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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 321 372 236
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -136
Contract jobs citing LAMP 330 296 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.96% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 221 300
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £9.50
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
14928 15111 14337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.17% 28.56% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10433 10396 9244
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 £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 262 195
Median hourly rate £40.25 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +9 183 £425 +6.25% 59
South East +20 51 £300 +20.00% 45
Yorkshire +8 23 £330 -21.05% 16
East of England +19 19 £370 +66.29% 10
North East -6 19 £330 -21.19% 3
South West +6 13 £325 -27.77% 10
North West +16 8 £325 -7.14% 13
East Midlands +4 7 £425 +54.54% 9
West Midlands -32 7 £350 +16.66% 8
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 450 (75.00%) Linux
2 446 (74.33%) MySQL
3 355 (59.17%) PHP
4 333 (55.50%) Apache
5 201 (33.50%) JavaScript
6 193 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (32.17%) DevOps
7 187 (31.17%) Python
8 181 (30.17%) Puppet
9 177 (29.50%) Git (software)
10 158 (26.33%) Perl
11 147 (24.50%) HTML
12 144 (24.00%) CSS
13 138 (23.00%) Bash Shell
14 135 (22.50%) Red Hat
15 127 (21.17%) Tomcat
16 121 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
17 119 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
17 119 (19.83%) Windows
18 118 (19.67%) VMware
19 113 (18.83%) Subversion
20 111 (18.50%) Open Source
21 107 (17.83%) Web Development
22 104 (17.33%) Unix
23 102 (17.00%) Ansible
24 101 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
25 99 (16.50%) Configuration Management
25 99 (16.50%) Jenkins
26 98 (16.33%) jQuery
26 98 (16.33%) Ruby

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
1 333 (55.50%) Apache
2 127 (21.17%) Tomcat
3 84 (14.00%) nginx
4 59 (9.83%) IIS
5 50 (8.33%) WordPress
6 44 (7.33%) Drupal
7 38 (6.33%) JBoss
8 36 (6.00%) WebSphere
9 31 (5.17%) OpenStack
10 28 (4.67%) CMS
11 26 (4.33%) Jetty
12 20 (3.33%) Confluence
13 18 (3.00%) Mule ESB
13 18 (3.00%) WebLogic
14 16 (2.67%) Mongrel
15 13 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (1.83%) WildFly
17 9 (1.50%) SharePoint
18 8 (1.33%) Moodle
19 5 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.83%) MS Office
3 4 (0.67%) HipChat
3 4 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.67%) Magento
2 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 119 (19.83%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.33%) GitHub
3 30 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.33%) IaaS
7 10 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.33%) PaaS
9 6 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.83%) Route 53
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.50%) SaaS
11 3 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.33%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 94 (15.67%) DNS
1 94 (15.67%) TCP/IP
2 51 (8.50%) HTTP
3 45 (7.50%) Firewall
4 37 (6.17%) SSL
5 35 (5.83%) VPN
6 34 (5.67%) LDAP
7 30 (5.00%) DHCP
7 30 (5.00%) SAN
8 28 (4.67%) Internet
9 23 (3.83%) iSCSI
10 21 (3.50%) Reverse Proxy
11 20 (3.33%) Network Security
12 19 (3.17%) DMZ
13 18 (3.00%) FTP
13 18 (3.00%) IPsec
13 18 (3.00%) SSH
14 17 (2.83%) WAN
15 14 (2.33%) NAS
15 14 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (74.33%) MySQL
2 101 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
3 72 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 67 (11.17%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 34 (5.67%) Redis
7 30 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.17%) DB2
9 11 (1.83%) CouchDB
10 9 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.83%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.83%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.50%) Big Data
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.33%) DataStage
14 2 (0.33%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 177 (29.50%) Git (software)
2 113 (18.83%) Subversion
3 99 (16.50%) Jenkins
4 47 (7.83%) JIRA
5 40 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 32 (5.33%) Gerrit
7 26 (4.33%) SonarQube
8 24 (4.00%) Vagrant
9 22 (3.67%) PHPUnit
10 19 (3.17%) Maven
11 17 (2.83%) Selenium
12 16 (2.67%) Ant
12 16 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 16 (2.67%) Travis CI
13 15 (2.50%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.50%) GitLab
13 15 (2.50%) JUnit
14 13 (2.17%) ClearCase
14 13 (2.17%) StarTeam
15 12 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (5.67%) Finance
2 29 (4.83%) Retail
3 14 (2.33%) Marketing
3 14 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.83%) Banking
5 10 (1.67%) Advertising
6 7 (1.17%) Games
7 5 (0.83%) Back Office
7 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.50%) Publishing
9 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 2 (0.33%) Front Office
9 2 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 263 (43.83%) Developer
2 168 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 116 (19.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 92 (15.33%) Linux Engineer
5 56 (9.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 49 (8.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 40 (6.67%) Administrator
8 38 (6.33%) LAMP Developer
8 38 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (6.17%) Web Developer
10 33 (5.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 31 (5.17%) AWS DevOps
12 28 (4.67%) Drupal Developer
13 27 (4.50%) AWS Engineer
13 27 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (4.50%) PHP Web Developer
13 27 (4.50%) Senior Developer
14 24 (4.00%) WordPress Developer
15 23 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
15 23 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (24.50%) HTML
2 144 (24.00%) CSS
3 98 (16.33%) jQuery
4 87 (14.50%) LAPP Stack
4 87 (14.50%) Web Services
5 81 (13.50%) LEMP Stack
6 60 (10.00%) Symfony
7 58 (9.67%) XML
8 49 (8.17%) HTML5
9 46 (7.67%) REST
10 42 (7.00%) AngularJS
11 39 (6.50%) Laravel
11 39 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
12 38 (6.33%) Node.js
13 33 (5.50%) SOAP
14 30 (5.00%) CSS3
15 29 (4.83%) RESTful
16 28 (4.67%) JSON
16 28 (4.67%) XHTML
17 27 (4.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 22 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 18 (3.00%) Private Cloud
4 18 (3.00%) Wiki
5 15 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 13 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.83%) PMI
9 10 (1.67%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.50%) Derivative
10 9 (1.50%) User Experience
11 8 (1.33%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.33%) Fintech
12 7 (1.17%) Clustering
12 7 (1.17%) PKI
12 7 (1.17%) Statistics
13 6 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.00%) Learning Management System
14 5 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 450 (75.00%) Linux
2 119 (19.83%) Windows
3 104 (17.33%) Unix
4 96 (16.00%) CentOS
5 66 (11.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (8.67%) Ubuntu
7 46 (7.67%) Solaris
8 31 (5.17%) Windows Server
9 24 (4.00%) Debian
10 11 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (1.50%) HPUX
12 7 (1.17%) Android
12 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.67%) VMS
14 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.50%) AIX
16 2 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
1 193 (32.17%) DevOps
2 111 (18.50%) Open Source
3 107 (17.83%) Web Development
4 99 (16.50%) Configuration Management
5 93 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (14.67%) E-Commerce
7 84 (14.00%) MVC
8 81 (13.50%) Scrum
9 73 (12.17%) OO
10 65 (10.83%) ITIL
11 62 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 62 (10.33%) Load Balancing
12 45 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 42 (7.00%) OO PHP
13 42 (7.00%) OOP
14 36 (6.00%) TDD
15 28 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (4.33%) Migration
17 25 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 355 (59.17%) PHP
2 201 (33.50%) JavaScript
3 187 (31.17%) Python
4 158 (26.33%) Perl
5 138 (23.00%) Bash Shell
6 98 (16.33%) Ruby
7 89 (14.83%) SQL
8 81 (13.50%) Java
9 26 (4.33%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.50%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.00%) Korn
12 17 (2.83%) C#
13 14 (2.33%) C
13 14 (2.33%) Scala
14 13 (2.17%) C-shell
15 11 (1.83%) C++
16 9 (1.50%) Go
17 8 (1.33%) PHP 5
18 6 (1.00%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 56 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.67%) RHCE
4 31 (5.17%) Degree
5 27 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.00%) CCNP
7 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.83%) CCNA
8 11 (1.83%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.50%) RHCA
10 7 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.17%) MCITP
10 7 (1.17%) MCTS
10 7 (1.17%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.83%) CISSP
12 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.67%) SANS
13 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.50%) MCSE
14 2 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.83%) QA
2 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.50%) HL7
3 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (10.17%) Docker
3 53 (8.83%) Active Directory
4 29 (4.83%) Samba
4 29 (4.83%) Xen
5 26 (4.33%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (3.83%) KVM
7 21 (3.50%) NFS
8 19 (3.17%) iptables
9 17 (2.83%) vCloud
10 11 (1.83%) Squid
10 11 (1.83%) XenServer
11 10 (1.67%) Postfix
11 10 (1.67%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.67%) vSphere
12 7 (1.17%) UAG
12 7 (1.17%) Varnish
13 5 (0.83%) FreeRADIUS
13 5 (0.83%) SpamAssassin
13 5 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 181 (30.17%) Puppet
2 121 (20.17%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (17.00%) Ansible
4 50 (8.33%) HAProxy
5 47 (7.83%) Nagios
6 34 (5.67%) ZABBIX
7 25 (4.17%) logstash
8 22 (3.67%) Salt
9 20 (3.33%) Graphite
9 20 (3.33%) Kibana
10 14 (2.33%) Rundeck
11 12 (2.00%) Ganglia
11 12 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
11 12 (2.00%) StatsD
12 10 (1.67%) Cacti
13 8 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (1.17%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.83%) Kubernetes
15 5 (0.83%) NetBackup
16 4 (0.67%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 135 (22.50%) Red Hat
2 118 (19.67%) VMware
3 81 (13.50%) Oracle
4 65 (10.83%) Zend
5 44 (7.33%) Microsoft
6 25 (4.17%) Google
7 23 (3.83%) Splunk
8 21 (3.50%) IBM
9 17 (2.83%) EMC
10 15 (2.50%) Cisco
11 13 (2.17%) Black Duck
11 13 (2.17%) Sonatype
11 13 (2.17%) Veracode
12 12 (2.00%) HP
13 10 (1.67%) Brocade
13 10 (1.67%) CenturyLink
14 9 (1.50%) Juniper
14 9 (1.50%) Sun
15 8 (1.33%) Percona
15 8 (1.33%) RedDot
Oxfordshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deanslist Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
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