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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 265 252 262
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 155 188 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.79% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.54% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 123
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 26 £409 +9.00% 12
Croydon - 5 £450 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £335 -13.54% 2
Wembley -1 2 £383 +39.09%
Hammersmith -3 1 £340 -15.00%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 208 (77.32%) PHP
2 162 (60.22%) MySQL
3 113 (42.01%) Linux
4 112 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (35.32%) JavaScript
5 95 (35.32%) HTML
6 94 (34.94%) Apache
7 91 (33.83%) DevOps
8 86 (31.97%) Puppet
9 84 (31.23%) CSS
10 78 (29.00%) Git (software)
11 75 (27.88%) Jenkins
12 69 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
13 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (24.16%) Python
15 60 (22.30%) Web Services
15 60 (22.30%) Perl
15 60 (22.30%) Ruby
16 54 (20.07%) Drupal
17 53 (19.70%) jQuery
17 53 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
18 52 (19.33%) Scrum
19 50 (18.59%) SQL
20 48 (17.84%) OO
21 46 (17.10%) Java
22 44 (16.36%) Red Hat
23 43 (15.99%) TDD
24 42 (15.61%) Open Source
25 39 (14.50%) Symfony
25 39 (14.50%) Ubuntu

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (34.94%) Apache
2 54 (20.07%) Drupal
3 33 (12.27%) nginx
3 33 (12.27%) Tomcat
4 31 (11.52%) WordPress
5 20 (7.43%) JBoss
6 15 (5.58%) Node.js
6 15 (5.58%) Mule ESB
7 14 (5.20%) CMS
8 9 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.35%) Confluence
9 5 (1.86%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.49%) Jetty
10 4 (1.49%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.12%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.12%) IIS
11 3 (1.12%) Moodle
12 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.72%) Magento
2 3 (1.12%) Shopify
2 3 (1.12%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.37%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 69 (25.65%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.09%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.60%) SaaS
7 3 (1.12%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.12%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.15%) Firewall
2 22 (8.18%) VPN
3 21 (7.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 16 (5.95%) DNS
5 14 (5.20%) DMZ
6 11 (4.09%) SSL
6 11 (4.09%) HTTP
7 9 (3.35%) Internet
8 7 (2.60%) LDAP
8 7 (2.60%) Intranet
9 6 (2.23%) SAN
10 4 (1.49%) NAS
10 4 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 3 (1.12%) SNMP
12 2 (0.74%) DHCP
12 2 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.37%) Network Security
13 1 (0.37%) IPsec
13 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (60.22%) MySQL
2 30 (11.15%) Redis
3 24 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.69%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.83%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.86%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.12%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.74%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.37%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.37%) DB2
12 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 78 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 75 (27.88%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.64%) Subversion
4 22 (8.18%) Selenium
5 20 (7.43%) Gerrit
6 19 (7.06%) Artifactory
6 19 (7.06%) SonarQube
7 18 (6.69%) Mercurial
8 17 (6.32%) JMeter
9 15 (5.58%) Maven
10 14 (5.20%) JIRA
11 12 (4.46%) PHPUnit
12 10 (3.72%) Hudson
13 9 (3.35%) Behat
14 7 (2.60%) Jasmine
14 7 (2.60%) Gradle
14 7 (2.60%) Ant
14 7 (2.60%) PhantomJS
15 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
15 5 (1.86%) Phing
General
1 20 (7.43%) Finance
2 13 (4.83%) Retail
3 12 (4.46%) Marketing
4 5 (1.86%) Banking
5 4 (1.49%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.12%) Publishing
6 3 (1.12%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (51.30%) Developer
2 71 (26.39%) PHP Developer
3 38 (14.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (13.38%) Drupal Developer
5 18 (6.69%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.32%) Administrator
6 17 (6.32%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 16 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.46%) Architect
9 11 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (3.72%) LAMP Developer
