The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 247 293 230
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -63
Contract jobs citing LAMP 176 96 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 1.54% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 138
Average daily rate £370 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 30 £325 +18.18% 29
Croydon - 1 £225 - 3
Uxbridge - 1 £225 -
West Drayton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 186 (70.99%) PHP
2 164 (62.60%) MySQL
3 115 (43.89%) Linux
4 96 (36.64%) JavaScript
5 89 (33.97%) HTML
6 87 (33.21%) Apache
7 85 (32.44%) CSS
8 84 (32.06%) Puppet
9 66 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
11 61 (23.28%) jQuery
12 57 (21.76%) Git (software)
13 54 (20.61%) Perl
14 53 (20.23%) Python
15 49 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (17.18%) Web Services
17 44 (16.79%) MongoDB
18 42 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
18 42 (16.03%) Open Source
18 42 (16.03%) SQL
19 40 (15.27%) Subversion
19 40 (15.27%) Ruby
19 40 (15.27%) MVC
19 40 (15.27%) Bash Shell
20 39 (14.89%) Drupal
21 38 (14.50%) UNIX
21 38 (14.50%) OO
22 37 (14.12%) Rackspace
23 36 (13.74%) CentOS
24 35 (13.36%) Red Hat

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (33.21%) Apache
2 39 (14.89%) Drupal
3 23 (8.78%) Tomcat
4 18 (6.87%) Apache Solr
5 12 (4.58%) WordPress
5 12 (4.58%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (4.20%) Node.js
6 11 (4.20%) Moodle
7 9 (3.44%) CMS
8 8 (3.05%) nginx
9 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.76%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.76%) Confluence
10 2 (0.76%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.76%) concrete5
10 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (6.87%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.05%) Magento
2 4 (1.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.49%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.58%) Joyent
4 9 (3.44%) SaaS
5 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.15%) GitHub
7 3 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) IaaS
9 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) DNS
2 7 (2.67%) HTTP
3 6 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.91%) LDAP
5 4 (1.53%) MRTG
5 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.53%) SAN
5 4 (1.53%) Intranet
5 4 (1.53%) Internet
6 3 (1.15%) Firewall
7 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.76%) VLAN
7 2 (0.76%) VPN
7 2 (0.76%) DHCP
7 2 (0.76%) Extranet
8 1 (0.38%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (62.60%) MySQL
2 44 (16.79%) MongoDB
3 29 (11.07%) NoSQL
4 25 (9.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (6.49%) Riak
5 17 (6.49%) CouchDB
6 16 (6.11%) SQL Server
7 15 (5.73%) Hadoop
8 14 (5.34%) Big Data
9 7 (2.67%) Redis
10 6 (2.29%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.76%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 57 (21.76%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.27%) Subversion
3 30 (11.45%) Jenkins
4 21 (8.02%) PHPUnit
5 18 (6.87%) Hudson
6 6 (2.29%) Selenium
7 5 (1.91%) JUnit
8 4 (1.53%) RSpec
8 4 (1.53%) Behat
8 4 (1.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.76%) JIRA
9 2 (0.76%) Xcode
10 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.38%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) NUnit
10 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.38%) PhpStorm
General
1 20 (7.63%) Finance
2 8 (3.05%) Games
2 8 (3.05%) Publishing
3 7 (2.67%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.91%) Marketing
5 4 (1.53%) Back Office
5 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 139 (53.05%) Developer
2 77 (29.39%) PHP Developer
3 36 (13.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (8.78%) Drupal Developer
5 20 (7.63%) Web Developer
6 17 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (6.49%) Administrator
6 17 (6.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 16 (6.11%) LAMP Developer
8 14 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.34%) Architect
8 14 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.20%) Linux Administrator
10 10 (3.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.82%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (3.82%) Consultant
11 8 (3.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 8 (3.05%) Analyst
11 8 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (33.97%) HTML
2 85 (32.44%) CSS
3 61 (23.28%) jQuery
4 45 (17.18%) Web Services
5 34 (12.98%) XML
6 31 (11.83%) HTML5
7 28 (10.69%) Symfony
8 27 (10.31%) JSON
9 24 (9.16%) CSS3
9 24 (9.16%) Ajax
10 19 (7.25%) CodeIgniter
11 16 (6.11%) .NET
12 13 (4.96%) Memcached
13 12 (4.58%) Zend Framework
13 12 (4.58%) ActiveMQ
14 8 (3.05%) XHTML
15 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET
15 7 (2.67%) Sass
16 6 (2.29%) Backbone.js
16 6 (2.29%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.03%) Open Source
2 13 (4.96%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.58%) Taxonomies
3 12 (4.58%) Digital Media
4 9 (3.44%) Replication
4 9 (3.44%) Clustering
5 6 (2.29%) VLE
6 5 (1.91%) Ergonomics
6 5 (1.91%) Social Network
7 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.15%) Streaming Media
8 3 (1.15%) Online Games
9 2 (0.76%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.76%) iPad
9 2 (0.76%) iPhone
9 2 (0.76%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (43.89%) Linux
2 38 (14.50%) UNIX
3 36 (13.74%) CentOS
4 26 (9.92%) Windows
5 21 (8.02%) Debian
6 20 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.82%) Apple iOS
8 8 (3.05%) Android
9 7 (2.67%) Solaris
9 7 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (15.27%) MVC
4 38 (14.50%) OO
5 32 (12.21%) TDD
6 29 (11.07%) Scrum
7 23 (8.78%) E-Commerce
8 21 (8.02%) Configuration Management
8 21 (8.02%) Web Development
9 18 (6.87%) BDD
10 17 (6.49%) Migration
11 16 (6.11%) OO PHP
12 14 (5.34%) Kanban
12 14 (5.34%) Automated Testing
13 13 (4.96%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.96%) Content Management
14 11 (4.20%) OOP
14 11 (4.20%) Build Automation
15 10 (3.82%) Load Balancing
15 10 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 186 (70.99%) PHP
2 96 (36.64%) JavaScript
3 54 (20.61%) Perl
4 53 (20.23%) Python
5 42 (16.03%) SQL
6 40 (15.27%) Ruby
6 40 (15.27%) Bash Shell
7 25 (9.54%) Java
8 23 (8.78%) PHP5
9 10 (3.82%) C#
10 4 (1.53%) C++
10 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.15%) C
11 3 (1.15%) AWK
12 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.76%) sed
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.73%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.53%) ISEB
2 4 (1.53%) RHCE
3 3 (1.15%) RHCT
3 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.76%) NCDA
4 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) MCITP
4 2 (0.76%) MCSE
4 2 (0.76%) CCNA
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) PMP
5 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.38%) LPIC
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 22 (8.40%) Varnish
2 8 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.15%) vCloud
5 2 (0.76%) XenApp
5 2 (0.76%) KVM
5 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.76%) NFS
6 1 (0.38%) Samba
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
6 1 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 84 (32.06%) Puppet
2 64 (24.43%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (13.36%) Nagios
4 20 (7.63%) ZABBIX
5 19 (7.25%) Cacti
6 6 (2.29%) Munin
6 6 (2.29%) StatsD
7 5 (1.91%) Ansible
8 3 (1.15%) Foglight
9 2 (0.76%) SCCM
9 2 (0.76%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.38%) Netcool
10 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.38%) OpenView
10 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 37 (14.12%) Rackspace
2 35 (13.36%) Red Hat
3 33 (12.60%) Zend
4 17 (6.49%) Oracle
5 14 (5.34%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.96%) VMware
7 9 (3.44%) HP
7 9 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.44%) Percona
8 8 (3.05%) Cisco
9 7 (2.67%) Google
10 6 (2.29%) Neolane
10 6 (2.29%) New Relic
11 4 (1.53%) NetApp
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix
12 3 (1.15%) EMC
12 3 (1.15%) Yahoo!
12 3 (1.15%) Sencha
13 2 (0.76%) Facebook
13 2 (0.76%) Sophos
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Salt
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Sidcup
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
West London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
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Posted: 27 days ago