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 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 276 273 239
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing LAMP 154 155 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.67% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.15% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 108 135
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -10.34%
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
7038 7197 7247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.36% 31.31% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5401 5229 5235
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 34
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.09 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 27 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 27 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
Croydon -9 10 £480 +12.94%
City of London +11 7 £400 +6.66% 16
Harrow - 2 £480 - 1
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 193 (74.81%) Linux
2 185 (71.71%) MySQL
3 131 (50.78%) PHP
4 122 (47.29%) DevOps
5 119 (46.12%) Apache
6 103 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
7 101 (39.15%) Python
8 96 (37.21%) Git (software)
9 92 (35.66%) Puppet
10 86 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (31.01%) JavaScript
12 77 (29.84%) Perl
13 67 (25.97%) Red Hat
13 67 (25.97%) Ruby
14 66 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
15 64 (24.81%) Bash Shell
16 61 (23.64%) HTML
16 61 (23.64%) Tomcat
17 60 (23.26%) CSS
18 58 (22.48%) VMware
18 58 (22.48%) Ansible
19 56 (21.71%) Windows
20 55 (21.32%) Unix
21 54 (20.93%) Configuration Management
22 53 (20.54%) Java
23 51 (19.77%) SQL
23 51 (19.77%) Web Services
23 51 (19.77%) Open Source
24 48 (18.60%) Jenkins
25 45 (17.44%) jQuery

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
1 119 (46.12%) Apache
2 61 (23.64%) Tomcat
3 31 (12.02%) nginx
4 23 (8.91%) Drupal
4 23 (8.91%) IIS
4 23 (8.91%) WordPress
5 18 (6.98%) CMS
6 17 (6.59%) JBoss
7 13 (5.04%) OpenStack
8 11 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 10 (3.88%) Confluence
9 10 (3.88%) WebLogic
10 9 (3.49%) Mule ESB
11 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.94%) Moodle
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.16%) Jetty
14 3 (1.16%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.55%) HipChat
3 2 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Magento
1 3 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 103 (39.92%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.75%) GitHub
4 19 (7.36%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (5.43%) IaaS
6 10 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (3.49%) PaaS
8 8 (3.10%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.94%) Route 53
10 5 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (1.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.16%) SaaS
13 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.95%) DNS
2 26 (10.08%) TCP/IP
3 21 (8.14%) SSL
4 20 (7.75%) Firewall
5 15 (5.81%) HTTP
6 11 (4.26%) VPN
7 10 (3.88%) DMZ
8 9 (3.49%) LDAP
8 9 (3.49%) Network Security
8 9 (3.49%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (3.10%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.10%) NAS
9 8 (3.10%) SAN
9 8 (3.10%) SMTP
10 7 (2.71%) SSH
11 6 (2.33%) SNMP
12 5 (1.94%) IMAP
12 5 (1.94%) VLAN
12 5 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (71.71%) MySQL
2 43 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 26 (10.08%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.75%) Redis
6 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
7 11 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.71%) Couchbase
10 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.94%) DB2
11 5 (1.94%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.16%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.78%) Big Data
14 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.78%) JasperReports
14 2 (0.78%) Pentaho
15 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 96 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 48 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.79%) Subversion
4 23 (8.91%) JIRA
5 16 (6.20%) SonarQube
6 15 (5.81%) Gerrit
6 15 (5.81%) Mercurial
7 13 (5.04%) Maven
7 13 (5.04%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 11 (4.26%) Artifactory
9 11 (4.26%) Selenium
9 11 (4.26%) Vagrant
10 9 (3.49%) Ant
10 9 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.33%) JUnit
12 5 (1.94%) Hudson
12 5 (1.94%) JMeter
12 5 (1.94%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.55%) NuGet
General
1 26 (10.08%) Finance
2 23 (8.91%) Retail
3 14 (5.43%) Marketing
4 11 (4.26%) Banking
5 9 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.94%) Games
8 4 (1.55%) Back Office
9 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.78%) Electronics
10 2 (0.78%) Front Office
10 2 (0.78%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (35.66%) Developer
2 71 (27.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (17.05%) PHP Developer
4 35 (13.57%) Linux Engineer
5 34 (13.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 30 (11.63%) AWS Engineer
7 29 (11.24%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (10.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 20 (7.75%) Administrator
10 15 (5.81%) Architect
10 15 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.81%) WordPress Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (5.04%) Drupal Developer
12 13 (5.04%) LAMP Developer
13 12 (4.65%) Consultant
14 11 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.64%) HTML
2 60 (23.26%) CSS
3 51 (19.77%) Web Services
4 45 (17.44%) jQuery
5 36 (13.95%) LAPP Stack
6 32 (12.40%) LEMP Stack
7 29 (11.24%) HTML5
8 27 (10.47%) Node.js
9 23 (8.91%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (8.53%) CSS3
11 21 (8.14%) J2EE
12 17 (6.59%) RESTful
13 16 (6.20%) Symfony
14 14 (5.43%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.43%) Laravel
15 11 (4.26%) Ajax
16 10 (3.88%) .NET
16 10 (3.88%) libvirt
16 10 (3.88%) Sensu
17 9 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.26%) EMC VNX
3 10 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.10%) Derivative
5 8 (3.10%) Fintech
6 7 (2.71%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.33%) Online Banking
7 6 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.94%) User Experience
9 4 (1.55%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.55%) Equities
9 4 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.55%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.55%) Wiki
10 3 (1.16%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.16%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 193 (74.81%) Linux
2 56 (21.71%) Windows
3 55 (21.32%) Unix
4 41 (15.89%) CentOS
5 30 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (10.08%) Ubuntu
7 20 (7.75%) Windows Server
8 8 (3.10%) Debian
9 7 (2.71%) Solaris
10 4 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.55%) VMS
10 4 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE
13 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (47.29%) DevOps
2 86 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.93%) Configuration Management
4 51 (19.77%) Open Source
5 44 (17.05%) E-Commerce
6 37 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (13.18%) Scrum
8 32 (12.40%) Web Development
9 31 (12.02%) MVC
10 27 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (9.30%) Load Balancing
11 24 (9.30%) OO
12 21 (8.14%) TDD
13 18 (6.98%) High Availability
14 17 (6.59%) Migration
15 14 (5.43%) ITIL
16 13 (5.04%) OO PHP
17 12 (4.65%) Front End Development
17 12 (4.65%) OWASP
18 11 (4.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (50.78%) PHP
2 101 (39.15%) Python
3 80 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 77 (29.84%) Perl
5 67 (25.97%) Ruby
6 64 (24.81%) Bash Shell
7 53 (20.54%) Java
8 51 (19.77%) SQL
9 14 (5.43%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.65%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.26%) C#
11 11 (4.26%) Scala
12 5 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.55%) C
13 4 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.16%) Go
15 2 (0.78%) AWK
15 2 (0.78%) Clojure
15 2 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.71%) CCNA
2 7 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.33%) CCNP
3 6 (2.33%) Degree
3 6 (2.33%) RHCA
3 6 (2.33%) RHCE
3 6 (2.33%) RHCSA
4 4 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.78%) ISO20022
2 2 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 32 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.63%) Docker
3 19 (7.36%) Active Directory
4 16 (6.20%) vCloud
5 14 (5.43%) Xen
6 13 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (4.65%) iptables
7 12 (4.65%) KVM
8 10 (3.88%) NFS
8 10 (3.88%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.10%) Varnish
10 7 (2.71%) vSphere
11 5 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.94%) XenServer
12 4 (1.55%) Ceph
13 3 (1.16%) Squid
14 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.39%) LXC
15 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 92 (35.66%) Puppet
2 66 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (22.48%) Ansible
4 44 (17.05%) Nagios
5 37 (14.34%) HAProxy
6 22 (8.53%) ZABBIX
7 18 (6.98%) Graphite
8 16 (6.20%) logstash
9 15 (5.81%) Salt
10 12 (4.65%) Rundeck
11 11 (4.26%) Kibana
12 9 (3.49%) Ganglia
12 9 (3.49%) StatsD
13 5 (1.94%) Zenoss
14 4 (1.55%) Cacti
14 4 (1.55%) FreeIPA
14 4 (1.55%) Kubernetes
15 3 (1.16%) Bacula
15 3 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
15 3 (1.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 67 (25.97%) Red Hat
2 58 (22.48%) VMware
3 40 (15.50%) Oracle
4 17 (6.59%) Zend
5 14 (5.43%) CenturyLink
5 14 (5.43%) EMC
5 14 (5.43%) Google
6 9 (3.49%) Black Duck
6 9 (3.49%) Cisco
6 9 (3.49%) Sonatype
6 9 (3.49%) Veracode
7 8 (3.10%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.10%) RedDot
8 7 (2.71%) IBM
8 7 (2.71%) Percona
9 6 (2.33%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.33%) Dell
9 6 (2.33%) New Relic
9 6 (2.33%) Splunk
10 5 (1.94%) HP
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