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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK / England
Rank 394 400 327
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -73
Contract jobs citing LAMP 176 191 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 1.43% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 139 193
Median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +66.66%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 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
London +11 102 £410 -3.52% 70
Yorkshire +12 17 £410 +11.56% 17
North West +30 16 £344 +14.58% 19
South East -6 16 £413 +26.92% 30
East of England +7 14 £339 +21.52% 9
West Midlands -3 6 £338 +3.84% 17
East Midlands -5 2 £425 +13.33% 12
North East - 2 £285 - 1
South West 0 1 £275 -10.56% 11
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 348 (75.16%) MySQL
2 335 (72.35%) Linux
3 288 (62.20%) PHP
4 269 (58.10%) Apache
5 170 (36.72%) JavaScript
6 153 (33.05%) Python
7 145 (31.32%) Git (software)
8 144 (31.10%) DevOps
9 139 (30.02%) HTML
10 124 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
11 122 (26.35%) CSS
12 119 (25.70%) Bash Shell
13 111 (23.97%) Perl
13 111 (23.97%) VMware
14 109 (23.54%) PostgreSQL
14 109 (23.54%) Puppet
15 100 (21.60%) Jenkins
16 97 (20.95%) nginx
17 96 (20.73%) LAPP Stack
18 91 (19.65%) Ansible
19 89 (19.22%) Web Development
20 88 (19.01%) LEMP Stack
21 87 (18.79%) Tomcat
22 82 (17.71%) Red Hat
22 82 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
23 80 (17.28%) Zend
24 79 (17.06%) Web Services
25 78 (16.85%) NoSQL
26 77 (16.63%) Ruby
27 76 (16.41%) OO

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
1 269 (58.10%) Apache
2 97 (20.95%) nginx
3 87 (18.79%) Tomcat
4 37 (7.99%) Drupal
5 34 (7.34%) WordPress
6 32 (6.91%) CMS
7 31 (6.70%) OpenStack
8 28 (6.05%) Jetty
9 26 (5.62%) IIS
10 25 (5.40%) Mule ESB
10 25 (5.40%) WildFly
11 20 (4.32%) Apache Solr
12 19 (4.10%) JBoss
13 15 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (3.02%) Confluence
15 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
16 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
17 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
17 5 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 4 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.51%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (4.10%) Magento
2 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.22%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.40%) GitHub
3 18 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.59%) IaaS
6 11 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.16%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.73%) SaaS
9 7 (1.51%) PaaS
10 6 (1.30%) Google Analytics
11 5 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.08%) Route 53
11 5 (1.08%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.43%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.43%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 62 (13.39%) DNS
2 56 (12.10%) Firewall
3 52 (11.23%) TCP/IP
4 50 (10.80%) HTTP
5 39 (8.42%) VPN
6 32 (6.91%) Internet
7 29 (6.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 28 (6.05%) SAN
9 26 (5.62%) SSL
10 21 (4.54%) DHCP
11 19 (4.10%) DMZ
11 19 (4.10%) LDAP
12 16 (3.46%) iSCSI
13 14 (3.02%) VLAN
14 10 (2.16%) SNMP
15 9 (1.94%) SSH
15 9 (1.94%) WAN
16 8 (1.73%) FTP
16 8 (1.73%) NAS
17 7 (1.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (75.16%) MySQL
2 109 (23.54%) PostgreSQL
3 78 (16.85%) NoSQL
4 54 (11.66%) MongoDB
4 54 (11.66%) Relational Database
5 42 (9.07%) Redis
6 28 (6.05%) SQL Server
7 19 (4.10%) CouchDB
8 14 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.02%) MariaDB
9 10 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.51%) Riak
11 6 (1.30%) HBase
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 145 (31.32%) Git (software)
2 100 (21.60%) Jenkins
3 74 (15.98%) Subversion
4 54 (11.66%) Mercurial
5 41 (8.86%) GitLab
6 35 (7.56%) Gerrit
7 24 (5.18%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.24%) JIRA
9 11 (2.38%) Maven
9 11 (2.38%) SonarQube
10 10 (2.16%) Artifactory
11 8 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.51%) Grunt
13 6 (1.30%) ClearCase
13 6 (1.30%) StarTeam
14 5 (1.08%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.86%) Ant
15 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (5.83%) Finance
2 9 (1.94%) Marketing
3 8 (1.73%) Publishing
4 7 (1.51%) Banking
4 7 (1.51%) Retail
4 7 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.08%) Electronics
5 5 (1.08%) Games
5 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.22%) Advertising
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
7 1 (0.22%) iGaming
7 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.22%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Local Government
7 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 212 (45.79%) Developer
2 142 (30.67%) PHP Developer
3 88 (19.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 49 (10.58%) Linux Engineer
5 30 (6.48%) Administrator
5 30 (6.48%) Drupal Developer
5 30 (6.48%) Web Developer
6 29 (6.26%) LAMP Developer
7 27 (5.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 27 (5.83%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 26 (5.62%) PHP Zend Developer
8 26 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (4.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (4.54%) PHP Web Developer
11 20 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
11 20 (4.32%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 20 (4.32%) Symfony Developer
12 19 (4.10%) Technical Leader
13 17 (3.67%) Linux Administrator
14 16 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.02%) HTML
2 122 (26.35%) CSS
3 96 (20.73%) LAPP Stack
4 88 (19.01%) LEMP Stack
5 79 (17.06%) Web Services
6 73 (15.77%) jQuery
7 56 (12.10%) Symfony
8 51 (11.02%) RabbitMQ
9 41 (8.86%) Laravel
10 40 (8.64%) AngularJS
11 39 (8.42%) HTML5
12 35 (7.56%) XHTML
13 32 (6.91%) Memcached
14 31 (6.70%) Node.js
15 30 (6.48%) CSS3
16 29 (6.26%) XML
17 28 (6.05%) SOAP
18 22 (4.75%) Zend Framework
19 19 (4.10%) Yii
20 17 (3.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.75%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.32%) Client/Server
3 19 (4.10%) e-Learning
4 16 (3.46%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.02%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.81%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.38%) Clustering
8 9 (1.94%) Replication
9 7 (1.51%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.08%) User Experience
11 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.86%) RIA
12 4 (0.86%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.65%) NHS
13 3 (0.65%) PKI
13 3 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 335 (72.35%) Linux
2 75 (16.20%) Windows
3 54 (11.66%) CentOS
3 54 (11.66%) Ubuntu
4 52 (11.23%) Unix
5 43 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.32%) Solaris
7 17 (3.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.73%) CoreOS
8 8 (1.73%) SUSE
9 7 (1.51%) Debian
10 6 (1.30%) HPUX
11 4 (0.86%) Android
11 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (31.10%) DevOps
2 124 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (19.22%) Web Development
4 76 (16.41%) OO
5 69 (14.90%) E-Commerce
6 66 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (13.61%) Open Source
8 60 (12.96%) MVC
9 58 (12.53%) Configuration Management
10 52 (11.23%) Scrum
11 41 (8.86%) Load Balancing
11 41 (8.86%) OOP
12 34 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (6.05%) ITIL
13 28 (6.05%) OO PHP
14 27 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 24 (5.18%) Release Management
15 24 (5.18%) TDD
15 24 (5.18%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 288 (62.20%) PHP
2 170 (36.72%) JavaScript
3 153 (33.05%) Python
4 119 (25.70%) Bash Shell
5 111 (23.97%) Perl
6 77 (16.63%) Ruby
7 62 (13.39%) Java
8 51 (11.02%) SQL
9 20 (4.32%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.89%) C
11 16 (3.46%) Go
12 15 (3.24%) C++
13 12 (2.59%) Korn
14 10 (2.16%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.73%) C#
15 8 (1.73%) C-shell
16 6 (1.30%) Scala
17 5 (1.08%) PHP 5
17 5 (1.08%) PHP 7
18 4 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.62%) Degree
4 16 (3.46%) RHCE
5 13 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.59%) CCNP
7 9 (1.94%) CCNA
8 8 (1.73%) RHCA
8 8 (1.73%) RHCSA
9 7 (1.51%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.86%) CISSP
11 4 (0.86%) MCSE
11 4 (0.86%) SANS
12 2 (0.43%) MCP
12 2 (0.43%) MCSA
13 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
13 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (17.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (13.61%) Docker
3 40 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (6.48%) Xen
5 19 (4.10%) NFS
6 13 (2.81%) iptables
7 12 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
8 11 (2.38%) Hyper-V
9 9 (1.94%) KVM
9 9 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.94%) XenServer
10 8 (1.73%) GlusterFS
10 8 (1.73%) Samba
10 8 (1.73%) Varnish
10 8 (1.73%) vSphere
11 7 (1.51%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.30%) Squid
12 6 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 109 (23.54%) Puppet
2 91 (19.65%) Ansible
3 73 (15.77%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (12.10%) HAProxy
5 48 (10.37%) Nagios
6 37 (7.99%) ZABBIX
7 34 (7.34%) logstash
8 30 (6.48%) Kibana
9 17 (3.67%) Salt
10 14 (3.02%) Zenoss
11 13 (2.81%) Graphite
12 12 (2.59%) Kubernetes
13 10 (2.16%) SELinux
14 8 (1.73%) Cobbler
15 7 (1.51%) Linux-HA
16 5 (1.08%) Rundeck
16 5 (1.08%) Terraform
17 4 (0.86%) Mesos
17 4 (0.86%) rkt
18 3 (0.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 111 (23.97%) VMware
2 82 (17.71%) Red Hat
3 80 (17.28%) Zend
4 43 (9.29%) Oracle
5 24 (5.18%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.54%) Google
7 15 (3.24%) SaltStack
8 14 (3.02%) EMC
8 14 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.81%) Rackspace
9 13 (2.81%) Splunk
10 12 (2.59%) Cisco
11 10 (2.16%) New Relic
12 8 (1.73%) Adobe
13 7 (1.51%) Twitter
13 7 (1.51%) Veracode
14 6 (1.30%) Black Duck
14 6 (1.30%) HP
14 6 (1.30%) Sonatype
14 6 (1.30%) Sun
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £525 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago