The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 35 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.17% 4.32% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% 16.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate - £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 30.74% 25.90% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 30 19
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Croydon region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (66.67%) Rundeck
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Salt
2 2 (66.67%) Kibana
2 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) HAProxy
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) logstash
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype
2 2 (66.67%) Black Duck

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SailPoint
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
1 2 (66.67%) Rundeck
1 2 (66.67%) Salt
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Black Duck
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype
1 2 (66.67%) Veracode
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle