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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 151 167 175
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.51% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.71% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 28
Median daily rate £426 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £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
1127 1634 1869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.70% 29.82% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1288 1423
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £15.64 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £73.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 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 5 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 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) PHP
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
3 12 (54.55%) Apache
4 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (45.45%) DevOps
5 9 (40.91%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 7 (31.82%) Unix
7 7 (31.82%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 5 (22.73%) Java
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
9 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
9 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (22.73%) CMS
9 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
9 5 (22.73%) JIRA
9 5 (22.73%) Ruby
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (54.55%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 5 (22.73%) CMS
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
3 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 4 (18.18%) Drupal
5 3 (13.64%) JBoss
5 3 (13.64%) nginx
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (9.09%) CloudStack
6 2 (9.09%) Confluence
6 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (9.09%) WordPress
7 1 (4.55%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (4.55%) IIS
7 1 (4.55%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) HipChat
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Magento
1 2 (9.09%) 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 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) NAS
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 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
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) TeamCity
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) Gerrit
4 3 (13.64%) Maven
4 3 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Grunt
5 1 (4.55%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) Hudson
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Deployment Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Drupal Developer
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.55%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (13.64%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (13.64%) Sass
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Laravel
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (4.55%) WAMP
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) Yii
5 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) DevOps
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Web Development
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) AOP
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) PHP
2 9 (40.91%) Python
3 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 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%) iptables
3 1 (4.55%) Postfix
3 1 (4.55%) Samba
3 1 (4.55%) Varnish
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
2 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) ZABBIX
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
4 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
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
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