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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 274 310 260
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -50
Contract jobs citing LAMP 135 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 1.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 77 101
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £296
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £24.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +52.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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
6913 7313 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.03% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5277 5300 4863
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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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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 +22 25 £350 -2.09% 19
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £400 -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 252 (75.00%) PHP
2 217 (64.58%) MySQL
3 164 (48.81%) Linux
4 126 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 117 (34.82%) Git (software)
6 116 (34.52%) JavaScript
7 113 (33.63%) Apache
8 105 (31.25%) HTML
9 101 (30.06%) Web Services
10 100 (29.76%) MVC
11 98 (29.17%) CSS
12 93 (27.68%) OO
13 86 (25.60%) Open Source
14 80 (23.81%) Puppet
15 78 (23.21%) TDD
16 77 (22.92%) UNIX
16 77 (22.92%) DevOps
17 74 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
18 72 (21.43%) Symfony
19 68 (20.24%) Python
19 68 (20.24%) MongoDB
20 65 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
21 63 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
21 63 (18.75%) Red Hat
22 61 (18.15%) jQuery
23 60 (17.86%) Zend
24 59 (17.56%) Ruby
25 57 (16.96%) Subversion
26 56 (16.67%) Perl
27 55 (16.37%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 113 (33.63%) Apache
2 45 (13.39%) Drupal
3 34 (10.12%) nginx
4 26 (7.74%) Node.js
5 23 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 23 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (5.36%) Apache Solr
7 17 (5.06%) CMS
8 15 (4.46%) WordPress
9 6 (1.79%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.49%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.19%) Confluence
11 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.89%) JBoss
12 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.60%) IIS
14 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.57%) Magento
2 3 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 63 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (13.39%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (8.63%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.57%) Joyent
5 8 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.60%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.60%) Route 53
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.65%) DNS
2 13 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.57%) Firewall
4 11 (3.27%) Intranet
5 8 (2.38%) LDAP
5 8 (2.38%) Internet
6 6 (1.79%) HTTP
7 5 (1.49%) VPN
7 5 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.19%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.19%) VLAN
8 4 (1.19%) DHCP
8 4 (1.19%) LAN
8 4 (1.19%) WAN
8 4 (1.19%) SAN
8 4 (1.19%) SSL
9 3 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.60%) SMTP
10 2 (0.60%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (64.58%) MySQL
2 68 (20.24%) MongoDB
3 37 (11.01%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.63%) Redis
5 22 (6.55%) Big Data
5 22 (6.55%) Hadoop
6 19 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (5.36%) Riak
7 18 (5.36%) CouchDB
8 13 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (3.27%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.08%) SQL Server
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.60%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 117 (34.82%) Git (software)
2 57 (16.96%) Subversion
3 47 (13.99%) Jenkins
4 36 (10.71%) JIRA
5 27 (8.04%) PHPUnit
6 22 (6.55%) Hudson
7 21 (6.25%) Selenium
8 11 (3.27%) Mercurial
9 8 (2.38%) JUnit
10 7 (2.08%) RSpec
11 6 (1.79%) Maven
11 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.19%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.19%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.19%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.89%) Ant
13 3 (0.89%) JMeter
13 3 (0.89%) Behat
13 3 (0.89%) QUnit
General
1 23 (6.85%) Marketing
2 5 (1.49%) Finance
2 5 (1.49%) Banking
3 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.19%) Back Office
3 4 (1.19%) Games
3 4 (1.19%) Music Industry
4 3 (0.89%) Advertising
4 3 (0.89%) Publishing
4 3 (0.89%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Local Government
6 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 216 (64.29%) Developer
2 129 (38.39%) PHP Developer
