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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 268 263 243
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing LAMP 153 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 2.28% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 90 129
Median daily rate £440 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
6915 6753 6927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.89% 30.78% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 4864 5097
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.18 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.61% -36.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.43 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 8 £420 +15.06% 17
Croydon -6 7 £480 +16.36% 1
Harrow - 4 £480 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 178 (69.80%) MySQL
1 178 (69.80%) Linux
2 129 (50.59%) PHP
3 117 (45.88%) DevOps
4 104 (40.78%) Apache
5 103 (40.39%) Python
6 102 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 86 (33.73%) Git (software)
7 86 (33.73%) Puppet
8 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
9 76 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (27.06%) Perl
11 67 (26.27%) Ruby
12 64 (25.10%) HTML
12 64 (25.10%) CSS
12 64 (25.10%) Bash Shell
13 62 (24.31%) Red Hat
14 60 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
15 56 (21.96%) Tomcat
16 52 (20.39%) Unix
16 52 (20.39%) VMware
16 52 (20.39%) jQuery
17 51 (20.00%) Web Services
17 51 (20.00%) Java
18 50 (19.61%) Windows
18 50 (19.61%) Jenkins
19 49 (19.22%) E-Commerce
20 48 (18.82%) Configuration Management
20 48 (18.82%) Open Source
20 48 (18.82%) Ansible

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
1 104 (40.78%) Apache
2 56 (21.96%) Tomcat
3 26 (10.20%) nginx
3 26 (10.20%) WordPress
4 24 (9.41%) Drupal
4 24 (9.41%) Node.js
5 21 (8.24%) CMS
6 20 (7.84%) IIS
7 14 (5.49%) OpenStack
8 12 (4.71%) JBoss
9 10 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (3.53%) WebSphere
11 8 (3.14%) Confluence
11 8 (3.14%) WebLogic
12 7 (2.75%) Mule ESB
13 5 (1.96%) Jetty
13 5 (1.96%) Moodle
14 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
14 4 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
14 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.57%) HipChat
3 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Magento
1 3 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.63%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (7.06%) GitHub
5 13 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (4.31%) Amazon S3
7 11 (4.31%) IaaS
8 10 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (3.14%) PaaS
11 7 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.57%) Route 53
13 3 (1.18%) SaaS
14 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.33%) DNS
2 25 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.06%) SSL
4 17 (6.67%) Firewall
5 12 (4.71%) HTTP
6 11 (4.31%) SMTP
7 9 (3.53%) VPN
8 8 (3.14%) DMZ
8 8 (3.14%) iSCSI
8 8 (3.14%) NAS
8 8 (3.14%) SAN
8 8 (3.14%) SNMP
9 7 (2.75%) IMAP
9 7 (2.75%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (2.75%) SSH
10 5 (1.96%) Network Security
10 5 (1.96%) VLAN
10 5 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.18%) Internet
11 3 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (69.80%) MySQL
2 46 (18.04%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (10.59%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.80%) NoSQL
5 20 (7.84%) Redis
6 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
7 13 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (5.10%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.53%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.35%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.96%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.57%) MarkLogic
12 3 (1.18%) DB2
13 2 (0.78%) Big Data
13 2 (0.78%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.78%) Pentaho
14 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 86 (33.73%) Git (software)
2 50 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.16%) Subversion
4 21 (8.24%) JIRA
5 13 (5.10%) Mercurial
6 12 (4.71%) TeamCity
7 11 (4.31%) Gerrit
7 11 (4.31%) Maven
7 11 (4.31%) SonarQube
8 10 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (3.53%) Artifactory
10 8 (3.14%) Selenium
10 8 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (3.14%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.75%) Ant
12 5 (1.96%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 4 (1.57%) Hudson
13 4 (1.57%) JUnit
14 3 (1.18%) JMeter
General
1 26 (10.20%) Retail
2 25 (9.80%) Finance
3 16 (6.27%) Marketing
4 11 (4.31%) Banking
5 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.35%) Games
7 3 (1.18%) Back Office
7 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.18%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (38.04%) Developer
2 68 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (19.22%) PHP Developer
4 36 (14.12%) Linux Engineer
5 33 (12.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 32 (12.55%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (10.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 17 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) Administrator
10 15 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
11 14 (5.49%) Architect
11 14 (5.49%) Web Developer
12 13 (5.10%) Drupal Developer
12 13 (5.10%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (5.10%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.71%) Consultant
13 12 (4.71%) LAMP Developer
14 11 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (25.10%) CSS
1 64 (25.10%) HTML
2 52 (20.39%) jQuery
3 51 (20.00%) Web Services
4 34 (13.33%) HTML5
5 33 (12.94%) LAPP Stack
6 27 (10.59%) CSS3
7 25 (9.80%) LEMP Stack
7 25 (9.80%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (7.84%) J2EE
9 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 16 (6.27%) Symfony
11 12 (4.71%) JSON
11 12 (4.71%) RESTful
12 11 (4.31%) Ajax
12 11 (4.31%) Laravel
13 9 (3.53%) .NET
13 9 (3.53%) Memcached
13 9 (3.53%) SOAP
14 8 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.31%) Data Centre
1 11 (4.31%) EMC VNX
2 9 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.14%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.14%) Fintech
4 7 (2.75%) Derivative
5 6 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.35%) Online Banking
5 6 (2.35%) User Experience
6 5 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.57%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.57%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.18%) Equities
8 3 (1.18%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.18%) VLE
8 3 (1.18%) W3C
8 3 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 178 (69.80%) Linux
2 52 (20.39%) Unix
3 50 (19.61%) Windows
4 37 (14.51%) CentOS
5 31 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (9.02%) Ubuntu
7 18 (7.06%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.92%) Debian
9 5 (1.96%) Solaris
10 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.88%) DevOps
2 76 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.22%) E-Commerce
4 48 (18.82%) Configuration Management
4 48 (18.82%) Open Source
5 34 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (12.94%) Web Development
7 32 (12.55%) MVC
8 27 (10.59%) OO
9 26 (10.20%) Scrum
10 23 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (7.84%) TDD
12 17 (6.67%) Migration
13 15 (5.88%) High Availability
14 14 (5.49%) Front End Development
14 14 (5.49%) Load Balancing
14 14 (5.49%) OO PHP
14 14 (5.49%) Software Engineering
15 13 (5.10%) ITIL
16 12 (4.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (50.59%) PHP
2 103 (40.39%) Python
3 81 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 69 (27.06%) Perl
5 67 (26.27%) Ruby
6 64 (25.10%) Bash Shell
7 51 (20.00%) Java
8 47 (18.43%) SQL
9 13 (5.10%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.92%) C#
12 8 (3.14%) Scala
13 4 (1.57%) C
13 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.18%) Go
15 2 (0.78%) Clojure
15 2 (0.78%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.35%) CCNA
2 6 (2.35%) CCNP
2 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.35%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) RHCA
2 6 (2.35%) RHCE
2 6 (2.35%) RHCSA
2 6 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.78%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 28 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.80%) Docker
3 17 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.88%) vCloud
5 12 (4.71%) NFS
5 12 (4.71%) Xen
6 10 (3.92%) KVM
6 10 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.75%) iptables
7 7 (2.75%) vSphere
8 6 (2.35%) Varnish
9 5 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.57%) Ceph
10 4 (1.57%) XenServer
11 3 (1.18%) Squid
12 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.39%) LXC
13 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (33.73%) Puppet
2 60 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (18.82%) Ansible
4 43 (16.86%) Nagios
5 33 (12.94%) HAProxy
6 19 (7.45%) ZABBIX
7 18 (7.06%) Graphite
8 14 (5.49%) logstash
9 13 (5.10%) Salt
10 10 (3.92%) Rundeck
11 9 (3.53%) Kibana
12 6 (2.35%) Cacti
12 6 (2.35%) Ganglia
12 6 (2.35%) Packer
12 6 (2.35%) StatsD
12 6 (2.35%) Zenoss
13 4 (1.57%) Bacula
13 4 (1.57%) Kubernetes
14 3 (1.18%) NetBackup
15 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (24.31%) Red Hat
2 52 (20.39%) VMware
3 38 (14.90%) Oracle
4 21 (8.24%) Zend
5 15 (5.88%) EMC
5 15 (5.88%) Google
6 14 (5.49%) CenturyLink
7 10 (3.92%) Cisco
8 8 (3.14%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.14%) RedDot
9 7 (2.75%) Black Duck
9 7 (2.75%) Dell
9 7 (2.75%) Percona
9 7 (2.75%) Sonatype
9 7 (2.75%) Veracode
10 6 (2.35%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.35%) HP
10 6 (2.35%) New Relic
10 6 (2.35%) Sun
11 5 (1.96%) IBM
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London, Central London, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £28,092 - £31,167
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago