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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
London / City of London
Rank 134 138 170
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.28% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 13
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
1034 1018 1560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.45% 31.80% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 857 1258
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 £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Git (software)
3 16 (61.54%) MySQL
4 14 (53.85%) Python
5 13 (50.00%) Ruby
5 13 (50.00%) DevOps
6 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 12 (46.15%) Perl
6 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
8 10 (38.46%) Puppet
8 10 (38.46%) Ansible
8 10 (38.46%) PHP
9 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (30.77%) Apache
11 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (26.92%) HTML
11 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 7 (26.92%) Firewall
11 7 (26.92%) CentOS
12 6 (23.08%) MariaDB
12 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
12 6 (23.08%) GitHub
12 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (19.23%) Docker
13 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef

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 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 2 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (7.69%) Mule ESB
4 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) WordPress
5 1 (3.85%) concrete5
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
1 1 (3.85%) OpenCart
1 1 (3.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) GitHub
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) Intranet
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) MySQL
2 6 (23.08%) MariaDB
2 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Redis
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Artifactory
5 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
5 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
6 2 (7.69%) Grunt
6 2 (7.69%) gulp
6 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 1 (3.85%) Firebug
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (15.38%) Sass
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) CSS3
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Symfony
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) Express
5 1 (3.85%) FastCGI
5 1 (3.85%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (26.92%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Server Building
7 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) OWASP
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
2 13 (50.00%) Ruby
3 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 12 (46.15%) Perl
4 10 (38.46%) PHP
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.54%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
9 1 (3.85%) C
9 1 (3.85%) C++
9 1 (3.85%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Ansible
1 10 (38.46%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (15.38%) Cobbler
3 4 (15.38%) HAProxy
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (15.38%) SELinux
4 3 (11.54%) Galera Cluster
4 3 (11.54%) Kibana
4 3 (11.54%) logstash
5 2 (7.69%) Rundeck
5 2 (7.69%) Salt
5 2 (7.69%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
6 1 (3.85%) Grafana
6 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.85%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 3 (11.54%) F5
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Black Duck
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype
3 2 (7.69%) Veracode
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.85%) Percona
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago