The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 40 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.57% 0.19% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 0.51% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £431 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.62% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £200 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 195 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.57% 37.43% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 133 138
Median daily rate £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridge region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Mongrel
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) Jetty
2 2 (40.00%) Mongrel
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (40.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat