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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 301 321 247
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -74
Contract jobs citing LAMP 127 103 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.46% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.39% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 85 153
Median daily rate £440 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £506 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
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
7516 7409 7246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 32.84% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5681 5622 5528
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -7 11 £500 +29.03% 9
Harrow +1 8 £515 +5.91%
Croydon -17 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 £425 - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 243 (75.00%) Linux
2 233 (71.91%) MySQL
3 202 (62.35%) Apache
4 158 (48.77%) PHP
5 140 (43.21%) Python
6 131 (40.43%) DevOps
7 116 (35.80%) Git (software)
8 115 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
9 107 (33.02%) JavaScript
10 97 (29.94%) Perl
11 91 (28.09%) VMware
12 89 (27.47%) HTML
13 88 (27.16%) Puppet
14 86 (26.54%) Bash Shell
15 80 (24.69%) CSS
16 76 (23.46%) Tomcat
17 75 (23.15%) Red Hat
18 73 (22.53%) Open Source
19 68 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
20 66 (20.37%) Jenkins
21 65 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (19.75%) LAPP Stack
23 63 (19.44%) Ansible
24 60 (18.52%) HAProxy
24 60 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
24 60 (18.52%) nginx
25 58 (17.90%) Ubuntu
25 58 (17.90%) Windows
25 58 (17.90%) LEMP Stack
26 57 (17.59%) Ruby

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
1 202 (62.35%) Apache
2 76 (23.46%) Tomcat
3 60 (18.52%) nginx
4 33 (10.19%) Drupal
5 28 (8.64%) Mule ESB
6 27 (8.33%) WildFly
7 26 (8.02%) Jetty
8 22 (6.79%) OpenStack
9 20 (6.17%) JBoss
10 18 (5.56%) IIS
11 17 (5.25%) WordPress
12 16 (4.94%) CMS
13 15 (4.63%) Confluence
14 11 (3.40%) Apache Solr
14 11 (3.40%) WebLogic
15 9 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
16 7 (2.16%) WebSphere
17 4 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
18 3 (0.93%) Alfresco
18 3 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.48%) GitHub
3 16 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 9 (2.78%) IaaS
7 5 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.54%) PaaS
7 5 (1.54%) Route 53
8 4 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.23%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.31%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.12%) Firewall
2 42 (12.96%) VPN
3 41 (12.65%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.49%) DNS
5 32 (9.88%) Reverse Proxy
6 29 (8.95%) HTTP
7 23 (7.10%) SAN
8 20 (6.17%) DMZ
9 18 (5.56%) SSL
10 16 (4.94%) VLAN
11 12 (3.70%) LDAP
12 11 (3.40%) Internet
13 10 (3.09%) iSCSI
13 10 (3.09%) NAS
14 9 (2.78%) SNMP
14 9 (2.78%) SSH
15 8 (2.47%) Intranet
16 7 (2.16%) DHCP
17 6 (1.85%) Network Security
18 4 (1.23%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (71.91%) MySQL
2 68 (20.99%) PostgreSQL
3 56 (17.28%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 22 (6.79%) Redis
6 18 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.25%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.85%) DB2
9 6 (1.85%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.54%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.62%) GIS
12 1 (0.31%) Big Data
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) HBase
12 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.31%) Riak
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 116 (35.80%) Git (software)
2 66 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 50 (15.43%) Subversion
4 43 (13.27%) Gerrit
5 40 (12.35%) GitLab
6 36 (11.11%) Mercurial
7 19 (5.86%) JIRA
7 19 (5.86%) Vagrant
8 18 (5.56%) SonarQube
9 10 (3.09%) Artifactory
9 10 (3.09%) Maven
10 9 (2.78%) Ant
10 9 (2.78%) Selenium
11 8 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.16%) JMeter
13 6 (1.85%) JUnit
13 6 (1.85%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.85%) Toad
14 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (5.25%) Finance
2 8 (2.47%) Retail
3 5 (1.54%) Publishing
3 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.23%) Games
5 3 (0.93%) Advertising
5 3 (0.93%) Back Office
5 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (36.73%) Developer
2 78 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (18.52%) PHP Developer
4 39 (12.04%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (8.64%) Drupal Developer
6 25 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 21 (6.48%) Administrator
9 19 (5.86%) LAMP Developer
10 18 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (4.63%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (4.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.63%) PHP LAMP Developer
13 14 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
