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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / London
Rank 305 325 278
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -47
Contract jobs citing LAMP 104 95 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.41% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 100
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £560 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
6705 6748 6428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.49% 32.13% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5039 5023 4835
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 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 10 £488 +25.80% 13
Harrow +3 7 £515 +8.42%
Croydon - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 201 (71.28%) Linux
2 198 (70.21%) MySQL
3 153 (54.26%) Apache
4 142 (50.35%) PHP
5 119 (42.20%) Python
6 112 (39.72%) DevOps
7 97 (34.40%) JavaScript
8 91 (32.27%) Git (software)
9 89 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (30.50%) Bash Shell
11 83 (29.43%) Perl
12 80 (28.37%) HTML
13 75 (26.60%) VMware
14 69 (24.47%) Puppet
15 65 (23.05%) Jenkins
15 65 (23.05%) Tomcat
16 63 (22.34%) Red Hat
17 62 (21.99%) CSS
18 59 (20.92%) PostgreSQL
19 54 (19.15%) Ruby
19 54 (19.15%) Ansible
19 54 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 54 (19.15%) LAPP Stack
20 53 (18.79%) Open Source
20 53 (18.79%) nginx
20 53 (18.79%) HAProxy
21 52 (18.44%) NoSQL
22 51 (18.09%) LEMP Stack
23 50 (17.73%) Docker
23 50 (17.73%) Windows

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
1 153 (54.26%) Apache
2 65 (23.05%) Tomcat
3 53 (18.79%) nginx
4 32 (11.35%) Drupal
5 25 (8.87%) Jetty
5 25 (8.87%) Mule ESB
5 25 (8.87%) WildFly
6 24 (8.51%) CMS
7 18 (6.38%) OpenStack
8 14 (4.96%) WordPress
9 13 (4.61%) Confluence
9 13 (4.61%) IIS
10 12 (4.26%) JBoss
11 11 (3.90%) Apache Solr
12 7 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (2.13%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.42%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (1.06%) Alfresco
15 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
15 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (15.96%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.74%) GitHub
3 16 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (5.32%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (3.55%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.42%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.42%) IaaS
8 4 (1.42%) Route 53
9 3 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.35%) Office 365
10 1 (0.35%) PaaS
10 1 (0.35%) SaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.31%) Firewall
2 37 (13.12%) VPN
3 33 (11.70%) TCP/IP
4 28 (9.93%) Reverse Proxy
5 25 (8.87%) DNS
5 25 (8.87%) HTTP
6 20 (7.09%) SAN
7 18 (6.38%) DMZ
8 15 (5.32%) SSL
9 14 (4.96%) Internet
9 14 (4.96%) VLAN
10 8 (2.84%) iSCSI
10 8 (2.84%) LDAP
10 8 (2.84%) NAS
10 8 (2.84%) SNMP
11 6 (2.13%) Intranet
12 5 (1.77%) SSH
13 3 (1.06%) DHCP
14 2 (0.71%) FTP
14 2 (0.71%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (70.21%) MySQL
2 59 (20.92%) PostgreSQL
3 52 (18.44%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.74%) MongoDB
5 17 (6.03%) SQL Server
6 16 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.32%) Redis
8 13 (4.61%) MariaDB
9 7 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.71%) GIS
13 1 (0.35%) Big Data
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) DB2
13 1 (0.35%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 91 (32.27%) Git (software)
2 65 (23.05%) Jenkins
3 40 (14.18%) Subversion
4 39 (13.83%) GitLab
5 34 (12.06%) Gerrit
6 32 (11.35%) Mercurial
7 14 (4.96%) Vagrant
8 12 (4.26%) JIRA
9 9 (3.19%) Artifactory
10 8 (2.84%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.77%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.42%) Xdebug
14 3 (1.06%) Maven
15 2 (0.71%) Ant
15 2 (0.71%) JMeter
15 2 (0.71%) Selenium
15 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 1 (0.35%) Firebug
16 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (5.32%) Finance
2 8 (2.84%) Publishing
3 4 (1.42%) Games
4 3 (1.06%) Banking
4 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Automotive
6 1 (0.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Law
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (35.82%) Developer
2 68 (24.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 50 (17.73%) PHP Developer
4 39 (13.83%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (9.93%) Drupal Developer
6 21 (7.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 18 (6.38%) Administrator
8 16 (5.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
9 15 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.32%) LAMP Developer
10 14 (4.96%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 14 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.96%) Technical Leader
11 13 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.61%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 13 (4.61%) PHP Zend Developer
12 12 (4.26%) Consultant
13 11 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (28.37%) HTML
2 62 (21.99%) CSS
3 54 (19.15%) LAPP Stack
4 51 (18.09%) LEMP Stack
5 46 (16.31%) RabbitMQ
5 46 (16.31%) Web Services
6 36 (12.77%) jQuery
7 31 (10.99%) XHTML
8 21 (7.45%) Symfony
9 20 (7.09%) HTML5
10 16 (5.67%) Laravel
11 15 (5.32%) CSS3
12 14 (4.96%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.96%) Sass
13 13 (4.61%) SOAP
13 13 (4.61%) XML
14 12 (4.26%) Memcached
14 12 (4.26%) REST
15 10 (3.55%) .NET
15 10 (3.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) Client/Server
2 17 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.67%) Private Cloud
4 12 (4.26%) Data Integration
5 10 (3.55%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.77%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.42%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.71%) RIA
10 2 (0.71%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.71%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 201 (71.28%) Linux
2 50 (17.73%) Windows
3 48 (17.02%) Ubuntu
4 45 (15.96%) CentOS
5 35 (12.41%) Unix
6 28 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.26%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.19%) Solaris
9 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.42%) SUSE
9 4 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.06%) Android
10 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.71%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.35%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.72%) DevOps
2 89 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (18.79%) Open Source
4 40 (14.18%) Web Development
5 39 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (13.83%) Load Balancing
6 37 (13.12%) Scrum
7 29 (10.28%) Configuration Management
7 29 (10.28%) E-Commerce
7 29 (10.28%) OO
8 26 (9.22%) MVC
8 26 (9.22%) OOP
9 25 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (5.67%) SDLC
10 16 (5.67%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.32%) BDD
11 15 (5.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (5.32%) TDD
12 14 (4.96%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.61%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 142 (50.35%) PHP
2 119 (42.20%) Python
3 97 (34.40%) JavaScript
4 86 (30.50%) Bash Shell
5 83 (29.43%) Perl
6 54 (19.15%) Ruby
7 32 (11.35%) Java
8 23 (8.16%) SQL
9 16 (5.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.61%) Go
11 12 (4.26%) C
12 11 (3.90%) C++
13 8 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 6 (2.13%) C#
15 5 (1.77%) Scala
16 4 (1.42%) Korn
16 4 (1.42%) TypeScript
17 3 (1.06%) Clojure
17 3 (1.06%) Groovy
18 2 (0.71%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 29 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.45%) Degree
4 11 (3.90%) RHCE
5 9 (3.19%) CCNA
5 9 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.84%) CCNP
6 8 (2.84%) RHCA
6 8 (2.84%) RHCSA
7 7 (2.48%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.42%) CISSP
8 4 (1.42%) SANS
9 2 (0.71%) MCP
9 2 (0.71%) MCSA
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (17.73%) Docker
3 34 (12.06%) Virtual Machines
4 27 (9.57%) Xen
5 19 (6.74%) NFS
6 13 (4.61%) iptables
7 10 (3.55%) Active Directory
7 10 (3.55%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.55%) KVM
7 10 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.19%) XenServer
9 8 (2.84%) GlusterFS
10 6 (2.13%) Squid
10 6 (2.13%) vCloud
11 4 (1.42%) Varnish
11 4 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (24.47%) Puppet
2 54 (19.15%) Ansible
3 53 (18.79%) HAProxy
4 30 (10.64%) logstash
5 29 (10.28%) Kibana
6 28 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
7 27 (9.57%) Nagios
7 27 (9.57%) ZABBIX
8 13 (4.61%) Zenoss
9 10 (3.55%) SELinux
10 9 (3.19%) Graphite
11 7 (2.48%) Cobbler
11 7 (2.48%) Linux-HA
12 6 (2.13%) Salt
13 4 (1.42%) Rundeck
13 4 (1.42%) Terraform
14 3 (1.06%) Ganglia
14 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
14 3 (1.06%) StatsD
15 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (26.60%) VMware
2 63 (22.34%) Red Hat
3 27 (9.57%) Zend
4 23 (8.16%) Oracle
5 15 (5.32%) EMC
6 13 (4.61%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.55%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.84%) Google
9 7 (2.48%) Splunk
10 6 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.13%) Sun
10 6 (2.13%) Twitter
10 6 (2.13%) Veracode
11 5 (1.77%) Black Duck
11 5 (1.77%) Sonatype
12 3 (1.06%) Adobe
12 3 (1.06%) Cisco
12 3 (1.06%) hybris
13 2 (0.71%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.71%) F5
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