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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 299 270 285
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 100 136 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 2.08% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 101 45
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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
6298 6533 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.65% 29.54% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4622 4582 4284
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 57 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £138.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +12 24 £350 +16.66% 15
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 203 (74.63%) PHP
2 170 (62.50%) MySQL
3 124 (45.59%) Linux
4 113 (41.54%) JavaScript
5 103 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (36.76%) HTML
7 88 (32.35%) CSS
8 86 (31.62%) Apache
9 75 (27.57%) Git (software)
9 75 (27.57%) DevOps
10 72 (26.47%) Puppet
11 68 (25.00%) Web Services
12 63 (23.16%) Open Source
13 61 (22.43%) UNIX
14 59 (21.69%) Symfony
15 58 (21.32%) TDD
16 57 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (20.59%) jQuery
18 54 (19.85%) MVC
19 52 (19.12%) Python
20 50 (18.38%) OO
20 50 (18.38%) MongoDB
21 49 (18.01%) Drupal
22 47 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
23 45 (16.54%) Subversion
24 43 (15.81%) CentOS
24 43 (15.81%) HTML5
25 42 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
25 42 (15.44%) Ruby
26 41 (15.07%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 86 (31.62%) Apache
2 49 (18.01%) Drupal
3 28 (10.29%) nginx
4 25 (9.19%) Node.js
5 20 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (6.99%) WordPress
6 19 (6.99%) CMS
7 16 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 13 (4.78%) Apache Solr
9 9 (3.31%) IIS
10 5 (1.84%) Confluence
11 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.47%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.47%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.10%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.74%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Magento
2 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (11.40%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (5.51%) Amazon S3
4 12 (4.41%) Joyent
5 3 (1.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.37%) Heroku
7 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) DNS
1 13 (4.78%) Firewall
2 9 (3.31%) Intranet
2 9 (3.31%) Internet
2 9 (3.31%) LDAP
2 9 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.57%) HTTP
4 6 (2.21%) VPN
4 6 (2.21%) DHCP
5 5 (1.84%) LAN
5 5 (1.84%) WAN
5 5 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 4 (1.47%) VLAN
7 3 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.10%) SSL
7 3 (1.10%) SAN
8 2 (0.74%) IPv6
8 2 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (62.50%) MySQL
2 50 (18.38%) MongoDB
3 25 (9.19%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.25%) Redis
4 17 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (5.51%) Riak
6 15 (5.51%) Big Data
6 15 (5.51%) CouchDB
7 12 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.04%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.74%) MarkLogic
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (27.57%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.54%) Subversion
3 38 (13.97%) Jenkins
4 25 (9.19%) JIRA
5 22 (8.09%) PHPUnit
6 20 (7.35%) Hudson
7 15 (5.51%) Selenium
8 10 (3.68%) JUnit
9 8 (2.94%) RSpec
10 7 (2.57%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.47%) JMeter
11 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.47%) Behat
11 4 (1.47%) QUnit
12 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.10%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.10%) Ant
12 3 (1.10%) Maven
12 3 (1.10%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.10%) Gerrit
General
1 17 (6.25%) Marketing
2 6 (2.21%) Advertising
3 5 (1.84%) Finance
4 4 (1.47%) Back Office
5 3 (1.10%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Local Government
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (62.87%) Developer
2 95 (34.93%) PHP Developer
3 34 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 32 (11.76%) Drupal Developer
5 26 (9.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 25 (9.19%) Architect
7 20 (7.35%) LAMP Developer
8 18 (6.62%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
9 16 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (5.51%) DevOps Architect
11 14 (5.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
12 11 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
