The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 273 280 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -68
Contract jobs citing LAMP 178 175 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 2.34% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 140 150
Median daily rate £425 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7707 7494 7352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.37% 31.56% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5733 5472 5152
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 48 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.24 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in London

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the London region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 13 £375 - 17
Croydon -6 10 £375 -16.66%
Canary Wharf - 3 £375 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Southwark - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £425 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 246 (74.10%) Linux
2 241 (72.59%) MySQL
3 179 (53.92%) Apache
4 173 (52.11%) PHP
5 141 (42.47%) DevOps
6 136 (40.96%) Python
7 126 (37.95%) Git (software)
8 113 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (32.83%) JavaScript
10 102 (30.72%) Puppet
11 101 (30.42%) Amazon AWS
12 100 (30.12%) Perl
13 82 (24.70%) Open Source
14 81 (24.40%) HTML
15 78 (23.49%) CSS
15 78 (23.49%) Bash Shell
16 75 (22.59%) VMware
17 73 (21.99%) Opscode Chef
18 72 (21.69%) Windows
18 72 (21.69%) Ruby
19 71 (21.39%) Red Hat
20 69 (20.78%) Ansible
21 66 (19.88%) Tomcat
22 63 (18.98%) Unix
22 63 (18.98%) Web Services
23 61 (18.37%) Subversion
24 60 (18.07%) Configuration Management
25 54 (16.27%) jQuery
26 53 (15.96%) SQL
27 52 (15.66%) Scrum

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 179 (53.92%) Apache
2 66 (19.88%) Tomcat
3 43 (12.95%) nginx
4 28 (8.43%) IIS
5 27 (8.13%) Drupal
6 26 (7.83%) JBoss
6 26 (7.83%) WordPress
7 19 (5.72%) OpenStack
8 18 (5.42%) Confluence
9 17 (5.12%) Mule ESB
10 16 (4.82%) CMS
11 15 (4.52%) WebLogic
12 13 (3.92%) WebSphere
13 10 (3.01%) WildFly
14 9 (2.71%) Jetty
15 7 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
16 5 (1.51%) Moodle
17 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
18 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
18 3 (0.90%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.20%) HipChat
1 4 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
1 3 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 101 (30.42%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.13%) GitHub
3 17 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (3.61%) IaaS
7 8 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.81%) PaaS
9 5 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.20%) Route 53
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.30%) Office 365
13 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.86%) TCP/IP
2 44 (13.25%) DNS
3 34 (10.24%) Firewall
4 29 (8.73%) SSL
5 28 (8.43%) VPN
6 27 (8.13%) HTTP
7 19 (5.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 18 (5.42%) DMZ
9 14 (4.22%) SSH
9 14 (4.22%) VLAN
10 13 (3.92%) LDAP
10 13 (3.92%) Network Security
11 11 (3.31%) SAN
12 9 (2.71%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.71%) NAS
13 7 (2.11%) Internet
14 6 (1.81%) DHCP
14 6 (1.81%) Intranet
14 6 (1.81%) SNMP
15 5 (1.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (72.59%) MySQL
2 49 (14.76%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (11.45%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.93%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.02%) SQL Server
6 19 (5.72%) Redis
7 13 (3.92%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.01%) DB2
9 8 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.90%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.60%) Big Data
13 2 (0.60%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.60%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 126 (37.95%) Git (software)
2 61 (18.37%) Subversion
3 52 (15.66%) Jenkins
4 30 (9.04%) Gerrit
4 30 (9.04%) JIRA
5 26 (7.83%) Mercurial
6 25 (7.53%) SonarQube
7 17 (5.12%) Selenium
8 16 (4.82%) Vagrant
9 15 (4.52%) Maven
10 14 (4.22%) Artifactory
11 13 (3.92%) Ant
12 12 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (3.31%) JUnit
14 10 (3.01%) JMeter
15 9 (2.71%) GitLab
15 9 (2.71%) TeamCity
16 8 (2.41%) SoapUI
16 8 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (2.41%) Toad
General
1 24 (7.23%) Finance
2 21 (6.33%) Retail
3 11 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.01%) Banking
5 9 (2.71%) Marketing
6 5 (1.51%) Back Office
6 5 (1.51%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.51%) Games
7 4 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (37.95%) Developer
2 76 (22.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (17.77%) PHP Developer
4 38 (11.45%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (10.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 28 (8.43%) Administrator
7 26 (7.83%) AWS DevOps
7 26 (7.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.02%) Drupal Developer