10 10 (3.72%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 10 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.72%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 9 (3.35%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (2.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.60%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Perl Developer
12 7 (2.60%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (35.32%) HTML
2 84 (31.23%) CSS
3 60 (22.30%) Web Services
4 53 (19.70%) jQuery
5 39 (14.50%) Symfony
6 26 (9.67%) HTML5
7 24 (8.92%) CSS3
8 22 (8.18%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (6.69%) Ajax
10 17 (6.32%) .NET
10 17 (6.32%) J2EE
11 12 (4.46%) Laravel
12 10 (3.72%) ASP.NET
12 10 (3.72%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (3.72%) CodeIgniter
13 9 (3.35%) XML
13 9 (3.35%) Gherkin
13 9 (3.35%) Drush
14 8 (2.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.83%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.35%) User Experience
6 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.97%) Tandem
7 7 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.23%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.86%) Clustering
9 5 (1.86%) Social Media
9 5 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (1.12%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.12%) GIS
11 2 (0.74%) Replication
11 2 (0.74%) Blog
12 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.37%) Wiki
12 1 (0.37%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 113 (42.01%) Linux
2 39 (14.50%) Ubuntu
3 32 (11.90%) CentOS
3 32 (11.90%) Windows
4 30 (11.15%) UNIX
5 21 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.09%) Solaris
7 6 (2.23%) Android
8 5 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.86%) Debian
9 4 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.37%) Fedora
10 1 (0.37%) VMS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.64%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.83%) DevOps
3 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.33%) Scrum
5 48 (17.84%) OO
6 43 (15.99%) TDD
7 42 (15.61%) Open Source
8 34 (12.64%) OO PHP
9 33 (12.27%) MVC
10 32 (11.90%) BDD
11 31 (11.52%) Web Development
11 31 (11.52%) E-Commerce
12 23 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (7.81%) Configuration Management
14 19 (7.06%) Unit Testing
15 17 (6.32%) Refactoring
15 17 (6.32%) Load Balancing
16 15 (5.58%) OWASP
17 12 (4.46%) OOP
18 11 (4.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (77.32%) PHP
2 95 (35.32%) JavaScript
3 65 (24.16%) Python
4 60 (22.30%) Ruby
4 60 (22.30%) Perl
5 50 (18.59%) SQL
6 46 (17.10%) Java
7 37 (13.75%) Bash Shell
8 17 (6.32%) PHP5
9 15 (5.58%) Shell Script
10 11 (4.09%) C++
11 5 (1.86%) C
11 5 (1.86%) C#
12 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.74%) Go
14 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.58%) Degree
3 7 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.49%) MCITP
4 4 (1.49%) MCP
4 4 (1.49%) MCSE
4 4 (1.49%) MCSA
4 4 (1.49%) CCNA
4 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.49%) A+ Certification
4 4 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.43%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (12.27%) Docker
2 22 (8.18%) vCloud
3 21 (7.81%) Varnish
4 10 (3.72%) Active Directory
5 9 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.49%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.37%) iptables
7 1 (0.37%) Postfix
7 1 (0.37%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
7 1 (0.37%) Samba
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 86 (31.97%) Puppet
2 53 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (10.78%) Ansible
4 27 (10.04%) Vagrant
5 23 (8.55%) logstash
6 19 (7.06%) HAProxy
6 19 (7.06%) Kibana
7 18 (6.69%) Salt
8 16 (5.95%) ZABBIX
9 15 (5.58%) Rundeck
10 13 (4.83%) Nagios
11 8 (2.97%) Graphite
12 6 (2.23%) Capistrano
13 4 (1.49%) CA LISA
13 4 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (1.12%) yum
14 3 (1.12%) StatsD
14 3 (1.12%) Pingdom
14 3 (1.12%) Graylog
15 2 (0.74%) Cacti
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) Red Hat
2 37 (13.75%) VMware
3 34 (12.64%) Zend
4 25 (9.29%) Google
5 18 (6.69%) Oracle
6 12 (4.46%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.46%) New Relic
7 8 (2.97%) HP
8 7 (2.60%) Cisco
9 6 (2.23%) Splunk
10 5 (1.86%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.86%) IBM
10 5 (1.86%) Sun
10 5 (1.86%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.49%) Pega
11 4 (1.49%) CA
12 2 (0.74%) Percona
12 2 (0.74%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.74%) Coverity
12 2 (0.74%) F5
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