3 39 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 38 (11.31%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 34 (10.12%) LAMP Developer
6 33 (9.82%) Web Developer
7 30 (8.93%) Drupal Developer
8 26 (7.74%) Architect
9 22 (6.55%) Senior PHP Developer
10 20 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (5.95%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 18 (5.36%) DevOps Architect
12 15 (4.46%) PHP Web Developer
13 14 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (3.57%) Programmer
16 11 (3.27%) PHP Programmer
17 10 (2.98%) Senior Web Developer
18 9 (2.68%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (31.25%) HTML
2 101 (30.06%) Web Services
3 98 (29.17%) CSS
4 72 (21.43%) Symfony
5 61 (18.15%) jQuery
6 50 (14.88%) RESTful
7 41 (12.20%) HTML5
7 41 (12.20%) Laravel
8 38 (11.31%) CodeIgniter
9 37 (11.01%) XML
9 37 (11.01%) AngularJS
10 32 (9.52%) CSS3
11 28 (8.33%) JSON
12 25 (7.44%) Memcached
13 21 (6.25%) Backbone.js
14 18 (5.36%) Ajax
15 16 (4.76%) SOAP
16 15 (4.46%) .NET
17 13 (3.87%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (3.87%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (25.60%) Open Source
2 18 (5.36%) Taxonomies
3 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.38%) Social Media
5 7 (2.08%) W3C
5 7 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.79%) Animation
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Exalogic
8 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.19%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.19%) SCORM
8 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.19%) GIS
9 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.89%) Social Network
9 3 (0.89%) Replication
9 3 (0.89%) Clustering
9 3 (0.89%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 164 (48.81%) Linux
2 77 (22.92%) UNIX
3 54 (16.07%) CentOS
4 29 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.85%) Debian
6 11 (3.27%) Ubuntu
7 9 (2.68%) Windows
8 6 (1.79%) SUSE
9 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.60%) Android
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (29.76%) MVC
3 93 (27.68%) OO
4 78 (23.21%) TDD
5 77 (22.92%) DevOps
6 74 (22.02%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (16.37%) Scrum
8 50 (14.88%) BDD
9 43 (12.80%) E-Commerce
10 40 (11.90%) Configuration Management
11 33 (9.82%) OO PHP
12 27 (8.04%) OOP
13 24 (7.14%) Load Balancing
14 21 (6.25%) Kanban
15 17 (5.06%) Web Development
15 17 (5.06%) Automated Testing
16 14 (4.17%) Unit Testing
16 14 (4.17%) SOA
17 13 (3.87%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 252 (75.00%) PHP
2 116 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 68 (20.24%) Python
4 59 (17.56%) Ruby
5 56 (16.67%) Perl
6 42 (12.50%) Java
7 39 (11.61%) Bash Shell
8 37 (11.01%) PHP5
9 36 (10.71%) SQL
10 16 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.38%) Golang
12 5 (1.49%) C
12 5 (1.49%) Scala
13 4 (1.19%) C++
14 3 (0.89%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.60%) XQuery
16 1 (0.30%) C#
16 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.46%) Degree
2 7 (2.08%) RHCE
3 6 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.19%) RHCT
5 4 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.89%) CCNA
6 3 (0.89%) MCSE
6 3 (0.89%) MCITP
6 3 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.30%) CCIE
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) LPIC
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.27%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.06%) Varnish
2 14 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.19%) vCloud
4 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.89%) NFS
5 3 (0.89%) XenApp
6 2 (0.60%) Docker
6 2 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) Samba
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) Postfix
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 80 (23.81%) Puppet
2 65 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (12.50%) Nagios
4 34 (10.12%) Cacti
5 23 (6.85%) ZABBIX
5 23 (6.85%) Salt
6 11 (3.27%) Ansible
7 6 (1.79%) logstash
8 5 (1.49%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 4 (1.19%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.19%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.89%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.89%) Kibana
11 1 (0.30%) SCOM
11 1 (0.30%) Munin
Vendors
1 63 (18.75%) Red Hat
2 60 (17.86%) Zend
3 35 (10.42%) Rackspace
4 20 (5.95%) VMware
5 16 (4.76%) Facebook
6 15 (4.46%) New Relic
6 15 (4.46%) Percona
7 14 (4.17%) Twitter
8 10 (2.98%) Oracle
8 10 (2.98%) Microsoft
9 9 (2.68%) EMC
9 9 (2.68%) Google
10 4 (1.19%) Sony
10 4 (1.19%) HP
10 4 (1.19%) NetApp
10 4 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.19%) Adobe
10 4 (1.19%) Cisco
11 3 (0.89%) IBM
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day N/A
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago