Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 492 312 324
Rank change year-on-year -180 +12 -85
Contract jobs citing LAMP 142 322 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 2.09% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 226 244
London median daily rate £390 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £321 £275
90th Percentile £525 £575 £546
England median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.29% -13.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27.60 £30.38 £47.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £52.68 £52.50
England median hourly rate £29.00 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -32.95% -13.50% +66.67%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17171 15431 15150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.15% 34.36% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 11555 11268
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 71 93
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAMP 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -23 24 £375 -11.76% 9
West London -29 6 £320 -35.35% 4
South London -45 1 £425 +13.33%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 95 (66.90%) PHP
2 91 (64.08%) MySQL
3 78 (54.93%) Linux
4 60 (42.25%) HTML
5 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
5 58 (40.85%) Apache
6 57 (40.14%) CSS
7 49 (34.51%) Python
8 43 (30.28%) Git (software)
9 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (24.65%) Java
11 34 (23.94%) HTML5
12 33 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (21.13%) Web Services
14 29 (20.42%) jQuery
15 27 (19.01%) Open Source
16 25 (17.61%) WordPress
17 24 (16.90%) Puppet
17 24 (16.90%) CSS3
17 24 (16.90%) DevOps
18 23 (16.20%) Ansible
18 23 (16.20%) Bash Shell
19 22 (15.49%) Windows
20 21 (14.79%) OO
20 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce
20 21 (14.79%) Drupal
21 20 (14.08%) Marketing
21 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
22 19 (13.38%) MVC
23 18 (12.68%) Laravel

LAMP
Co-occurring 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 58 (40.85%) Apache
2 25 (17.61%) WordPress
3 21 (14.79%) Drupal
4 17 (11.97%) nginx
5 15 (10.56%) CMS
6 9 (6.34%) IIS
6 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.23%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.82%) Confluence
8 4 (2.82%) WebLogic
9 3 (2.11%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.11%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.41%) Jetty
10 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.70%) JBoss
11 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Magento
2 3 (2.11%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.41%) Odoo
3 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.04%) GitHub
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.52%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.52%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.52%) Route 53
4 5 (3.52%) SaaS
5 4 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.82%) npm
6 3 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.41%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.70%) Office 365
8 1 (0.70%) Stackdriver
8 1 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.15%) DNS
2 10 (7.04%) HTTP
2 10 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.34%) LDAP
4 8 (5.63%) Internet
5 7 (4.93%) Firewall
5 7 (4.93%) SSL
6 6 (4.23%) Intranet
7 5 (3.52%) SSH
7 5 (3.52%) Wireless
8 4 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.82%) VPN
9 3 (2.11%) DHCP
9 3 (2.11%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.11%) Junos
9 3 (2.11%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.11%) LAN
9 3 (2.11%) SNMP
9 3 (2.11%) WAN
9 3 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (64.08%) MySQL
2 13 (9.15%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.45%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.34%) Big Data
5 8 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.52%) Presto
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.82%) Redis
9 2 (1.41%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.70%) HBase
10 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (30.28%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.63%) Artifactory
3 8 (5.63%) JIRA
3 8 (5.63%) Subversion
4 7 (4.93%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.52%) Bower
6 5 (3.52%) Maven
6 5 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.82%) Grunt
7 4 (2.82%) gulp
7 4 (2.82%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.11%) Selenium
8 3 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.41%) Ant
9 2 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (14.08%) Marketing
2 17 (11.97%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Games
3 6 (4.23%) Publishing
4 3 (2.11%) Electronics
4 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (53.52%) Developer
2 30 (21.13%) PHP Developer
3 19 (13.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.86%) Administrator
5 13 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (9.15%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (8.45%) WordPress Developer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Drupal Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.63%) Big Data Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Data Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Magento Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (4.93%) Senior WordPress Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (3.52%) Applications Support
13 5 (3.52%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (42.25%) HTML
2 57 (40.14%) CSS
3 34 (23.94%) HTML5
4 30 (21.13%) Web Services
5 29 (20.42%) jQuery
6 24 (16.90%) CSS3
7 18 (12.68%) Laravel
8 17 (11.97%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (9.86%) Symfony
10 13 (9.15%) REST
10 13 (9.15%) Sass
11 11 (7.75%) AngularJS
11 11 (7.75%) SOAP
12 10 (7.04%) Node.js
12 10 (7.04%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (7.04%) Spring
12 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (6.34%) JSON
14 8 (5.63%) .NET
14 8 (5.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.04%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (7.04%) User Experience
4 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.52%) Fintech
4 5 (3.52%) NHS
4 5 (3.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.82%) Animation
5 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.11%) iPad
6 3 (2.11%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.41%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.41%) Infotainment
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.93%) Linux
2 22 (15.49%) Windows
3 15 (10.56%) Unix
4 13 (9.15%) CentOS
5 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.23%) Debian
6 6 (4.23%) Mac OS X
6 6 (4.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.52%) Solaris
8 4 (2.82%) HPUX
8 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.11%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Android
11 1 (0.70%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.01%) Open Source
3 24 (16.90%) DevOps
4 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce
4 21 (14.79%) OO
5 19 (13.38%) MVC
6 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.56%) Web Development
8 12 (8.45%) ETL
8 12 (8.45%) Front End Development
8 12 (8.45%) Task Automation
9 11 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.75%) OO PHP
10 10 (7.04%) Migration
11 9 (6.34%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.34%) Web Application Development
12 8 (5.63%) Analytics
12 8 (5.63%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (5.63%) MapReduce
12 8 (5.63%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (66.90%) PHP
2 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 49 (34.51%) Python
4 35 (24.65%) Java
5 23 (16.20%) Bash Shell
6 17 (11.97%) SQL
7 13 (9.15%) Perl
8 12 (8.45%) Ruby
9 9 (6.34%) C#
10 8 (5.63%) C++
11 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
12 6 (4.23%) Scala
12 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
13 5 (3.52%) C
13 5 (3.52%) Groovy
14 4 (2.82%) Clojure
15 3 (2.11%) Fortran
15 3 (2.11%) Go
16 2 (1.41%) PHP 5
16 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.11%) CCNA
4 3 (2.11%) JNCIS
4 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) Actionable Recommendations
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Docker
2 7 (4.93%) NFS
3 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.41%) Firmware
6 2 (1.41%) Varnish
7 1 (0.70%) HDFS
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (16.90%) Puppet
2 23 (16.20%) Ansible
3 10 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.93%) HAProxy
4 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.93%) Nagios
5 6 (4.23%) Cobbler
5 6 (4.23%) Grafana
6 5 (3.52%) Kibana
6 5 (3.52%) logstash
7 3 (2.11%) cPanel
7 3 (2.11%) Packer
7 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (2.11%) Terraform
8 2 (1.41%) Salt
9 1 (0.70%) Cacti
9 1 (0.70%) Graphite
9 1 (0.70%) Icinga
9 1 (0.70%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) Zend
2 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) Adobe
3 9 (6.34%) Oracle
3 9 (6.34%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.63%) VMware
5 5 (3.52%) New Relic
6 4 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco
6 4 (2.82%) hybris
7 3 (2.11%) Aruba
7 3 (2.11%) HP
7 3 (2.11%) Juniper
7 3 (2.11%) SAP
7 3 (2.11%) Splunk
7 3 (2.11%) Sun
8 2 (1.41%) Black Duck
8 2 (1.41%) Google
8 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.41%) SaltStack