The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 291 276 237
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -39
Contract jobs citing LAMP 142 146 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.65% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 2.13% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 81 147
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £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
7239 6841 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.46% 30.53% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4872 5056
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 11 £400 +14.28% 19
Harrow - 6 £480 -
Croydon -14 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 166 (69.46%) MySQL
2 159 (66.53%) Linux
3 123 (51.46%) PHP
4 105 (43.93%) DevOps
5 102 (42.68%) Apache
6 100 (41.84%) Python
7 90 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
8 81 (33.89%) Puppet
9 76 (31.80%) JavaScript
10 75 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
11 74 (30.96%) Git (software)
12 69 (28.87%) Perl
13 66 (27.62%) CSS
13 66 (27.62%) Ruby
14 65 (27.20%) HTML
15 64 (26.78%) Bash Shell
16 59 (24.69%) Red Hat
17 56 (23.43%) Tomcat
17 56 (23.43%) Jenkins
18 55 (23.01%) Web Services
19 53 (22.18%) Opscode Chef
20 50 (20.92%) VMware
21 49 (20.50%) Java
22 47 (19.67%) E-Commerce
22 47 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
22 47 (19.67%) jQuery
23 46 (19.25%) Open Source
24 45 (18.83%) Configuration Management
25 43 (17.99%) Unix
25 43 (17.99%) Windows

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 102 (42.68%) Apache
2 56 (23.43%) Tomcat
3 25 (10.46%) nginx
3 25 (10.46%) WordPress
4 21 (8.79%) CMS
5 20 (8.37%) Drupal
5 20 (8.37%) Node.js
6 14 (5.86%) IIS
6 14 (5.86%) OpenStack
7 12 (5.02%) Confluence
8 11 (4.60%) JBoss
9 10 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (3.35%) WebLogic
10 8 (3.35%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.09%) Jetty
12 4 (1.67%) Mule ESB
12 4 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.26%) Apache Solr
13 3 (1.26%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.77%) HipChat
2 7 (2.93%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Magento
1 3 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (9.21%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (5.86%) GitHub
5 11 (4.60%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (3.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (3.35%) PaaS
9 7 (2.93%) IaaS
9 7 (2.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.09%) Route 53
11 4 (1.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.26%) SaaS
13 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.72%) DNS
1 28 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 18 (7.53%) HTTP
2 18 (7.53%) SSL
3 17 (7.11%) Firewall
4 14 (5.86%) VPN
5 12 (5.02%) iSCSI
5 12 (5.02%) NAS
5 12 (5.02%) SAN
6 11 (4.60%) SMTP
6 11 (4.60%) SSH
7 10 (4.18%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (3.35%) DMZ
8 8 (3.35%) LAN
9 7 (2.93%) IMAP
10 6 (2.51%) SNMP
11 5 (2.09%) LDAP
11 5 (2.09%) VLAN
12 3 (1.26%) Network Security
12 3 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (69.46%) MySQL
2 47 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (11.30%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.53%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.11%) Redis
6 14 (5.86%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.77%) Couchbase
9 8 (3.35%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.51%) MariaDB
11 5 (2.09%) CouchDB
11 5 (2.09%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.26%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.84%) Big Data
14 2 (0.84%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 74 (30.96%) Git (software)
2 56 (23.43%) Jenkins
3 33 (13.81%) Subversion
4 28 (11.72%) JIRA
5 16 (6.69%) Maven
6 11 (4.60%) Hudson
7 9 (3.77%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.35%) Gerrit
8 8 (3.35%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.35%) Vagrant
9 7 (2.93%) Ant
9 7 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.51%) Artifactory
11 5 (2.09%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.09%) Gradle
11 5 (2.09%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.09%) Selenium
11 5 (2.09%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 20 (8.37%) Finance
1 20 (8.37%) Retail
2 14 (5.86%) Marketing
3 10 (4.18%) Banking
4 8 (3.35%) Games
5 7 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.26%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (39.75%) Developer
2 56 (23.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (21.76%) PHP Developer
4 33 (13.81%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (11.72%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (10.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 21 (8.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (7.11%) Architect
9 16 (6.69%) Senior Developer
10 14 (5.86%) Web Developer
10 14 (5.86%) WordPress Developer
11 13 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Administrator
12 12 (5.02%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 11 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (4.18%) Consultant
14 10 (4.18%) Linux Administrator
14 10 (4.18%) Operations Manager
14 10 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (27.62%) CSS
2 65 (27.20%) HTML
3 55 (23.01%) Web Services
4 47 (19.67%) jQuery
5 36 (15.06%) LAPP Stack
6 31 (12.97%) HTML5
7 25 (10.46%) CSS3
8 22 (9.21%) RabbitMQ
9 21 (8.79%) LEMP Stack
10 17 (7.11%) AngularJS
10 17 (7.11%) Symfony
11 15 (6.28%) J2EE
12 13 (5.44%) RESTful
13 12 (5.02%) SOAP
14 9 (3.77%) Ajax
14 9 (3.77%) JSON
14 9 (3.77%) Laravel
14 9 (3.77%) Memcached
14 9 (3.77%) Middleware
15 8 (3.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.28%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.60%) EMC VNX
3 9 (3.77%) Derivative
4 8 (3.35%) Data Integration
4 8 (3.35%) User Experience
5 7 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.09%) Fintech
7 5 (2.09%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.09%) Wiki
8 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.26%) Clustering
9 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.84%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.84%) PKI
10 2 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 159 (66.53%) Linux
2 43 (17.99%) Unix
2 43 (17.99%) Windows
3 37 (15.48%) CentOS
4 33 (13.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (8.37%) Ubuntu
6 16 (6.69%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.60%) Debian
8 7 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.67%) Solaris
10 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X Server
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.93%) DevOps
2 75 (31.38%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.67%) E-Commerce
4 46 (19.25%) Open Source
5 45 (18.83%) Configuration Management
6 31 (12.97%) MVC
6 31 (12.97%) Scrum
6 31 (12.97%) Web Development
7 30 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (12.13%) OO
9 23 (9.62%) High Availability
9 23 (9.62%) TDD
10 21 (8.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (8.79%) Migration
11 16 (6.69%) Front End Development
11 16 (6.69%) OO PHP
12 14 (5.86%) Web Application Development
13 13 (5.44%) Kanban
13 13 (5.44%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.02%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 123 (51.46%) PHP
2 100 (41.84%) Python
3 76 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 69 (28.87%) Perl
5 66 (27.62%) Ruby
6 64 (26.78%) Bash Shell
7 49 (20.50%) Java
8 41 (17.15%) SQL
9 9 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.93%) C#
11 6 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.67%) C
12 4 (1.67%) Scala
13 3 (1.26%) AWK
13 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.26%) sed
14 2 (0.84%) Clojure
14 2 (0.84%) Go
14 2 (0.84%) Groovy
14 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.35%) CCNA
1 8 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.93%) RHCE
2 7 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) CCNP
3 6 (2.51%) RHCA
3 6 (2.51%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.26%) Degree
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.84%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.44%) Docker
3 13 (5.44%) vCloud
4 11 (4.60%) NFS
5 10 (4.18%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.77%) Xen
7 8 (3.35%) iptables
7 8 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.93%) KVM
9 6 (2.51%) Varnish
9 6 (2.51%) vSphere
10 5 (2.09%) oVirt
11 4 (1.67%) Ceph
11 4 (1.67%) XenServer
12 2 (0.84%) Postfix
12 2 (0.84%) Samba
12 2 (0.84%) Squid
12 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 81 (33.89%) Puppet
2 53 (22.18%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (17.15%) Nagios
4 34 (14.23%) Ansible
5 27 (11.30%) HAProxy
6 25 (10.46%) ZABBIX
7 15 (6.28%) Graphite
7 15 (6.28%) Salt
8 13 (5.44%) logstash
9 8 (3.35%) Kibana
10 6 (2.51%) Rundeck
10 6 (2.51%) Zenoss
11 5 (2.09%) Packer
12 4 (1.67%) Bacula
12 4 (1.67%) Cacti
12 4 (1.67%) Kubernetes
13 3 (1.26%) CFEngine
13 3 (1.26%) Cobbler
13 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (24.69%) Red Hat
2 50 (20.92%) VMware
3 35 (14.64%) Oracle
4 17 (7.11%) EMC
4 17 (7.11%) Zend
5 16 (6.69%) Cisco
6 13 (5.44%) CenturyLink
7 11 (4.60%) Dell
7 11 (4.60%) Google
8 8 (3.35%) RedDot
9 7 (2.93%) HP
9 7 (2.93%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.93%) Percona
10 5 (2.09%) IBM
10 5 (2.09%) New Relic
10 5 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.09%) Sun
11 4 (1.67%) Black Duck
11 4 (1.67%) Sonatype
11 4 (1.67%) Veracode
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
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Rate: competitive
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