13 14 (4.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 14 (4.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 13 (4.01%) PHP Zend Developer
15 12 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (27.47%) HTML
2 80 (24.69%) CSS
3 64 (19.75%) LAPP Stack
4 58 (17.90%) LEMP Stack
5 54 (16.67%) Web Services
6 49 (15.12%) RabbitMQ
7 43 (13.27%) jQuery
8 26 (8.02%) Symfony
8 26 (8.02%) XHTML
9 25 (7.72%) HTML5
10 20 (6.17%) Laravel
11 18 (5.56%) CSS3
12 17 (5.25%) REST
12 17 (5.25%) XML
13 15 (4.63%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.63%) libvirt
14 14 (4.32%) Node.js
15 13 (4.01%) Sass
15 13 (4.01%) SOAP
16 12 (3.70%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.79%) Client/Server
2 21 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.48%) Private Cloud
3 10 (3.09%) e-Learning
4 8 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.85%) Statistics
7 5 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.54%) User Experience
7 5 (1.54%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.23%) Semantic Web
9 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.93%) NHS
10 2 (0.62%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 243 (75.00%) Linux
2 58 (17.90%) Ubuntu
2 58 (17.90%) Windows
3 48 (14.81%) CentOS
4 44 (13.58%) Unix
5 23 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.32%) Solaris
6 14 (4.32%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.85%) Android
7 6 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.23%) SUSE
8 4 (1.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.23%) VMS
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.31%) HPUX
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (40.43%) DevOps
2 115 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (22.53%) Open Source
4 54 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 54 (16.67%) Scrum
5 47 (14.51%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (13.58%) Web Development
7 41 (12.65%) Configuration Management
8 38 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 35 (10.80%) MVC
10 33 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
10 33 (10.19%) OO
11 27 (8.33%) OOP
12 23 (7.10%) TDD
13 20 (6.17%) BDD
13 20 (6.17%) ITIL
14 19 (5.86%) SDLC
15 18 (5.56%) High Availability
16 17 (5.25%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (5.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (48.77%) PHP
2 140 (43.21%) Python
3 107 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 97 (29.94%) Perl
5 86 (26.54%) Bash Shell
6 57 (17.59%) Ruby
7 39 (12.04%) Java
8 30 (9.26%) SQL
9 19 (5.86%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.70%) C
10 12 (3.70%) Go
11 11 (3.40%) C++
12 10 (3.09%) Scala
13 9 (2.78%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.85%) C#
15 4 (1.23%) Korn
15 4 (1.23%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.93%) Clojure
16 3 (0.93%) Groovy
16 3 (0.93%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 37 (11.42%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.49%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.95%) Degree
4 14 (4.32%) RHCE
5 12 (3.70%) CCNA
5 12 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.09%) CCNP
6 10 (3.09%) RHCA
6 10 (3.09%) RHCSA
7 9 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.23%) CISSP
8 4 (1.23%) SANS
9 3 (0.93%) MCP
9 3 (0.93%) MCSA
9 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.40%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (20.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (17.59%) Docker
3 39 (12.04%) Virtual Machines
4 34 (10.49%) Xen
5 24 (7.41%) NFS
6 20 (6.17%) iptables
7 18 (5.56%) KVM
8 15 (4.63%) Active Directory
9 11 (3.40%) Hyper-V
9 11 (3.40%) XenServer
10 10 (3.09%) vCloud
10 10 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.78%) Varnish
12 8 (2.47%) GlusterFS
13 7 (2.16%) Squid
14 5 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.23%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.31%) Samba
16 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (27.16%) Puppet
2 63 (19.44%) Ansible
3 60 (18.52%) HAProxy
4 47 (14.51%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (10.19%) Nagios
6 31 (9.57%) logstash
6 31 (9.57%) ZABBIX
7 30 (9.26%) Kibana
8 14 (4.32%) Zenoss
9 12 (3.70%) Graphite
10 10 (3.09%) SELinux
11 8 (2.47%) Ganglia
11 8 (2.47%) Salt
11 8 (2.47%) StatsD
12 7 (2.16%) Cobbler
12 7 (2.16%) Linux-HA
13 6 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (1.85%) Rundeck
14 4 (1.23%) FreeIPA
14 4 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (28.09%) VMware
2 75 (23.15%) Red Hat
3 32 (9.88%) Oracle
4 27 (8.33%) Zend
5 18 (5.56%) Splunk
6 16 (4.94%) EMC
7 12 (3.70%) Google
8 11 (3.40%) Microsoft
9 9 (2.78%) Veracode
10 8 (2.47%) Black Duck
10 8 (2.47%) Sonatype
11 6 (1.85%) ForgeRock
11 6 (1.85%) IBM
11 6 (1.85%) SaltStack
11 6 (1.85%) Sun
11 6 (1.85%) Twitter
12 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.93%) hybris
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: Up to £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Gorkana
Rate: £33,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago