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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 43 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 0.55% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 1.83% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £250 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £316
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £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
105 109 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.20% 29.86% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 90
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack

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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat