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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 116 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.28% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £388 £245 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.16% -34.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £152 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £395 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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 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
666 834 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.13% 26.77% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 546 560
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 26
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.94 £19.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £40.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
Hertfordshire +19 8 £315 - 3
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £550 +175.00% 4
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) PHP
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) MySQL
4 7 (43.75%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) nginx
5 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (31.25%) Zend
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) HTTP
6 5 (31.25%) CSS
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) Nagios
7 4 (25.00%) Ruby
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) Puppet
7 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Graphite
8 3 (18.75%) logstash
8 3 (18.75%) DevOps

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 7 (43.75%) Apache
2 6 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) Jetty
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Confluence
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Magento Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Magento Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (18.75%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (18.75%) XHTML
3 3 (18.75%) XSL
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Symfony
5 1 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) OO
2 4 (25.00%) OO PHP
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) Graphite
3 3 (18.75%) logstash
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Zend
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata