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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 290 252 291
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Contract jobs citing LAMP 113 146 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 2.10% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 106 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £488 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +283.78%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 18 £313 -12.03% 19
Croydon -4 7 £375 +57.89%
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 163 (76.89%) PHP
2 122 (57.55%) MySQL
3 98 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (41.51%) HTML
5 86 (40.57%) Linux
6 80 (37.74%) JavaScript
6 80 (37.74%) DevOps
7 73 (34.43%) CSS
7 73 (34.43%) Puppet
8 59 (27.83%) Apache
9 54 (25.47%) Jenkins
10 53 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 52 (24.53%) Python
12 50 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
13 49 (23.11%) Web Services
14 47 (22.17%) jQuery
15 46 (21.70%) Scrum
16 45 (21.23%) Perl
17 43 (20.28%) Ruby
18 42 (19.81%) Symfony
19 39 (18.40%) Drupal
19 39 (18.40%) HTML5
20 36 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
20 36 (16.98%) SQL
21 33 (15.57%) OO
22 32 (15.09%) TDD
23 31 (14.62%) Java
23 31 (14.62%) Red Hat
24 30 (14.15%) Zend

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 59 (27.83%) Apache
2 39 (18.40%) Drupal
3 23 (10.85%) nginx
3 23 (10.85%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (7.08%) WordPress
6 11 (5.19%) Node.js
6 11 (5.19%) JBoss
7 10 (4.72%) Mule ESB
8 8 (3.77%) IIS
8 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.77%) CMS
9 4 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.89%) Moodle
10 3 (1.42%) Confluence
11 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 50 (23.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (3.77%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.36%) SaaS
6 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.42%) PaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.47%) Joyent
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.02%) Reverse Proxy
1 17 (8.02%) Firewall
2 13 (6.13%) VPN
3 10 (4.72%) DNS
4 9 (4.25%) DMZ
5 7 (3.30%) Internet
5 7 (3.30%) HTTP
5 7 (3.30%) LDAP
6 6 (2.83%) SSL
6 6 (2.83%) Intranet
7 5 (2.36%) SAN
8 4 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.89%) NAS
9 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.94%) DHCP
10 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.47%) Network Security
11 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (57.55%) MySQL
2 25 (11.79%) Redis
3 19 (8.96%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.55%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.30%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.83%) Big Data
7 6 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.36%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.36%) Riak
8 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (25.47%) Jenkins
2 53 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.38%) Subversion
4 20 (9.43%) Selenium
5 14 (6.60%) JMeter
5 14 (6.60%) SonarQube
6 11 (5.19%) Gerrit
6 11 (5.19%) Behat
7 10 (4.72%) JIRA
7 10 (4.72%) Artifactory
8 9 (4.25%) Hudson
8 9 (4.25%) Mercurial
9 8 (3.77%) JUnit
10 6 (2.83%) Ant
10 6 (2.83%) Maven
11 5 (2.36%) RSpec
11 5 (2.36%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.89%) Phing
12 4 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (1.42%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (4.72%) Marketing
2 9 (4.25%) Retail
3 7 (3.30%) Finance
4 6 (2.83%) Advertising
5 4 (1.89%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (54.72%) Developer
2 74 (34.91%) PHP Developer
3 26 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.96%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 18 (8.49%) Drupal Developer
7 14 (6.60%) Architect
8 13 (6.13%) Senior PHP Developer
9 11 (5.19%) LAMP Developer
9 11 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) Administrator
10 10 (4.72%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) PHP Symfony Developer
14 6 (2.83%) Perl Developer
15 5 (2.36%) DevOps Architect
15 5 (2.36%) WordPress Developer
15 5 (2.36%) Web Developer
15 5 (2.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (41.51%) HTML
2 73 (34.43%) CSS
3 49 (23.11%) Web Services
4 47 (22.17%) jQuery
5 42 (19.81%) Symfony
6 39 (18.40%) HTML5
7 29 (13.68%) Ajax
8 24 (11.32%) CSS3
8 24 (11.32%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.13%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (6.13%) XHTML
9 13 (6.13%) .NET
10 12 (5.66%) J2EE
10 12 (5.66%) REST
11 11 (5.19%) XML
12 10 (4.72%) Drush
12 10 (4.72%) Gherkin
13 9 (4.25%) Laravel
13 9 (4.25%) Doctrine
13 9 (4.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Open Source
2 12 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.89%) Tandem
5 4 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.89%) User Experience
5 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) W3C
7 2 (0.94%) Clustering
7 2 (0.94%) Blog
7 2 (0.94%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 86 (40.57%) Linux
2 29 (13.68%) CentOS
3 26 (12.26%) UNIX
4 22 (10.38%) Ubuntu
5 20 (9.43%) Windows
6 11 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.77%) Debian
8 5 (2.36%) Solaris
9 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.42%) Android
10 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (37.74%) DevOps
3 50 (23.58%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (21.70%) Scrum
5 33 (15.57%) OO
6 32 (15.09%) TDD
7 27 (12.74%) BDD
7 27 (12.74%) Configuration Management
8 25 (11.79%) OO PHP
8 25 (11.79%) MVC
9 21 (9.91%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (8.02%) Unit Testing
12 16 (7.55%) Load Balancing
13 15 (7.08%) Web Development
14 14 (6.60%) OOP
15 12 (5.66%) Refactoring
16 10 (4.72%) ITIL
16 10 (4.72%) OWASP
17 8 (3.77%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 163 (76.89%) PHP
2 80 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 52 (24.53%) Python
4 45 (21.23%) Perl
5 43 (20.28%) Ruby
6 36 (16.98%) SQL
7 31 (14.62%) Java
8 27 (12.74%) Bash Shell
9 23 (10.85%) PHP5
10 12 (5.66%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.83%) C#
11 6 (2.83%) C++
12 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.89%) Go
13 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.60%) Degree
2 6 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.89%) MCSE
3 4 (1.89%) MCSA
3 4 (1.89%) MCP
3 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.89%) A+ Certification
3 4 (1.89%) CCNA
3 4 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.49%) Docker
1 18 (8.49%) Varnish
2 13 (6.13%) vCloud
3 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.83%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
6 1 (0.47%) Postfix
6 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.47%) iptables
6 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 73 (34.43%) Puppet
2 36 (16.98%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (12.74%) Ansible
4 20 (9.43%) Vagrant
5 18 (8.49%) logstash
6 17 (8.02%) Salt
7 16 (7.55%) Nagios
7 16 (7.55%) ZABBIX
8 13 (6.13%) Kibana
9 10 (4.72%) Rundeck
9 10 (4.72%) HAProxy
9 10 (4.72%) Cacti
10 5 (2.36%) Capistrano
11 4 (1.89%) SCOM
11 4 (1.89%) CA LISA
12 3 (1.42%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.94%) Graphite
13 2 (0.94%) Graylog
13 2 (0.94%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (14.62%) Red Hat
2 30 (14.15%) Zend
3 29 (13.68%) VMware
4 15 (7.08%) Google
5 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.72%) New Relic
7 9 (4.25%) Rackspace
7 9 (4.25%) Oracle
8 5 (2.36%) Percona
8 5 (2.36%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.36%) HP
8 5 (2.36%) Cisco
9 4 (1.89%) IBM
9 4 (1.89%) CA
9 4 (1.89%) Pega
10 3 (1.42%) hybris
10 3 (1.42%) EMC
11 2 (0.94%) Citrix
11 2 (0.94%) Splunk
11 2 (0.94%) Coverity
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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Central London / West End
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Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
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