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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 151 177 165
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 14 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 2.06% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 33
Median daily rate £375 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
1229 1794 1709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.57% 30.36% 29.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1460 1280
Median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 16 (64.00%) PHP
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Apache
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (32.00%) DevOps
6 8 (32.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) Python
6 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Web Development
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) Open Source
8 6 (24.00%) Puppet
8 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (20.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (16.00%) OOP
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL

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 11 (44.00%) Apache
2 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) WordPress
4 2 (8.00%) CloudStack
4 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 2 (8.00%) Drupal
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) CMS
5 1 (4.00%) nginx
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HipChat
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) SSH
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Maven
6 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (4.00%) Bower
7 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
7 1 (4.00%) Gradle
7 1 (4.00%) NuGet
7 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium
7 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
7 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (8.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (8.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (4.00%) Sass
6 1 (4.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (4.00%) Symfony
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Derivative
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
1 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Open Source
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) OOP
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) OWASP
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) PHP
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSA
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) RHCE
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
1 2 (8.00%) Xen
1 2 (8.00%) XenServer
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Varnish
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
4 2 (8.00%) Cobbler
4 2 (8.00%) Salt
4 2 (8.00%) Terraform
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) Apple
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) CenturyLink
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Dell
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) QNAP
4 1 (4.00%) RedDot