12 11 (4.04%) Senior Web Developer
13 9 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.94%) Administrator
14 8 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
15 7 (2.57%) Linux Engineer
15 7 (2.57%) Systems Administrator
16 6 (2.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (36.76%) HTML
2 88 (32.35%) CSS
3 68 (25.00%) Web Services
4 59 (21.69%) Symfony
5 56 (20.59%) jQuery
6 43 (15.81%) HTML5
7 36 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 26 (9.56%) Laravel
9 25 (9.19%) CSS3
9 25 (9.19%) RESTful
9 25 (9.19%) Ajax
10 21 (7.72%) XML
11 20 (7.35%) CodeIgniter
11 20 (7.35%) Memcached
12 17 (6.25%) .NET
13 16 (5.88%) XHTML
13 16 (5.88%) Backbone.js
14 14 (5.15%) REST
15 13 (4.78%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (4.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.16%) Open Source
2 19 (6.99%) Taxonomies
3 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.31%) W3C
4 7 (2.57%) Social Media
5 6 (2.21%) Animation
6 5 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.47%) GIS
8 3 (1.10%) Replication
8 3 (1.10%) Clustering
8 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.74%) Wiki
10 1 (0.37%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.37%) SCORM
10 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 124 (45.59%) Linux
2 61 (22.43%) UNIX
3 43 (15.81%) CentOS
4 19 (6.99%) Windows
4 19 (6.99%) Debian
5 14 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) SUSE
8 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.57%) DevOps
3 58 (21.32%) TDD
4 57 (20.96%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (19.85%) MVC
6 50 (18.38%) OO
7 41 (15.07%) Scrum
8 38 (13.97%) Configuration Management
9 37 (13.60%) BDD
10 28 (10.29%) E-Commerce
11 23 (8.46%) Load Balancing
12 22 (8.09%) OO PHP
13 21 (7.72%) Kanban
13 21 (7.72%) OOP
14 20 (7.35%) Web Development
15 17 (6.25%) Automated Testing
16 11 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (4.04%) Performance Monitoring
17 10 (3.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 203 (74.63%) PHP
2 113 (41.54%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.12%) Python
4 42 (15.44%) Ruby
5 41 (15.07%) Perl
6 37 (13.60%) SQL
7 30 (11.03%) Bash Shell
8 28 (10.29%) Java
9 27 (9.93%) PHP5
10 14 (5.15%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.57%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.21%) Golang
13 4 (1.47%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.74%) XQuery
14 2 (0.74%) C++
14 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) C#
15 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.68%) Degree
2 5 (1.84%) VCP4
3 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.47%) RHCE
4 3 (1.10%) RHCT
4 3 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.10%) MCITP
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.10%) MCSE
4 3 (1.10%) CCNA
4 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) NCDA
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.37%) CCIE
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.72%) Varnish
2 13 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.10%) NFS
4 3 (1.10%) XenApp
4 3 (1.10%) XenServer
4 3 (1.10%) vCloud
5 2 (0.74%) Docker
5 2 (0.74%) Postfix
5 2 (0.74%) Samba
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 72 (26.47%) Puppet
2 47 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (12.13%) Nagios
4 28 (10.29%) Cacti
5 20 (7.35%) ZABBIX
5 20 (7.35%) Salt
6 17 (6.25%) Ansible
7 8 (2.94%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.57%) logstash
9 6 (2.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (2.21%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.84%) SCOM
11 4 (1.47%) Backup Exec
12 3 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
12 3 (1.10%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.10%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.74%) Kibana
14 1 (0.37%) Munin
Vendors
1 39 (14.34%) Red Hat
2 36 (13.24%) Zend
3 34 (12.50%) Rackspace
4 18 (6.62%) VMware
5 13 (4.78%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.41%) New Relic
6 12 (4.41%) Percona
7 11 (4.04%) Oracle
8 9 (3.31%) Twitter
9 7 (2.57%) EMC
10 5 (1.84%) Citrix
10 5 (1.84%) Facebook
11 4 (1.47%) NetApp
11 4 (1.47%) Adobe
11 4 (1.47%) HP
11 4 (1.47%) Google
12 3 (1.10%) Symantec
12 3 (1.10%) Sophos
12 3 (1.10%) IBM
12 3 (1.10%) hybris
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Eurostar
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eurostar International Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £360 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Efficio
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago