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 3 months to 30 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.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 321 292
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 74 113 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.57% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 84 77
Median daily rate £400 £473 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +26.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £322 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £334 £339
% change year-on-year -1.12% -1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6838 7197 6469
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.70% 31.89% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5104 5408 4685
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.37 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 15 £325 -7.14% 13
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 147 (74.24%) Linux
2 137 (69.19%) MySQL
3 88 (44.44%) PHP
4 87 (43.94%) DevOps
5 82 (41.41%) Apache
6 81 (40.91%) Python
7 67 (33.84%) JavaScript
7 67 (33.84%) Perl
8 64 (32.32%) HTML
9 63 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (31.31%) Jenkins
11 61 (30.81%) Bash Shell
12 56 (28.28%) Git (software)
13 55 (27.78%) Puppet
14 50 (25.25%) VMware
15 48 (24.24%) Ruby
16 45 (22.73%) Ansible
17 44 (22.22%) Red Hat
17 44 (22.22%) Tomcat
18 43 (21.72%) CSS
19 38 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
20 34 (17.17%) Java
20 34 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
21 33 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 32 (16.16%) nginx
22 32 (16.16%) NoSQL
22 32 (16.16%) LAPP Stack
23 31 (15.66%) CentOS
23 31 (15.66%) Nagios
24 30 (15.15%) Web Services

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 82 (41.41%) Apache
2 44 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 32 (16.16%) nginx
4 22 (11.11%) CMS
5 19 (9.60%) WordPress
6 13 (6.57%) Drupal
7 12 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (6.06%) IIS
8 11 (5.56%) Confluence
8 11 (5.56%) JBoss
9 10 (5.05%) Jetty
9 10 (5.05%) WildFly
10 9 (4.55%) Apache Solr
10 9 (4.55%) Mule ESB
11 7 (3.54%) OpenStack
12 6 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (3.03%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.52%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.60%) GitHub
3 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.02%) IaaS
7 3 (1.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.01%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Route 53
9 1 (0.51%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.63%) Firewall
2 18 (9.09%) SAN
3 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.58%) HTTP
5 14 (7.07%) DNS
6 13 (6.57%) VPN
7 11 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (5.56%) SSL
8 10 (5.05%) Internet
9 7 (3.54%) DMZ
10 5 (2.53%) LDAP
10 5 (2.53%) SSH
11 4 (2.02%) Intranet
11 4 (2.02%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (2.02%) SNMP
11 4 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.52%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.52%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.52%) NAS
12 3 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (69.19%) MySQL
2 34 (17.17%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (16.16%) NoSQL
4 18 (9.09%) MariaDB
5 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
6 16 (8.08%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.55%) Redis
8 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.02%) Big Data
10 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.01%) GIS
12 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.51%) Riak
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (31.31%) Jenkins
2 56 (28.28%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.63%) GitLab
4 23 (11.62%) Subversion
5 11 (5.56%) Gerrit
5 11 (5.56%) JIRA
5 11 (5.56%) Mercurial
6 10 (5.05%) Vagrant
7 9 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.03%) Maven
9 5 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (2.02%) gulp
11 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.52%) Grunt
11 3 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.51%) Ant
12 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.51%) Firebug
12 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (4.55%) Finance
2 8 (4.04%) Publishing
3 6 (3.03%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.52%) Games
6 3 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (30.81%) Developer
2 57 (28.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (15.15%) PHP Developer
4 29 (14.65%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (8.08%) Administrator
6 15 (7.58%) AWS DevOps
6 15 (7.58%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (7.58%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (7.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 14 (7.07%) DBA
7 14 (7.07%) Technical Leader
8 13 (6.57%) Drupal Developer
9 12 (6.06%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (5.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.56%) MySQL DBA
11 10 (5.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.32%) HTML
2 43 (21.72%) CSS
3 32 (16.16%) LAPP Stack
4 30 (15.15%) LEMP Stack
4 30 (15.15%) Web Services
5 25 (12.63%) jQuery
6 24 (12.12%) RabbitMQ
7 21 (10.61%) XHTML
8 20 (10.10%) HTML5
9 17 (8.59%) Sass
10 13 (6.57%) CSS3
11 12 (6.06%) Symfony
12 11 (5.56%) Laravel
12 11 (5.56%) REST
13 10 (5.05%) AngularJS
13 10 (5.05%) JSON
14 9 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (4.55%) Memcached
15 8 (4.04%) Kafka
15 8 (4.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.03%) Data Centre
1 6 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (3.03%) Video on Demand
2 5 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.02%) Clustering
3 4 (2.02%) Fintech
3 4 (2.02%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.52%) NHS
4 3 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) AS400
5 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.01%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) iSeries
5 2 (1.01%) Life Science
5 2 (1.01%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 147 (74.24%) Linux
2 33 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (15.66%) CentOS
4 28 (14.14%) Windows
5 27 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 22 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (2.02%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.02%) Solaris
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.01%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.01%) SUSE
8 2 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.51%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.94%) DevOps
2 63 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.14%) Open Source
4 23 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (11.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 22 (11.11%) Web Development
6 21 (10.61%) OO
6 21 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (10.10%) Scrum
8 19 (9.60%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (8.08%) Configuration Management
11 15 (7.58%) Load Balancing
12 13 (6.57%) CRM
12 13 (6.57%) Data Integration
12 13 (6.57%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.56%) High Availability
13 11 (5.56%) Low Latency
14 10 (5.05%) MVC
15 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 88 (44.44%) PHP
2 81 (40.91%) Python
3 67 (33.84%) JavaScript
3 67 (33.84%) Perl
4 61 (30.81%) Bash Shell
5 48 (24.24%) Ruby
6 34 (17.17%) Java
7 18 (9.09%) SQL
8 16 (8.08%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.55%) Go
10 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.02%) C
11 4 (2.02%) C++
11 4 (2.02%) XPath
12 3 (1.52%) Clojure
12 3 (1.52%) Groovy
12 3 (1.52%) Scala
13 2 (1.01%) C#
13 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.02%) RHCE
6 3 (1.52%) CCNA
6 3 (1.52%) CCNP
6 3 (1.52%) RHCA
6 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) MCP
7 1 (0.51%) MCSA
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (15.15%) Docker
2 27 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (5.05%) Xen
5 9 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 9 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.54%) GlusterFS
6 7 (3.54%) NFS
7 6 (3.03%) vCloud
8 5 (2.53%) XenServer
9 4 (2.02%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.52%) iptables
10 3 (1.52%) KVM
10 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.01%) Corosync
11 2 (1.01%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (1.01%) GPFS
11 2 (1.01%) Squid
11 2 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (27.78%) Puppet
2 45 (22.73%) Ansible
3 31 (15.66%) Nagios
4 30 (15.15%) HAProxy
5 20 (10.10%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (8.59%) logstash
7 15 (7.58%) Kibana
8 13 (6.57%) Graphite
9 11 (5.56%) Cobbler
9 11 (5.56%) Zenoss
10 10 (5.05%) SELinux
10 10 (5.05%) ZABBIX
11 9 (4.55%) Terraform
12 7 (3.54%) Linux-HA
12 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (3.03%) Galera Cluster
14 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes
15 3 (1.52%) FreeIPA
15 3 (1.52%) Rundeck
15 3 (1.52%) StatsD
Vendors
1 50 (25.25%) VMware
2 44 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 22 (11.11%) Oracle
4 16 (8.08%) EMC
5 15 (7.58%) Zend
6 14 (7.07%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.53%) Cisco
9 4 (2.02%) F5
9 4 (2.02%) Google
10 3 (1.52%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.52%) BT
10 3 (1.52%) ForgeRock
10 3 (1.52%) hybris
10 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.52%) Twitter
11 2 (1.01%) Adobe
11 2 (1.01%) Panasonic
11 2 (1.01%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.01%) SaltStack
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £600 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: 6 months contract + likely extensions
Posted: 4 days ago