The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 91 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.063% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 0.23% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -18.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
429 437 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.98% 27.43% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 259 206
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 16
Median hourly rate £47.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+493.75% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire +3 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £425 - 4
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) WordPress
6 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) DevOps
7 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (27.27%) Symfony
7 3 (27.27%) Zend
7 3 (27.27%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) Laravel
8 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) Data Management
8 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 2 (18.18%) MVC
8 2 (18.18%) Apache
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) Coaching
8 2 (18.18%) Magento
9 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
9 1 (9.09%) SOLID
9 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) WordPress
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) PHP Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PHP Web Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Magento Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior LAMP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Laravel
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Behat
5 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
5 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Zend