The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 333 376 232
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -144
Contract jobs citing LAMP 327 277 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.53% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 206 351
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £24.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.30 - £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15432 15170 14365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.11% 28.76% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10748 10568 9507
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 265 162
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in England

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
London +23 199 £430 +4.24% 47
South East +25 44 £338 +28.57% 42
East of England +10 22 £380 +70.78% 11
Yorkshire +14 17 £333 -28.10% 10
South West +15 13 £325 -27.77% 8
North East -18 9 £330 -21.19%
West Midlands -31 9 £350 +16.66% 16
North West +8 7 £325 -10.34% 21
East Midlands - 7 £425 - 19
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 457 (75.29%) Linux
2 453 (74.63%) MySQL
3 372 (61.29%) PHP
4 349 (57.50%) Apache
5 215 (35.42%) JavaScript
6 193 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (31.47%) DevOps
8 186 (30.64%) Git (software)
8 186 (30.64%) Python
9 165 (27.18%) HTML
9 165 (27.18%) Puppet
10 160 (26.36%) CSS
11 154 (25.37%) Perl
12 150 (24.71%) Bash Shell
13 130 (21.42%) VMware
14 122 (20.10%) Red Hat
14 122 (20.10%) Tomcat
15 120 (19.77%) Open Source
16 119 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
17 118 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
18 113 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
19 112 (18.45%) Windows
20 110 (18.12%) Subversion
21 108 (17.79%) Web Development
22 104 (17.13%) nginx
22 104 (17.13%) Jenkins
22 104 (17.13%) Ansible
23 102 (16.80%) jQuery
23 102 (16.80%) Unix
24 101 (16.64%) LAPP Stack

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 349 (57.50%) Apache
2 122 (20.10%) Tomcat
3 104 (17.13%) nginx
4 55 (9.06%) IIS
5 53 (8.73%) WordPress
6 51 (8.40%) Drupal
7 33 (5.44%) Jetty
8 32 (5.27%) JBoss
9 31 (5.11%) OpenStack
10 29 (4.78%) CMS
11 28 (4.61%) Mule ESB
11 28 (4.61%) WebSphere
12 19 (3.13%) WildFly
13 18 (2.97%) Confluence
14 16 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (2.47%) Mongrel
16 11 (1.81%) Apache Solr
16 11 (1.81%) WebLogic
17 8 (1.32%) Moodle
17 8 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.66%) HipChat
4 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (3.95%) Magento
2 4 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 119 (19.60%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.60%) GitHub
3 29 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (3.62%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.14%) IaaS
7 11 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.15%) PaaS
10 5 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.82%) Route 53
11 4 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.49%) SaaS
13 2 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.33%) Linode
14 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.49%) DNS
2 90 (14.83%) TCP/IP
3 60 (9.88%) HTTP
4 54 (8.90%) Firewall
5 47 (7.74%) VPN
6 41 (6.75%) SSL
7 34 (5.60%) Internet
7 34 (5.60%) LDAP
8 31 (5.11%) DHCP
8 31 (5.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 30 (4.94%) SAN
10 23 (3.79%) DMZ
10 23 (3.79%) iSCSI
11 22 (3.62%) SSH
12 21 (3.46%) FTP
13 19 (3.13%) Network Security
14 17 (2.80%) IPsec
14 17 (2.80%) WAN
15 15 (2.47%) VLAN
16 14 (2.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (74.63%) MySQL
2 118 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (13.18%) NoSQL
4 76 (12.52%) MongoDB
5 49 (8.07%) Relational Database
6 41 (6.75%) Redis
7 33 (5.44%) SQL Server
8 16 (2.64%) CouchDB
9 12 (1.98%) DB2
10 7 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.99%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.49%) Big Data
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.33%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 186 (30.64%) Git (software)
2 110 (18.12%) Subversion
3 104 (17.13%) Jenkins
4 57 (9.39%) Mercurial
5 43 (7.08%) Gerrit
6 38 (6.26%) JIRA
7 28 (4.61%) SonarQube
8 23 (3.79%) GitLab
8 23 (3.79%) Vagrant
9 21 (3.46%) PHPUnit
10 17 (2.80%) Artifactory
10 17 (2.80%) Maven
11 16 (2.64%) Selenium
12 15 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (2.47%) Travis CI
13 13 (2.14%) ClearCase
13 13 (2.14%) StarTeam
14 11 (1.81%) Ant
14 11 (1.81%) JUnit
15 10 (1.65%) JMeter
General
1 36 (5.93%) Finance
2 29 (4.78%) Retail
3 13 (2.14%) Marketing
3 13 (2.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.32%) Advertising
5 7 (1.15%) Banking
6 5 (0.82%) Back Office
6 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.82%) Games
6 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.49%) Publishing
9 2 (0.33%) Front Office
9 2 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 275 (45.30%) Developer
2 175 (28.83%) PHP Developer
3 118 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 77 (12.69%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (8.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 44 (7.25%) Administrator
6 44 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 41 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.93%) LAMP Developer
9 35 (5.77%) Web Developer
10 32 (5.27%) Drupal Developer
