Period
to 7 December 2021

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 7 December 2021 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
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 541 360 449
Rank change year-on-year -181 +89 +47
Contract jobs citing LAMP 39 29 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.49% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 65
10th Percentile £308 £318 £330
25th Percentile £345 £401 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £513 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.24% +13.89% +2.04%
75th Percentile £547 £568 £538
90th Percentile £584 £588 £583
England median daily rate £450 £371 £416
% change year-on-year +21.21% -10.81% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate - £32.50 £6.00
% change year-on-year - +441.67% -

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 12,744 5,936 12,361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.47% 36.47% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,689 4,457 9,253
10th Percentile £413 £350 £375
25th Percentile £488 £425 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £675 £625 £613
90th Percentile £750 £700 £695
England median daily rate £541 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +9.19% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 22 67
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.75 £17.00
25th Percentile £41.50 £26.42 £33.63
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.25 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +43.79% -20.03% +32.86%
75th Percentile £71.00 £47.59 £53.28
90th Percentile £80.50 £53.75 £78.75
England median hourly rate £49.00 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.73% -1.67% +8.39%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing LAMP in London.

Daily rate trend for LAMP in London

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing LAMP in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for LAMP in London

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing LAMP in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 December 2021. 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
West London - 1 £210 - 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 31 (79.49%) MySQL
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 19 (48.72%) Apache
3 19 (48.72%) PHP
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 17 (43.59%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) AWS
5 16 (41.03%) Ansible
6 15 (38.46%) HTML
6 15 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 14 (35.90%) Java
7 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
7 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
8 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
9 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (28.21%) Windows
10 11 (28.21%) CSS
10 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 10 (25.64%) DNS
11 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
11 10 (25.64%) ITIL
11 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
11 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
11 10 (25.64%) DevOps
12 9 (23.08%) Docker
12 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
12 9 (23.08%) Terraform
12 9 (23.08%) Finance

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 19 (48.72%) Apache
2 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
3 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
4 7 (17.95%) Drupal
5 6 (15.38%) JBoss
6 5 (12.82%) Apache Solr
6 5 (12.82%) CMS
7 4 (10.26%) IIS
8 3 (7.69%) Confluence
8 3 (7.69%) nginx
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.13%) WordPress
10 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) AWS
2 8 (20.51%) Azure
3 6 (15.38%) Akamai
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon ECS
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EKS
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon S3
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (15.38%) AWS Direct Connect
3 6 (15.38%) AWS Fargate
3 6 (15.38%) CloudFront
3 6 (15.38%) IaaS
3 6 (15.38%) PaaS
4 4 (10.26%) Kong
5 3 (7.69%) GitHub
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 8 (20.51%) SSL
3 7 (17.95%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (12.82%) DHCP
5 5 (12.82%) SSH
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.26%) FTP
6 4 (10.26%) HTTP
6 4 (10.26%) PuTTY
6 4 (10.26%) SMTP
6 4 (10.26%) Telnet
6 4 (10.26%) WinSCP
7 3 (7.69%) IPv4
7 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (5.13%) DKIM
8 2 (5.13%) DMARC
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (79.49%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.38%) Redshift Spectrum
4 5 (12.82%) Redis
5 4 (10.26%) MariaDB
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (5.13%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.56%) Big Data
8 1 (2.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Social Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Drupal Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) MySQL Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Azure Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 11 (28.21%) CSS
3 8 (20.51%) CSS3
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) LDAP
5 6 (15.38%) Symfony
6 5 (12.82%) DOM
6 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) HTML5
7 4 (10.26%) JMS
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
7 4 (10.26%) Kafka
7 4 (10.26%) Laravel
7 4 (10.26%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) SonicMQ
7 4 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.82%) Video on Demand
4 4 (10.26%) Wiki
5 2 (5.13%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.56%) FMCG
6 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) Ubuntu
5 7 (17.95%) CentOS
5 7 (17.95%) Unix
6 6 (15.38%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (15.38%) Debian
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.56%) VMS
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
4 7 (17.95%) Thought Leadership
5 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (15.38%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) MVC
6 5 (12.82%) OO PHP
6 5 (12.82%) OOD
6 5 (12.82%) Task Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (10.26%) ITSM
7 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) PHP
2 17 (43.59%) Python
2 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 14 (35.90%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.90%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) VBScript
6 3 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.56%) C
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.56%) R
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (10.26%) RHCE
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) Docker
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.13%) Postfix
4 2 (5.13%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.56%) Snort
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (41.03%) Ansible
2 9 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.08%) Terraform
3 6 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (15.38%) HAProxy
4 4 (10.26%) Nagios
5 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (7.69%) Puppet
5 3 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.56%) FreeIPA
6 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Percona
4 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
4 5 (12.82%) Zend
5 4 (10.26%) Actifio
5 4 (10.26%) AppDynamics
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) SaltStack
6 3 (7.69%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper