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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 150 147 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 12 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.35% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 1.08% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 37
Median daily rate £500 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £278 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
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
1182 1107 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.19% 31.92% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 930 1380
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) MySQL
3 16 (53.33%) PHP
4 15 (50.00%) Apache
5 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
6 11 (36.67%) Python
6 11 (36.67%) DevOps
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) Perl
9 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
10 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
10 7 (23.33%) Puppet
10 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (23.33%) Docker
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
10 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.00%) Ruby
11 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 6 (20.00%) GitHub
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (16.67%) Open Source

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 15 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.67%) nginx
4 4 (13.33%) Drupal
5 3 (10.00%) Mule ESB
6 2 (6.67%) Confluence
6 2 (6.67%) JBoss
6 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.33%) CMS
7 1 (3.33%) ColdFusion
7 1 (3.33%) concrete5
7 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (3.33%) IIS
7 1 (3.33%) Jetty
7 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.33%) WildFly
7 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) OpenCart
1 1 (3.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) GitHub
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (10.00%) SSH
3 3 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) DMZ
4 2 (6.67%) FTP
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) Intranet
4 2 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) MySQL
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) MariaDB
6 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (6.67%) Redis
7 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.33%) Bower
6 1 (3.33%) Firebug
6 1 (3.33%) GitLab
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (3.33%) NuGet
6 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.33%) Games
1 1 (3.33%) Law
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.67%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) CSS
2 5 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) Sass
5 2 (6.67%) Symfony
6 1 (3.33%) CGI
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) FastCGI
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Laravel
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) XHTML
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) CentOS
5 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Open Source
3 5 (16.67%) Release Management
3 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 2 (6.67%) OWASP
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) PHP
2 11 (36.67%) Python
3 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (6.67%) Go
7 2 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (23.33%) Docker
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) NFS
5 1 (3.33%) Varnish
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 4 (13.33%) SELinux
4 3 (10.00%) Nagios
4 3 (10.00%) ZABBIX
5 2 (6.67%) Kibana
5 2 (6.67%) logstash
5 2 (6.67%) Rundeck
5 2 (6.67%) Salt
6 1 (3.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Black Duck
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Percona
3 2 (6.67%) Sonatype
3 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 2 (6.67%) Veracode
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle