The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 155 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 2.07% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 29
Median daily rate £413 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1153 1594 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.08% 29.25% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1289 1378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the City of London region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 13 (59.09%) PHP
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Subversion
7 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (22.73%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) WordPress
5 3 (13.64%) Drupal
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (9.09%) CloudStack
6 2 (9.09%) JBoss
6 2 (9.09%) nginx
6 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.55%) Confluence
7 1 (4.55%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HipChat
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
4 4 (18.18%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) Ant
5 3 (13.64%) Gerrit
5 3 (13.64%) Maven
5 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.55%) Grunt
6 1 (4.55%) gulp
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (13.64%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (13.64%) Sass
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) JSON
5 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.55%) Laravel
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Yii
6 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Web Development
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) AOP
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 3 (13.64%) Workflow
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) DSDM
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PHP
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) Java
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) vCloud
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
2 2 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Varnish
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Cobbler
3 2 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Salt
3 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) CenturyLink
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) QNAP
4 1 (4.55%) RedDot
4 1 (4.55%) SAP