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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 161 168 175
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 17 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 2.08% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 26
Median daily rate £394 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 19 (73.08%) MySQL
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
3 16 (61.54%) PHP
4 13 (50.00%) Apache
5 12 (46.15%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
7 9 (34.62%) DevOps
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 8 (30.77%) Web Development
8 8 (30.77%) Puppet
9 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (26.92%) Subversion
9 7 (26.92%) Perl
9 7 (26.92%) HTML
9 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
9 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
10 6 (23.08%) CSS
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Ruby
10 6 (23.08%) jQuery
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) Open Source
10 6 (23.08%) Ansible
11 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management

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 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) OpenStack
3 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) WordPress
4 2 (7.69%) CloudStack
4 2 (7.69%) Confluence
4 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Mule ESB
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
5 1 (3.85%) Jetty
5 1 (3.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) HipChat
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) SSH
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) DMZ
4 1 (3.85%) FTP
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) SMTP
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.85%) Redis
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) Ant
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.85%) Bower
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) NuGet
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 3 (11.54%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) CSS3
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (11.54%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) WAMP
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Derivative
2 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Web Development
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) OWASP
7 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) PHP
2 12 (46.15%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
5 6 (23.08%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) Go
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (11.54%) Xen
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) Varnish
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (23.08%) Ansible
4 4 (15.38%) Nagios
4 4 (15.38%) ZABBIX
5 3 (11.54%) HAProxy
5 3 (11.54%) Salt
6 2 (7.69%) Cobbler
6 2 (7.69%) Terraform
6 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.85%) Kibana
7 1 (3.85%) logstash
7 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 2 (7.69%) Zend
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Black Duck
5 1 (3.85%) CenturyLink
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Percona
5 1 (3.85%) QNAP
5 1 (3.85%) RedDot
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype
5 1 (3.85%) Veracode