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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / London
Rank 306 316 292
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs citing LAMP 90 104 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.54% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 85
Median daily rate £388 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6751 6745 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.89% 31.44% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 4992 4702
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -1 14 £325 -7.14% 17
Harrow +1 2 £515 +5.10%
Croydon - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 169 (74.45%) Linux
2 163 (71.81%) MySQL
3 111 (48.90%) Apache
4 105 (46.26%) PHP
5 99 (43.61%) DevOps
6 97 (42.73%) Python
7 80 (35.24%) JavaScript
7 80 (35.24%) Bash Shell
8 77 (33.92%) Git (software)
8 77 (33.92%) Perl
9 75 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (31.28%) HTML
11 70 (30.84%) Jenkins
12 62 (27.31%) Puppet
13 61 (26.87%) VMware
14 55 (24.23%) Ruby
15 53 (23.35%) Tomcat
16 52 (22.91%) Red Hat
17 51 (22.47%) Ansible
18 48 (21.15%) CSS
19 47 (20.70%) PostgreSQL
19 47 (20.70%) NoSQL
20 46 (20.26%) nginx
21 45 (19.82%) LAPP Stack
22 43 (18.94%) LEMP Stack
22 43 (18.94%) Docker
23 42 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
23 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (18.06%) CentOS
25 40 (17.62%) HAProxy

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
1 111 (48.90%) Apache
2 53 (23.35%) Tomcat
3 46 (20.26%) nginx
4 22 (9.69%) CMS
5 20 (8.81%) Mule ESB
6 19 (8.37%) Drupal
6 19 (8.37%) WordPress
7 18 (7.93%) Jetty
7 18 (7.93%) WildFly
8 12 (5.29%) Apache Solr
8 12 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (5.29%) OpenStack
9 11 (4.85%) Confluence
10 10 (4.41%) IIS
10 10 (4.41%) JBoss
11 3 (1.32%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (1.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.37%) GitHub
3 16 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (3.52%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.76%) Google Analytics
8 4 (1.76%) IaaS
9 3 (1.32%) Route 53
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.88%) SaaS
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.44%) PaaS
11 1 (0.44%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.86%) Firewall
2 27 (11.89%) VPN
3 22 (9.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 19 (8.37%) SAN
5 18 (7.93%) DNS
6 17 (7.49%) HTTP
7 16 (7.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.29%) Internet
9 11 (4.85%) SSL
10 10 (4.41%) DMZ
11 6 (2.64%) Intranet
11 6 (2.64%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.64%) LDAP
11 6 (2.64%) NAS
11 6 (2.64%) VLAN
12 5 (2.20%) SNMP
13 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
13 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.88%) FTP
14 2 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (71.81%) MySQL
2 47 (20.70%) NoSQL
2 47 (20.70%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (8.81%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.93%) MariaDB
5 15 (6.61%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.29%) Redis
7 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.32%) Big Data
10 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.88%) GIS
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.44%) HBase
12 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.44%) Riak
12 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 77 (33.92%) Git (software)
2 70 (30.84%) Jenkins
3 33 (14.54%) GitLab
4 24 (10.57%) Gerrit
5 23 (10.13%) Mercurial
5 23 (10.13%) Subversion
6 13 (5.73%) Vagrant
7 12 (5.29%) Artifactory
8 11 (4.85%) JIRA
9 6 (2.64%) Maven
9 6 (2.64%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.88%) Grunt
10 2 (0.88%) gulp
11 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.44%) Firebug
11 1 (0.44%) Gradle
11 1 (0.44%) Selenium
11 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (5.29%) Finance
2 8 (3.52%) Publishing
3 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (30.84%) Developer
2 68 (29.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (15.42%) PHP Developer
4 30 (13.22%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (7.93%) Drupal Developer
5 18 (7.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 16 (7.05%) AWS DevOps
7 15 (6.61%) Technical Leader
8 14 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (6.17%) DBA
9 13 (5.73%) LAMP Developer
9 13 (5.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.85%) Administrator
10 11 (4.85%) MySQL DBA
10 11 (4.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 10 (4.41%) Consultant
11 10 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
11 10 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
11 10 (4.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.96%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.28%) HTML
2 48 (21.15%) CSS
3 45 (19.82%) LAPP Stack
4 43 (18.94%) LEMP Stack
5 38 (16.74%) RabbitMQ
6 33 (14.54%) Web Services
7 30 (13.22%) jQuery
8 25 (11.01%) HTML5
9 23 (10.13%) XHTML
10 17 (7.49%) CSS3
11 16 (7.05%) Sass
11 16 (7.05%) Symfony
12 12 (5.29%) REST
13 11 (4.85%) AngularJS
13 11 (4.85%) Memcached
13 11 (4.85%) SOAP
14 10 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (4.41%) Laravel
15 9 (3.96%) JSON
16 8 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.85%) Client/Server
2 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.52%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.76%) e-Learning
5 4 (1.76%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.32%) NHS
6 3 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Life Science
7 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.88%) RIA
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Animation
8 1 (0.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 169 (74.45%) Linux
2 41 (18.06%) CentOS
3 38 (16.74%) Ubuntu
4 35 (15.42%) Windows
5 31 (13.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (11.01%) Unix
7 6 (2.64%) Solaris
8 5 (2.20%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.32%) SUSE
10 3 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.88%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.44%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.44%) HPUX
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (43.61%) DevOps
2 75 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.10%) Open Source
4 30 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (12.33%) Web Development
6 27 (11.89%) Scrum
7 24 (10.57%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (9.69%) E-Commerce
8 22 (9.69%) Load Balancing
8 22 (9.69%) OO
8 22 (9.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 21 (9.25%) Configuration Management
9 21 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (6.61%) TDD
11 14 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 13 (5.73%) BDD
12 13 (5.73%) CRM
12 13 (5.73%) Data Integration
12 13 (5.73%) MVC
12 13 (5.73%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 105 (46.26%) PHP
2 97 (42.73%) Python
3 80 (35.24%) Bash Shell
3 80 (35.24%) JavaScript
4 77 (33.92%) Perl
5 55 (24.23%) Ruby
6 32 (14.10%) Java
7 16 (7.05%) SQL
8 14 (6.17%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.73%) Go
10 8 (3.52%) C
11 7 (3.08%) C++
12 5 (2.20%) Scala
12 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.76%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.32%) Clojure
14 3 (1.32%) Groovy
15 2 (0.88%) C#
15 2 (0.88%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.05%) Degree
4 9 (3.96%) RHCE
5 7 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.64%) CCNA
6 6 (2.64%) CCNP
6 6 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.64%) RHCA
6 6 (2.64%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.88%) MCP
7 2 (0.88%) MCSA
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (18.94%) Docker
2 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (11.89%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (8.37%) Xen
5 13 (5.73%) NFS
6 10 (4.41%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.52%) GlusterFS
8 7 (3.08%) KVM
8 7 (3.08%) XenServer
9 6 (2.64%) iptables
9 6 (2.64%) vCloud
10 5 (2.20%) Active Directory
11 4 (1.76%) Squid
11 4 (1.76%) Varnish
11 4 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.76%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.44%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 62 (27.31%) Puppet
2 51 (22.47%) Ansible
3 40 (17.62%) HAProxy
4 29 (12.78%) Nagios
5 24 (10.57%) logstash
6 23 (10.13%) Kibana
7 22 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (9.25%) ZABBIX
9 12 (5.29%) Graphite
9 12 (5.29%) Zenoss
10 11 (4.85%) Cobbler
11 10 (4.41%) SELinux
12 7 (3.08%) Linux-HA
13 6 (2.64%) Terraform
14 5 (2.20%) Galera Cluster
15 4 (1.76%) Kubernetes
15 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 4 (1.76%) Salt
16 3 (1.32%) Ganglia
16 3 (1.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 61 (26.87%) VMware
2 52 (22.91%) Red Hat
3 19 (8.37%) Zend
4 18 (7.93%) Oracle
5 17 (7.49%) EMC
6 14 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (5.73%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.08%) Google
9 6 (2.64%) Twitter
10 5 (2.20%) Veracode
11 4 (1.76%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.76%) F5
11 4 (1.76%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.76%) Sonatype
12 3 (1.32%) Adobe
12 3 (1.32%) ForgeRock
12 3 (1.32%) hybris
12 3 (1.32%) Percona
12 3 (1.32%) Sun
13 2 (0.88%) Cisco
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago