Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 220 218
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 22 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.12% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 47
City of London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +7.64%
10th Percentile £261 £340 £275
90th Percentile £495 £603 £467
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2702 2420 2860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.16% 36.07% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2267 2050 2362
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.17% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +49.04%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +49.04%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) PHP
4 10 (45.45%) Apache
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) HTML5
4 10 (45.45%) CSS3
5 9 (40.91%) Open Source
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) jQuery
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
8 6 (27.27%) OO
8 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) OO PHP
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (22.73%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 5 (22.73%) Intranet
9 5 (22.73%) WordPress
9 5 (22.73%) nginx
9 5 (22.73%) Drupal
9 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
9 5 (22.73%) GitHub
9 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (18.18%) AngularJS

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 5 (22.73%) Drupal
2 5 (22.73%) nginx
2 5 (22.73%) WordPress
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (9.09%) Jetty
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.55%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.55%) Magento
2 1 (4.55%) Odoo
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GitHub
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (9.09%) Route 53
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Intranet
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) SSH
3 2 (9.09%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.09%) Hazelcast
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 2 (9.09%) Grunt
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Bower
4 1 (4.55%) gulp
4 1 (4.55%) PhpStorm
4 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Economy
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
2 5 (22.73%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior WordPress Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Web Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Perl Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) CSS3
2 10 (45.45%) HTML5
3 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) Laravel
5 4 (18.18%) React
5 4 (18.18%) RESTful
5 4 (18.18%) SVG
6 3 (13.64%) Symfony
6 3 (13.64%) Zend Framework
7 2 (9.09%) OAuth
7 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.09%) Sass
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (18.18%) Animation
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Debian
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) OO PHP
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
6 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security
8 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
8 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
1 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Grafana
1 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 2 (9.09%) Kibana
1 2 (9.09%) logstash
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Packer
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com