The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / East of England
Rank 109 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 1.51% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Median daily rate £339 £279 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £296 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
679 663 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.64% 28.27% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 426 473
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £551 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 26
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £36.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Hertfordshire +3 12 £389 +43.98% 5
Essex - 2 £325 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 33 (86.84%) MySQL
2 26 (68.42%) PHP
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Apache
3 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 18 (47.37%) Zend
5 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
6 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 13 (34.21%) CSS
7 13 (34.21%) Web Services
8 12 (31.58%) jQuery
8 12 (31.58%) Web Development
9 11 (28.95%) Ruby
9 11 (28.95%) nginx
9 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (28.95%) Java
9 11 (28.95%) Perl
9 11 (28.95%) DHCP
9 11 (28.95%) Python
9 11 (28.95%) DNS
9 11 (28.95%) Nagios
9 11 (28.95%) VMware
10 10 (26.32%) HTTP
10 10 (26.32%) FreeRADIUS
10 10 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
11 9 (23.68%) OO PHP
11 9 (23.68%) OO
11 9 (23.68%) Cisco
11 9 (23.68%) MVC

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (68.42%) Apache
2 11 (28.95%) nginx
3 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Magento
2 2 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DHCP
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) HTTP
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (86.84%) MySQL
2 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Web Developer
4 9 (23.68%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (18.42%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Magento Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (13.16%) Administrator
7 5 (13.16%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (13.16%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (7.89%) PHP Magento Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) CSS
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) jQuery
3 10 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
4 8 (21.05%) XHTML
4 8 (21.05%) XML
5 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 6 (15.79%) Symfony
6 6 (15.79%) XSL
7 5 (13.16%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (10.53%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.63%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) e-Learning
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) E-Commerce
2 12 (31.58%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) OO
3 9 (23.68%) OO PHP
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps
4 6 (15.79%) Open Source
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) Secure Coding
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) User Stories
8 1 (2.63%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.63%) Human Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) PHP
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.95%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) Perl
3 11 (28.95%) Python
3 11 (28.95%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.79%) C
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) FreeRADIUS
2 6 (15.79%) vSphere
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.89%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Nagios
1 11 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (21.05%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) Graphite
4 3 (7.89%) logstash
5 2 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Zend
2 11 (28.95%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco