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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 90 99 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.43% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.71% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £395 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
361 409 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.76% 24.86% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 246 218
Median daily rate £340 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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
Lincolnshire +5 3 £325 +18.18% 5
Leicestershire - 1 £400 - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) MySQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) Symfony
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 6 (35.29%) SaaS
6 6 (35.29%) Laravel
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (29.41%) Magento
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 4 (23.53%) Apache
8 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (23.53%) Zend
8 4 (23.53%) User Experience
9 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
9 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 3 (17.65%) REST
9 3 (17.65%) CSS3
9 3 (17.65%) OO

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 (23.53%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) WordPress
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) SaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) PHP Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Magento Developer
4 4 (23.53%) PHP Magento Developer
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) Symfony
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) Laravel
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) Doctrine
7 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.76%) React
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
8 1 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Zend
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle