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 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 365 336 259
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -77
Contract jobs citing LAMP 265 315 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.62% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 2.27% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 187 265
Median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
13920 13898 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.25% 27.32% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9981 9294 9008
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 193 169
Median hourly rate £32.20 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
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 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 May 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 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
London +2 154 £440 +17.33% 81
South East +8 46 £350 +12.00% 59
South West -7 20 £400 +6.66% 18
North West +5 15 £319 +0.39% 17
Yorkshire -20 13 £500 +33.33% 13
East of England +9 6 £625 +177.77% 7
East Midlands +8 4 £350 -26.31% 11
West Midlands -30 3 £363 +45.00% 12
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 368 (75.41%) MySQL
2 360 (73.77%) Linux
3 289 (59.22%) PHP
4 244 (50.00%) Apache
5 160 (32.79%) Puppet
5 160 (32.79%) DevOps
6 158 (32.38%) JavaScript
7 152 (31.15%) Python
8 150 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
10 135 (27.66%) Git (software)
11 129 (26.43%) HTML
12 127 (26.02%) Perl
13 125 (25.61%) CSS
14 121 (24.80%) Tomcat
15 109 (22.34%) Red Hat
16 97 (19.88%) Bash Shell
17 91 (18.65%) jQuery
17 91 (18.65%) Windows
18 88 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
18 88 (18.03%) Jenkins
19 86 (17.62%) Web Services
20 84 (17.21%) SQL
20 84 (17.21%) VMware
20 84 (17.21%) Ruby
21 82 (16.80%) Configuration Management
22 80 (16.39%) E-Commerce
23 79 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
24 76 (15.57%) Open Source
25 75 (15.37%) Java

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
1 244 (50.00%) Apache
2 121 (24.80%) Tomcat
3 59 (12.09%) nginx
4 46 (9.43%) WordPress
5 44 (9.02%) Drupal
6 43 (8.81%) IIS
7 39 (7.99%) JBoss
8 36 (7.38%) CMS
9 35 (7.17%) Node.js
10 28 (5.74%) OpenStack
11 25 (5.12%) WebLogic
11 25 (5.12%) WebSphere
12 16 (3.28%) Jetty
13 13 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (2.05%) Confluence
15 8 (1.64%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
17 6 (1.23%) Mule ESB
18 5 (1.02%) Moodle
18 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.23%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.02%) HipChat
3 5 (1.02%) MS Office
4 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (5.33%) Magento
2 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (3.89%) GitHub
4 19 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (3.48%) PaaS
6 13 (2.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (2.66%) IaaS
7 12 (2.46%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.46%) SaaS
8 11 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.82%) Route 53
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.41%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.55%) DNS
2 56 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 45 (9.22%) HTTP
4 38 (7.79%) SSL
5 24 (4.92%) SMTP
6 23 (4.71%) Firewall
7 22 (4.51%) LDAP
8 17 (3.48%) Internet
9 13 (2.66%) DHCP
9 13 (2.66%) SSH
10 12 (2.46%) FTP
11 11 (2.25%) IPsec
11 11 (2.25%) SAN
11 11 (2.25%) VPN
12 10 (2.05%) NAS
12 10 (2.05%) Network Security
13 9 (1.84%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.64%) DMZ
14 8 (1.64%) SNMP
15 7 (1.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (75.41%) MySQL
2 79 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (10.45%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.76%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.74%) Redis
6 26 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.71%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.84%) Couchbase
10 7 (1.43%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.23%) MariaDB
11 6 (1.23%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.61%) Big Data
14 3 (0.61%) DB2
15 2 (0.41%) JasperReports
15 2 (0.41%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 135 (27.66%) Git (software)
2 88 (18.03%) Jenkins
3 74 (15.16%) Subversion
4 45 (9.22%) JIRA
5 22 (4.51%) Maven
6 18 (3.69%) PHPUnit
7 16 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.87%) Mercurial
9 13 (2.66%) JUnit
10 12 (2.46%) Selenium
10 12 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (2.46%) Travis CI
10 12 (2.46%) Vagrant
11 11 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (2.05%) Ant
12 10 (2.05%) Gerrit
12 10 (2.05%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.84%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.64%) Artifactory
15 7 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 34 (6.97%) Retail
2 30 (6.15%) Finance
3 23 (4.71%) Marketing
4 12 (2.46%) Games
5 11 (2.25%) Banking
6 10 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.43%) Advertising
8 6 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.61%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.41%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 219 (44.88%) Developer
2 145 (29.71%) PHP Developer
3 94 (19.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 88 (18.03%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (10.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 47 (9.63%) AWS Engineer
7 43 (8.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 35 (7.17%) LAMP Developer
9 29 (5.94%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 25 (5.12%) Web Developer
11 24 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
12 21 (4.30%) Magento Developer
13 20 (4.10%) Administrator
13 20 (4.10%) Architect
13 20 (4.10%) Drupal Developer
13 20 (4.10%) MySQL Developer
13 20 (4.10%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 20 (4.10%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (26.43%) HTML
2 125 (25.61%) CSS
3 91 (18.65%) jQuery
4 86 (17.62%) Web Services
5 60 (12.30%) LAPP Stack
6 58 (11.89%) LEMP Stack
7 49 (10.04%) HTML5
8 45 (9.22%) Symfony
9 37 (7.58%) CSS3
10 33 (6.76%) REST
11 32 (6.56%) RESTful
12 31 (6.35%) .NET
12 31 (6.35%) AngularJS
13 30 (6.15%) Laravel
14 28 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
14 28 (5.74%) XML
15 25 (5.12%) JSON
15 25 (5.12%) SOAP
16 22 (4.51%) Ajax
17 21 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.07%) Wiki
2 14 (2.87%) Data Centre
3 13 (2.66%) User Experience
4 11 (2.25%) EMC VNX
4 11 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.05%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.64%) Derivative
7 8 (1.64%) Fintech
7 8 (1.64%) PMI
8 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.23%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.23%) PKI
10 5 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.02%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 360 (73.77%) Linux
2 91 (18.65%) Windows
3 70 (14.34%) Unix
4 65 (13.32%) CentOS
5 60 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (6.35%) Ubuntu
7 26 (5.33%) Debian
8 24 (4.92%) Windows Server
9 22 (4.51%) Solaris
10 12 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.02%) Android
12 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.61%) Fedora
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.61%) SUSE
14 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.79%) DevOps
2 150 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (16.80%) Configuration Management
4 80 (16.39%) E-Commerce
5 76 (15.57%) Open Source
6 72 (14.75%) Web Development
7 71 (14.55%) OO
8 63 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (12.50%) MVC
10 54 (11.07%) Scrum
11 47 (9.63%) TDD
12 38 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (7.79%) OO PHP
13 34 (6.97%) High Availability
14 29 (5.94%) ITIL
15 28 (5.74%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.33%) Front End Development
16 26 (5.33%) OOP
17 21 (4.30%) Migration
18 20 (4.10%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 289 (59.22%) PHP
2 158 (32.38%) JavaScript
3 152 (31.15%) Python
4 127 (26.02%) Perl
5 97 (19.88%) Bash Shell
6 84 (17.21%) Ruby
6 84 (17.21%) SQL
7 75 (15.37%) Java
8 23 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.51%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.28%) PHP 5
11 12 (2.46%) C#
12 8 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.64%) Scala
13 7 (1.43%) C
14 5 (1.02%) AWK
14 5 (1.02%) Go
15 4 (0.82%) sed
15 4 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.53%) RHCE
3 21 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.28%) Degree
5 11 (2.25%) CCNP
5 11 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.64%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.43%) CCNA
7 7 (1.43%) MCITP
7 7 (1.43%) MCTS
7 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.23%) RHCA
8 6 (1.23%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCDE
10 2 (0.41%) CCIE
10 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.46%) QA
2 6 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.41%) ISO20022
System Software
1 43 (8.81%) Active Directory
1 43 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.76%) Docker
3 20 (4.10%) Squid
4 15 (3.07%) NFS
4 15 (3.07%) vCloud
5 14 (2.87%) qmail
5 14 (2.87%) Samba
6 13 (2.66%) KVM
6 13 (2.66%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.25%) Xen
8 10 (2.05%) Varnish
9 8 (1.64%) vSphere
10 7 (1.43%) iptables
10 7 (1.43%) UAG
11 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.02%) SpamAssassin
12 5 (1.02%) XenServer
13 4 (0.82%) Ceph
14 3 (0.61%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 160 (32.79%) Puppet
2 88 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (13.93%) Ansible
4 67 (13.73%) Nagios
5 35 (7.17%) HAProxy
6 33 (6.76%) ZABBIX
7 32 (6.56%) Graphite
8 28 (5.74%) logstash
9 27 (5.53%) Cacti
10 18 (3.69%) Ganglia
11 17 (3.48%) Salt
12 13 (2.66%) collectd
13 11 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
14 9 (1.84%) Kibana
14 9 (1.84%) Rundeck
15 8 (1.64%) Kubernetes
16 6 (1.23%) NetBackup
16 6 (1.23%) Packer
16 6 (1.23%) Zenoss
17 5 (1.02%) Bacula
Vendors
1 109 (22.34%) Red Hat
2 84 (17.21%) VMware
3 63 (12.91%) Oracle
4 50 (10.25%) Zend
5 30 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.10%) Cisco
7 19 (3.89%) EMC
7 19 (3.89%) Splunk
8 17 (3.48%) Google
9 14 (2.87%) CenturyLink
10 11 (2.25%) IBM
11 9 (1.84%) Brocade
11 9 (1.84%) HP
12 8 (1.64%) Dell
12 8 (1.64%) RedDot
13 7 (1.43%) Percona
13 7 (1.43%) SAP
13 7 (1.43%) Sun
14 6 (1.23%) New Relic
14 6 (1.23%) Sonatype
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