (14.96%) TDD
7 32 (13.68%) OO PHP
8 30 (12.82%) MVC
8 30 (12.82%) BDD
9 25 (10.68%) Open Source
10 22 (9.40%) Configuration Management
11 21 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (8.55%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.41%) OWASP
13 15 (6.41%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.41%) Load Balancing
14 14 (5.98%) Web Development
15 13 (5.56%) OOP
16 12 (5.13%) Refactoring
17 10 (4.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 187 (79.91%) PHP
2 92 (39.32%) JavaScript
3 61 (26.07%) Python
4 52 (22.22%) Perl
5 51 (21.79%) Ruby
6 41 (17.52%) SQL
7 37 (15.81%) Java
8 32 (13.68%) Bash Shell
9 27 (11.54%) PHP5
10 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.42%) C++
12 6 (2.56%) C#
13 4 (1.71%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.85%) C
14 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.85%) Go
15 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.70%) Degree
3 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.71%) MCITP
4 4 (1.71%) MCP
4 4 (1.71%) MCSE
4 4 (1.71%) MCSA
4 4 (1.71%) CCNA
4 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.71%) A+ Certification
4 4 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 28 (11.97%) Docker
2 19 (8.12%) vCloud
3 17 (7.26%) Varnish
4 10 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.28%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.43%) Postfix
7 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.43%) XenServer
7 1 (0.43%) iptables
Systems Management
1 80 (34.19%) Puppet
2 45 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (13.68%) Ansible
4 25 (10.68%) Vagrant
5 22 (9.40%) logstash
6 21 (8.97%) Salt
7 20 (8.55%) ZABBIX
8 19 (8.12%) Kibana
9 16 (6.84%) HAProxy
10 15 (6.41%) Rundeck
11 12 (5.13%) Nagios
12 6 (2.56%) Cacti
12 6 (2.56%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.71%) CA LISA
13 4 (1.71%) SCOM
13 4 (1.71%) Graphite
14 3 (1.28%) Graylog
14 3 (1.28%) StatsD
15 2 (0.85%) Pingdom
15 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 39 (16.67%) Zend
2 35 (14.96%) VMware
3 33 (14.10%) Red Hat
4 21 (8.97%) Google
5 15 (6.41%) Oracle
6 13 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.70%) New Relic
8 7 (2.99%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.56%) Cisco
10 5 (2.14%) HP
10 5 (2.14%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.71%) Pega
11 4 (1.71%) Splunk
11 4 (1.71%) CA
11 4 (1.71%) IBM
12 3 (1.28%) Percona
13 2 (0.85%) Coverity
13 2 (0.85%) Sun
13 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.85%) Citrix
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