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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 256 310 250
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -60
Contract jobs citing LAMP 172 105 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 1.41% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 77 111
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £236 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £8.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+136.66% +10.09%
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
7160 7448 6824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 30.48% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 5442 4915
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

LAMP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 +29 37 £353 -6.00% 13
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £400 - 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hounslow - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 264 (73.33%) PHP
2 234 (65.00%) MySQL
3 170 (47.22%) Linux
4 125 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (34.44%) JavaScript
6 123 (34.17%) Git (software)
7 116 (32.22%) Apache
8 114 (31.67%) HTML
9 109 (30.28%) CSS
10 106 (29.44%) Web Services
11 104 (28.89%) MVC
12 99 (27.50%) OO
13 83 (23.06%) Open Source
14 82 (22.78%) Puppet
15 80 (22.22%) DevOps
16 77 (21.39%) TDD
17 76 (21.11%) UNIX
17 76 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
18 74 (20.56%) Symfony
19 71 (19.72%) MongoDB
20 69 (19.17%) Red Hat
21 67 (18.61%) Opscode Chef
22 66 (18.33%) jQuery
23 65 (18.06%) Zend
23 65 (18.06%) Python
24 64 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
25 61 (16.94%) Subversion
26 58 (16.11%) Perl
27 56 (15.56%) Ruby
28 53 (14.72%) CentOS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 116 (32.22%) Apache
2 45 (12.50%) Drupal
3 31 (8.61%) nginx
4 26 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (7.22%) Tomcat
5 24 (6.67%) Node.js
6 19 (5.28%) CMS
7 18 (5.00%) Apache Solr
8 17 (4.72%) WordPress
9 8 (2.22%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.94%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.39%) IIS
12 4 (1.11%) Confluence
12 4 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.83%) JBoss
13 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (3.89%) Magento
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 64 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.94%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.33%) Joyent
5 8 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.83%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) Route 53
7 2 (0.56%) ElastiCache
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.83%) DNS
2 16 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.61%) Firewall
4 10 (2.78%) Intranet
5 7 (1.94%) LDAP
5 7 (1.94%) Internet
6 5 (1.39%) SAN
7 4 (1.11%) VPN
7 4 (1.11%) LAN
7 4 (1.11%) WAN
7 4 (1.11%) DHCP
7 4 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.83%) VLAN
8 3 (0.83%) HTTP
8 3 (0.83%) SSL
8 3 (0.83%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.56%) DMZ
9 2 (0.56%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (65.00%) MySQL
2 71 (19.72%) MongoDB
3 40 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.06%) Redis
5 26 (7.22%) Big Data
6 25 (6.94%) Hadoop
7 22 (6.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (5.83%) CouchDB
8 21 (5.83%) Riak
9 14 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (3.06%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
13 8 (2.22%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.56%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.56%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 123 (34.17%) Git (software)
2 61 (16.94%) Subversion
3 52 (14.44%) Jenkins
4 35 (9.72%) JIRA
5 28 (7.78%) Hudson
6 27 (7.50%) PHPUnit
7 20 (5.56%) Selenium
8 11 (3.06%) Mercurial
9 9 (2.50%) Maven
10 8 (2.22%) JUnit
11 6 (1.67%) RSpec
12 5 (1.39%) Ant
12 5 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.11%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.11%) Artifactory
13 4 (1.11%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.11%) Gerrit
14 3 (0.83%) JMeter
14 3 (0.83%) Sinon.JS
14 3 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 28 (7.78%) Marketing
2 8 (2.22%) Banking
3 5 (1.39%) Finance
4 4 (1.11%) Back Office
4 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.11%) Advertising
4 4 (1.11%) Publishing
4 4 (1.11%) Games
4 4 (1.11%) Music Industry
5 3 (0.83%) Retail
6 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 228 (63.33%) Developer
2 136 (37.78%) PHP Developer
3 42 (11.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 42 (11.67%) Web Developer
4 39 (10.83%) Senior Developer
5 38 (10.56%) LAMP Developer
6 30 (8.33%) Architect
7 28 (7.78%) Drupal Developer
8 23 (6.39%) Senior PHP Developer
9 21 (5.83%) DevOps Architect
9 21 (5.83%) PHP Symfony Developer
9 21 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (5.28%) PHP Web Developer
11 18 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.72%) Programmer
13 13 (3.61%) PHP Programmer
13 13 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
15 10 (2.78%) Administrator
15 10 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (31.67%) HTML
2 109 (30.28%) CSS
3 106 (29.44%) Web Services
4 74 (20.56%) Symfony
5 66 (18.33%) jQuery
6 51 (14.17%) RESTful
7 48 (13.33%) HTML5
8 42 (11.67%) Laravel
8 42 (11.67%) XML
9 40 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
10 39 (10.83%) CSS3
11 38 (10.56%) AngularJS
12 32 (8.89%) JSON
13 24 (6.67%) Memcached
14 21 (5.83%) Backbone.js
15 20 (5.56%) SOAP
16 18 (5.00%) Ajax
17 15 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
17 15 (4.17%) .NET
18 13 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.06%) Open Source
2 18 (5.00%) Taxonomies
3 10 (2.78%) Social Media
4 9 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.22%) Oracle Exalogic
6 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.67%) W3C
7 6 (1.67%) Blog
7 6 (1.67%) Animation
8 4 (1.11%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.11%) GIS
8 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.11%) SCORM
8 4 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.83%) Social Network
9 3 (0.83%) Replication
9 3 (0.83%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 170 (47.22%) Linux
2 76 (21.11%) UNIX
3 53 (14.72%) CentOS
4 32 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (7.50%) Debian
6 13 (3.61%) Windows
7 11 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.50%) SUSE
9 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.89%) MVC
3 99 (27.50%) OO
4 80 (22.22%) DevOps
5 77 (21.39%) TDD
6 76 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (14.44%) Scrum
8 49 (13.61%) BDD
9 44 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 40 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 33 (9.17%) OO PHP
12 28 (7.78%) OOP
13 20 (5.56%) Load Balancing
14 19 (5.28%) Kanban
15 17 (4.72%) Web Development
16 16 (4.44%) Automated Testing
17 14 (3.89%) Unit Testing
17 14 (3.89%) SOA
18 13 (3.61%) ITIL
18 13 (3.61%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 264 (73.33%) PHP
2 124 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 65 (18.06%) Python
4 58 (16.11%) Perl
5 56 (15.56%) Ruby
6 49 (13.61%) Java
7 41 (11.39%) Bash Shell
8 39 (10.83%) SQL
9 38 (10.56%) PHP5
10 17 (4.72%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.94%) Golang
12 5 (1.39%) C
12 5 (1.39%) Scala
13 4 (1.11%) C++
14 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.56%) XQuery
15 2 (0.56%) C#
15 2 (0.56%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.61%) Degree
2 7 (1.94%) RHCE
2 7 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.11%) MCSE
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.11%) CCNA
5 4 (1.11%) RHCT
6 3 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.83%) MCITP
6 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) CEH
7 1 (0.28%) LPIC
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CISSP
7 1 (0.28%) CCIE
7 1 (0.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.89%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.72%) Varnish
2 13 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.39%) vCloud
5 3 (0.83%) NFS
5 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.83%) XenApp
6 2 (0.56%) Docker
6 2 (0.56%) XenServer
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) Samba
7 1 (0.28%) Postfix
7 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 82 (22.78%) Puppet
2 67 (18.61%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (11.39%) Nagios
4 34 (9.44%) Cacti
5 26 (7.22%) ZABBIX
5 26 (7.22%) Salt
6 10 (2.78%) Ansible
7 6 (1.67%) logstash
8 4 (1.11%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.83%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.83%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.83%) Kibana
9 3 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (19.17%) Red Hat
2 65 (18.06%) Zend
3 38 (10.56%) Rackspace
4 18 (5.00%) VMware
4 18 (5.00%) Facebook
5 15 (4.17%) New Relic
6 14 (3.89%) Twitter
6 14 (3.89%) Oracle
7 13 (3.61%) Microsoft
8 12 (3.33%) Percona
9 9 (2.50%) Google
10 7 (1.94%) EMC
11 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.39%) Adobe
13 4 (1.11%) Cisco
13 4 (1.11%) Citrix
13 4 (1.11%) Sony
14 3 (0.83%) NetApp
14 3 (0.83%) Veritas
14 3 (0.83%) Sophos
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