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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
London / City of London
Rank 141 143 163
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 14 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.45% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 1.37% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 15
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £328 £348
% change year-on-year - -5.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1057 1091 1552
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.80% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 918 1243
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the City of London

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) MySQL
3 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
4 14 (51.85%) Python
5 13 (48.15%) DevOps
6 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 12 (44.44%) VMware
6 12 (44.44%) Puppet
7 11 (40.74%) Ruby
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Ansible
8 10 (37.04%) Perl
8 10 (37.04%) PHP
8 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
8 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (33.33%) Apache
10 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
11 7 (25.93%) Subversion
11 7 (25.93%) GitHub
11 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (22.22%) Docker
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (22.22%) CentOS
12 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (22.22%) Firewall
13 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared

LAMP
Top Related 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 9 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
4 3 (11.11%) Drupal
4 3 (11.11%) WordPress
5 2 (7.41%) CMS
5 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.70%) concrete5
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) Mule ESB
6 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
1 1 (3.70%) OpenCart
1 1 (3.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.70%) DMZ
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) MariaDB
3 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.93%) Subversion
4 4 (14.81%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Grunt
5 2 (7.41%) gulp
5 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Firebug
6 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) CSS
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (18.52%) Sass
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
4 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 3 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 3 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Ajax
5 2 (7.41%) Express
5 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.41%) Symfony
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Equities
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Server Building
8 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) API Integration
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
9 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (7.41%) Microservices
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
9 2 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) Ruby
3 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
3 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) PHP
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) vCloud
5 2 (7.41%) Corosync
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) HAProxy
3 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (14.81%) Cobbler
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 4 (14.81%) SELinux
5 3 (11.11%) Galera Cluster
5 3 (11.11%) Rundeck
6 2 (7.41%) Kibana
6 2 (7.41%) logstash
6 2 (7.41%) Pacemaker
6 2 (7.41%) Terraform
7 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
7 1 (3.70%) Grafana
7 1 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.70%) OSSEC
7 1 (3.70%) Salt
7 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) F5
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) EMC
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Black Duck
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Panasonic
4 1 (3.70%) Sonatype
4 1 (3.70%) Veracode
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