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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 240 296 285
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 199 129 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 1.65% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 97 98
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 £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
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 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+127.20% +4.16%
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
7449 7839 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.21% 30.94% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5519 5701 5190
Average daily rate £420 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +21 42 £375 +1.69% 8
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Edgware - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 269 (71.35%) PHP
2 235 (62.33%) MySQL
3 177 (46.95%) Linux
4 134 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (33.95%) JavaScript
6 125 (33.16%) Git (software)
7 122 (32.36%) HTML
8 120 (31.83%) Apache
9 119 (31.56%) CSS
10 114 (30.24%) Web Services
11 112 (29.71%) MVC
12 108 (28.65%) OO
13 85 (22.55%) DevOps
14 83 (22.02%) Open Source
14 83 (22.02%) Puppet
15 78 (20.69%) Symfony
16 75 (19.89%) TDD
17 72 (19.10%) jQuery
18 71 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
19 69 (18.30%) Zend
20 68 (18.04%) UNIX
20 68 (18.04%) Red Hat
21 67 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (17.51%) Subversion
23 62 (16.45%) Python
24 61 (16.18%) Perl
25 59 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
26 58 (15.38%) MongoDB
27 56 (14.85%) Java
27 56 (14.85%) Ruby

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 120 (31.83%) Apache
2 38 (10.08%) Drupal
3 27 (7.16%) nginx
3 27 (7.16%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (4.77%) CMS
6 17 (4.51%) WordPress
7 16 (4.24%) Apache Solr
8 14 (3.71%) Node.js
9 12 (3.18%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (2.12%) IIS
12 7 (1.86%) SharePoint
13 6 (1.59%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.80%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.80%) JBoss
14 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.71%) Magento
2 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.27%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 71 (18.83%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (12.47%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (7.96%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.92%) Joyent
5 9 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.86%) ElastiCache
6 7 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.80%) GitHub
8 2 (0.53%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Heroku
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.37%) DNS
2 17 (4.51%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.18%) Intranet
4 11 (2.92%) Firewall
5 7 (1.86%) Internet
6 6 (1.59%) SSL
6 6 (1.59%) LDAP
7 5 (1.33%) SAN
8 4 (1.06%) VPN
9 3 (0.80%) LAN
9 3 (0.80%) WAN
9 3 (0.80%) HTTP
9 3 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.80%) VLAN
9 3 (0.80%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.53%) Network Security
10 2 (0.53%) DAB
10 2 (0.53%) BGP
10 2 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (62.33%) MySQL
2 58 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 34 (9.02%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.16%) Redis
5 26 (6.90%) Big Data
6 21 (5.57%) Hadoop
7 20 (5.31%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (4.51%) Riak
8 17 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (4.51%) CouchDB
9 12 (3.18%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.86%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.53%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 125 (33.16%) Git (software)
2 66 (17.51%) Subversion
3 44 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 33 (8.75%) JIRA
5 28 (7.43%) PHPUnit
6 23 (6.10%) Hudson
7 17 (4.51%) Selenium
8 10 (2.65%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.86%) Maven
10 6 (1.59%) JUnit
10 6 (1.59%) RSpec
11 5 (1.33%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.33%) Behat
12 4 (1.06%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.06%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.06%) Ant
13 2 (0.53%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.53%) TestDirector
13 2 (0.53%) QUnit
13 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
General
1 28 (7.43%) Marketing
2 13 (3.45%) Banking
3 8 (2.12%) Finance
4 7 (1.86%) Publishing
5 6 (1.59%) Games
5 6 (1.59%) Advertising
6 4 (1.06%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.06%) Back Office
6 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 234 (62.07%) Developer
2 141 (37.40%) PHP Developer
3 44 (11.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 42 (11.14%) Web Developer
4 42 (11.14%) Senior Developer
5 38 (10.08%) LAMP Developer
6 33 (8.75%) Architect
7 30 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
8 27 (7.16%) Drupal Developer
9 26 (6.90%) Senior PHP Developer
10 23 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (6.10%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 18 (4.77%) PHP Web Developer
12 17 (4.51%) DevOps Architect
13 16 (4.24%) Programmer
14 15 (3.98%) Perl Developer
15 12 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (3.18%) PHP Programmer
16 11 (2.92%) Administrator
17 10 (2.65%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (32.36%) HTML
2 119 (31.56%) CSS
3 114 (30.24%) Web Services
4 78 (20.69%) Symfony
5 72 (19.10%) jQuery
6 55 (14.59%) XML
7 48 (12.73%) HTML5
8 46 (12.20%) RESTful
9 45 (11.94%) Laravel
10 42 (11.14%) CodeIgniter
11 38 (10.08%) CSS3
12 37 (9.81%) JSON
13 32 (8.49%) AngularJS
14 25 (6.63%) SOAP
15 22 (5.84%) Memcached
16 21 (5.57%) Backbone.js
17 18 (4.77%) Ajax
18 17 (4.51%) .NET
19 13 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
20 12 (3.18%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.02%) Open Source
2 14 (3.71%) Taxonomies
3 12 (3.18%) Oracle Exalogic
4 10 (2.65%) Social Media
5 9 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.12%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.59%) Animation
8 6 (1.59%) Blog
9 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) W3C
10 4 (1.06%) GIS
10 4 (1.06%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.06%) SCORM
10 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.80%) Clustering
11 3 (0.80%) Replication
11 3 (0.80%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 177 (46.95%) Linux
2 68 (18.04%) UNIX
3 45 (11.94%) CentOS
4 35 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.57%) Debian
6 18 (4.77%) Windows
7 12 (3.18%) SUSE
8 10 (2.65%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.59%) Android
9 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.80%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (29.71%) MVC
3 108 (28.65%) OO
4 85 (22.55%) DevOps
5 75 (19.89%) TDD
6 67 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
7 53 (14.06%) Scrum
8 45 (11.94%) BDD
9 43 (11.41%) E-Commerce
10 36 (9.55%) OO PHP
11 35 (9.28%) Configuration Management
12 34 (9.02%) OOP
13 21 (5.57%) Kanban
14 17 (4.51%) Release Management
15 15 (3.98%) Unit Testing
15 15 (3.98%) Automated Testing
15 15 (3.98%) SOA
15 15 (3.98%) Change Management
15 15 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (3.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 269 (71.35%) PHP
2 128 (33.95%) JavaScript
3 62 (16.45%) Python
4 61 (16.18%) Perl
5 56 (14.85%) Java
5 56 (14.85%) Ruby
6 46 (12.20%) SQL
7 40 (10.61%) PHP5
8 37 (9.81%) Bash Shell
9 22 (5.84%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.59%) C
11 5 (1.33%) C++
11 5 (1.33%) Golang
12 4 (1.06%) C#
13 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.80%) Scala
14 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.53%) XQuery
15 1 (0.27%) AWK
Qualifications
1 15 (3.98%) Degree
2 8 (2.12%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.86%) RHCE
4 4 (1.06%) RHCT
4 4 (1.06%) MCSE
4 4 (1.06%) CCNA
4 4 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.80%) MCITP
5 3 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
6 1 (0.27%) LPIC
6 1 (0.27%) NCDA
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) CEH
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.24%) QA
2 7 (1.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.51%) Varnish
2 13 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.80%) XenApp
5 3 (0.80%) vCloud
5 3 (0.80%) NFS
6 2 (0.53%) Docker
6 2 (0.53%) XenServer
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.27%) Samba
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 83 (22.02%) Puppet
2 59 (15.65%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (10.34%) Nagios
4 27 (7.16%) Cacti
5 22 (5.84%) ZABBIX
6 20 (5.31%) Salt
7 5 (1.33%) Ansible
8 3 (0.80%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.80%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.80%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.53%) logstash
9 2 (0.53%) Kibana
10 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.27%) SmokePing
10 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 69 (18.30%) Zend
2 68 (18.04%) Red Hat
3 30 (7.96%) Rackspace
4 19 (5.04%) New Relic
5 18 (4.77%) Facebook
5 18 (4.77%) VMware
5 18 (4.77%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.51%) Oracle
7 14 (3.71%) Twitter
8 10 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.39%) Percona
9 9 (2.39%) Google
10 6 (1.59%) EMC
11 5 (1.33%) Adobe
12 4 (1.06%) Citrix
12 4 (1.06%) Cisco
12 4 (1.06%) Sony
13 3 (0.80%) IBM
13 3 (0.80%) Symantec
13 3 (0.80%) NetApp
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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