11 19 (5.72%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (5.42%) LAMP Developer
12 18 (5.42%) Web Developer
13 16 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (4.52%) WordPress Developer
15 14 (4.22%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (4.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
15 14 (4.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (24.40%) HTML
2 78 (23.49%) CSS
3 63 (18.98%) Web Services
4 54 (16.27%) jQuery
5 43 (12.95%) LEMP Stack
6 42 (12.65%) LAPP Stack
7 34 (10.24%) RabbitMQ
8 30 (9.04%) Node.js
9 29 (8.73%) HTML5
10 21 (6.33%) CSS3
10 21 (6.33%) Symfony
11 19 (5.72%) AngularJS
11 19 (5.72%) J2EE
11 19 (5.72%) XHTML
11 19 (5.72%) XML
12 18 (5.42%) Laravel
13 17 (5.12%) libvirt
13 17 (5.12%) RESTful
14 15 (4.52%) Ajax
14 15 (4.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.42%) Private Cloud
2 14 (4.22%) Client/Server
2 14 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.61%) e-Learning
4 12 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.71%) Derivative
7 8 (2.41%) EMC VNX
7 8 (2.41%) Fintech
8 6 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.81%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.81%) Statistics
8 6 (1.81%) User Experience
9 5 (1.51%) Equities
9 5 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.20%) Clustering
10 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 246 (74.10%) Linux
2 72 (21.69%) Windows
3 63 (18.98%) Unix
4 50 (15.06%) CentOS
5 43 (12.95%) Ubuntu
6 31 (9.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (7.83%) Windows Server
8 15 (4.52%) Solaris
9 7 (2.11%) Android
9 7 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.51%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.20%) Debian
11 4 (1.20%) VMS
11 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.60%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (42.47%) DevOps
2 113 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.70%) Open Source
4 60 (18.07%) Configuration Management
5 52 (15.66%) Load Balancing
5 52 (15.66%) Scrum
6 51 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (14.76%) Web Development
8 47 (14.16%) MVC
9 42 (12.65%) E-Commerce
10 37 (11.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 34 (10.24%) OO
12 30 (9.04%) ITIL
13 22 (6.63%) OOP
14 21 (6.33%) Migration
14 21 (6.33%) TDD
15 16 (4.82%) High Availability
16 15 (4.52%) OO PHP
16 15 (4.52%) OWASP
16 15 (4.52%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (52.11%) PHP
2 136 (40.96%) Python
3 109 (32.83%) JavaScript
4 100 (30.12%) Perl
5 78 (23.49%) Bash Shell
6 72 (21.69%) Ruby
7 53 (15.96%) SQL
8 46 (13.86%) Java
9 17 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.82%) PowerShell
11 14 (4.22%) Scala
12 12 (3.61%) C#
13 8 (2.41%) C
14 7 (2.11%) Go
15 6 (1.81%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.20%) C++
17 3 (0.90%) Korn
18 2 (0.60%) Clojure
18 2 (0.60%) Groovy
18 2 (0.60%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 28 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.23%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.02%) Degree
4 10 (3.01%) CCNA
4 10 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.41%) RHCE
6 7 (2.11%) CCNP
6 7 (2.11%) RHCA
6 7 (2.11%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.20%) CISSP
7 4 (1.20%) SANS
8 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.60%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MCP
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.60%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (14.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (13.55%) Docker
3 28 (8.43%) Active Directory
4 25 (7.53%) Xen
5 24 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (6.02%) KVM
7 19 (5.72%) iptables
8 18 (5.42%) NFS
9 16 (4.82%) vCloud
10 10 (3.01%) XenServer
11 7 (2.11%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.81%) Squid
12 6 (1.81%) vSphere
13 5 (1.51%) Varnish
13 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.60%) Postfix
14 2 (0.60%) Samba
14 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 102 (30.72%) Puppet
2 73 (21.99%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (20.78%) Ansible
4 46 (13.86%) HAProxy
5 32 (9.64%) Nagios
6 29 (8.73%) ZABBIX
7 20 (6.02%) logstash
8 18 (5.42%) Kibana
9 17 (5.12%) Salt
10 15 (4.52%) Graphite
11 13 (3.92%) Rundeck
12 12 (3.61%) Ganglia
12 12 (3.61%) StatsD
13 8 (2.41%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (1.51%) Zenoss
15 4 (1.20%) FreeIPA
16 3 (0.90%) Packer
17 2 (0.60%) Pingdom
17 2 (0.60%) Terraform
17 2 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (22.59%) VMware
2 71 (21.39%) Red Hat
3 40 (12.05%) Oracle
4 26 (7.83%) Zend
5 22 (6.63%) Splunk
6 14 (4.22%) Google
7 12 (3.61%) Black Duck
7 12 (3.61%) EMC
7 12 (3.61%) IBM
7 12 (3.61%) Sonatype
7 12 (3.61%) Veracode
8 11 (3.31%) CenturyLink
9 9 (2.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (2.71%) Sun
10 8 (2.41%) ForgeRock
10 8 (2.41%) RedDot
11 7 (2.11%) Percona
12 6 (1.81%) Cisco
13 5 (1.51%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.51%) NetApp
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