Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 211 207
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 21 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.99% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 27
City of London median daily rate £375 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.13% +8.39%
10th Percentile £316 £351 £263
90th Percentile £505 £618 £459
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 2,725 2,218 2,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.22% 35.95% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,327 1,875 1,849
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £313
90th Percentile £665 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
City of London median hourly rate £27.09 £54.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.06% +35.61% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21.05 £51.62 £20.00
90th Percentile £55.95 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £24.30 £54.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.21% +35.61% +31.54%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 13 (61.90%) PHP
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) CSS
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
5 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (47.62%) HTML5
5 10 (47.62%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) Open Source
7 8 (38.10%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) jQuery
8 7 (33.33%) OO PHP
9 6 (28.57%) Web Development
9 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 5 (23.81%) Drupal
10 5 (23.81%) Zend
10 5 (23.81%) WordPress
10 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
10 5 (23.81%) GitHub
10 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (23.81%) Apache
10 5 (23.81%) Intranet
11 4 (19.05%) React
11 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
11 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (19.05%) Animation
11 4 (19.05%) SVG
11 4 (19.05%) 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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) Drupal
1 5 (23.81%) WordPress
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) Jetty
2 2 (9.52%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
1 1 (4.76%) Odoo
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) GitHub
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Route 53
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Intranet
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) SSH
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.52%) Hazelcast
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 2 (9.52%) Artifactory
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
4 1 (4.76%) PhpStorm
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Digital Economy
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
2 5 (23.81%) WordPress Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Drupal Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior WordPress Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) CSS
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 10 (47.62%) CSS3
2 10 (47.62%) HTML5
3 7 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) React
5 4 (19.05%) SVG
6 3 (14.29%) Drush
6 3 (14.29%) LDAP
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Zend Framework
7 2 (9.52%) CakePHP
7 2 (9.52%) OAuth
7 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (9.52%) RESTful
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.52%) Sass
7 2 (9.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Animation
1 4 (19.05%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Debian
2 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Open Source
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) OO PHP
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.52%) DevOps
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) Information Security
9 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
9 2 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) User Stories
9 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
10 1 (4.76%) API Design
10 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (61.90%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
1 2 (9.52%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Grafana
1 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
1 2 (9.52%) Kibana
1 2 (9.52%) logstash
1 2 (9.52%) Nagios
1 2 (9.52%) Packer
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Zend
2 2 (9.52%) New Relic
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) VMware