The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 24 June 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 28
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.55% 4.08% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 9.71% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.45% +12.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Croydon with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 97 103 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 50.00% 42.04% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 22
Median daily rate £500 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (66.67%) rkt
2 2 (66.67%) Sysdig
2 2 (66.67%) Consul
2 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Squid
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudTrail
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) CoreOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Go
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) HDFS
1 2 (66.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Consul
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (66.67%) Kibana
1 2 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 2 (66.67%) logstash
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Packer
1 2 (66.67%) Prometheus
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) rkt
1 2 (66.67%) Sysdig
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ForgeRock
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Zend