11 31 (5.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 28 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (4.61%) PHP Web Developer
13 27 (4.45%) Senior Developer
14 26 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
15 25 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
15 25 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
16 24 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (3.95%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (27.18%) HTML
2 160 (26.36%) CSS
3 102 (16.80%) jQuery
4 101 (16.64%) LAPP Stack
5 99 (16.31%) LEMP Stack
6 95 (15.65%) Web Services
7 68 (11.20%) Symfony
8 59 (9.72%) XML
9 57 (9.39%) HTML5
10 47 (7.74%) RabbitMQ
11 45 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 43 (7.08%) Laravel
13 41 (6.75%) REST
14 39 (6.43%) CSS3
15 36 (5.93%) Node.js
16 32 (5.27%) SOAP
17 31 (5.11%) XHTML
18 26 (4.28%) JSON
19 24 (3.95%) RESTful
20 21 (3.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.12%) Computer Science
1 25 (4.12%) e-Learning
2 21 (3.46%) Private Cloud
3 19 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.81%) PMI
7 10 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.65%) Wiki
8 9 (1.48%) Derivative
8 9 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.48%) User Experience
9 8 (1.32%) Fintech
10 7 (1.15%) Clustering
10 7 (1.15%) PKI
11 6 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (0.99%) Learning Management System
11 6 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.99%) Statistics
12 5 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 457 (75.29%) Linux
2 112 (18.45%) Windows
3 102 (16.80%) Unix
4 97 (15.98%) CentOS
5 63 (10.38%) Ubuntu
6 58 (9.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (5.77%) Solaris
8 30 (4.94%) Windows Server
9 20 (3.29%) Debian
10 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.48%) HPUX
12 8 (1.32%) Android
12 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.66%) VMS
15 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.49%) AIX
16 3 (0.49%) SUSE
16 3 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (31.47%) DevOps
3 120 (19.77%) Open Source
4 108 (17.79%) Web Development
5 98 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (15.65%) MVC
7 92 (15.16%) E-Commerce
8 88 (14.50%) OO
9 85 (14.00%) Configuration Management
10 83 (13.67%) Scrum
11 67 (11.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 67 (11.04%) Load Balancing
12 63 (10.38%) ITIL
13 53 (8.73%) Unit Testing
14 51 (8.40%) OO PHP
15 49 (8.07%) OOP
16 39 (6.43%) TDD
17 28 (4.61%) BDD
17 28 (4.61%) Migration
17 28 (4.61%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 372 (61.29%) PHP
2 215 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 186 (30.64%) Python
4 154 (25.37%) Perl
5 150 (24.71%) Bash Shell
6 94 (15.49%) Ruby
7 82 (13.51%) SQL
8 76 (12.52%) Java
9 19 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.80%) Korn
12 15 (2.47%) C
13 14 (2.31%) C#
13 14 (2.31%) Scala
14 13 (2.14%) C++
14 13 (2.14%) C-shell
15 11 (1.81%) Go
16 7 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.82%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.82%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 52 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.93%) Degree
4 28 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (4.61%) RHCE
5 25 (4.12%) CCNP
6 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.98%) CCNA
8 11 (1.81%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.65%) RHCA
10 8 (1.32%) RHCSA
11 7 (1.15%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.99%) MCITP
12 6 (0.99%) MCTS
13 5 (0.82%) CISSP
14 4 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.66%) MCSE
14 4 (0.66%) SANS
15 3 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.13%) QA
2 5 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.49%) HL7
5 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (11.53%) Docker
3 40 (6.59%) Active Directory
4 38 (6.26%) Xen
5 37 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (4.12%) KVM
7 22 (3.62%) NFS
7 22 (3.62%) Samba
8 20 (3.29%) iptables
9 19 (3.13%) vCloud
10 13 (2.14%) Squid
11 11 (1.81%) Postfix
12 10 (1.65%) Varnish
12 10 (1.65%) XenServer
13 7 (1.15%) vSphere
14 6 (0.99%) UAG
14 6 (0.99%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.82%) FreeRADIUS
16 4 (0.66%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 165 (27.18%) Puppet
2 113 (18.62%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (17.13%) Ansible
4 55 (9.06%) HAProxy
5 42 (6.92%) ZABBIX
6 35 (5.77%) Nagios
7 34 (5.60%) logstash
8 28 (4.61%) Kibana
9 20 (3.29%) Graphite
10 19 (3.13%) Salt
11 16 (2.64%) Rundeck
12 12 (1.98%) Ganglia
12 12 (1.98%) StatsD
13 10 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (1.15%) Cacti
14 7 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
15 6 (0.99%) Zenoss
16 5 (0.82%) Kubernetes
17 4 (0.66%) FreeIPA
18 3 (0.49%) vRealize
Vendors
1 130 (21.42%) VMware
2 122 (20.10%) Red Hat
3 76 (12.52%) Zend
4 64 (10.54%) Oracle
5 46 (7.58%) Microsoft
6 28 (4.61%) Google
7 22 (3.62%) Splunk
8 16 (2.64%) Veracode
9 15 (2.47%) Black Duck
9 15 (2.47%) IBM
9 15 (2.47%) Sonatype
10 14 (2.31%) Cisco
11 13 (2.14%) HP
12 12 (1.98%) EMC
13 9 (1.48%) Brocade
13 9 (1.48%) Juniper
13 9 (1.48%) Percona
13 9 (1.48%) Sun
14 8 (1.32%) RedDot
14 8 (1.32%) SaltStack
South West
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day Contract split between Nottingham/ Bristol/ home
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Stratospherec
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day Increase after 65 days work
Posted: 23 days ago