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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 391 324 260
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -64
Contract jobs citing LAMP 256 313 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.26% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 179 263
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £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
14245 13841 13578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.95% 27.28% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10097 9095 9047
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 180 190
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

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 6 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 6 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 -15 144 £450 +20.00% 78
South East -16 42 £350 +7.69% 44
Yorkshire -17 19 £450 +21.62% 12
South West -8 17 £425 +13.33% 20
North West -18 14 £313 +4.16% 13
East Midlands +11 10 £350 -26.31% 12
East of England +5 4 £225 -10.00% 4
West Midlands -28 3 £363 +45.00% 10
North East -32 1 - - 2
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LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 348 (75.49%) MySQL
2 326 (70.72%) Linux
3 280 (60.74%) PHP
4 232 (50.33%) Apache
5 160 (34.71%) JavaScript
6 143 (31.02%) Puppet
7 142 (30.80%) Python
8 140 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (30.15%) DevOps
10 131 (28.42%) HTML
11 129 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
12 127 (27.55%) CSS
13 122 (26.46%) Perl
14 121 (26.25%) Git (software)
15 110 (23.86%) Tomcat
16 105 (22.78%) Red Hat
17 90 (19.52%) Web Services
18 87 (18.87%) jQuery
19 83 (18.00%) Bash Shell
19 83 (18.00%) Jenkins
20 80 (17.35%) Ruby
20 80 (17.35%) E-Commerce
20 80 (17.35%) VMware
21 79 (17.14%) Configuration Management
21 79 (17.14%) Java
22 78 (16.92%) SQL
22 78 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
23 77 (16.70%) Windows
24 74 (16.05%) Subversion
25 72 (15.62%) 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
1 232 (50.33%) Apache
2 110 (23.86%) Tomcat
3 57 (12.36%) nginx
4 42 (9.11%) JBoss
5 39 (8.46%) WordPress
6 37 (8.03%) Drupal
7 35 (7.59%) CMS
7 35 (7.59%) Node.js
8 31 (6.72%) IIS
9 29 (6.29%) OpenStack
10 26 (5.64%) WebLogic
11 20 (4.34%) WebSphere
12 14 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.39%) Jetty
14 10 (2.17%) Confluence
15 8 (1.74%) Apache Solr
16 7 (1.52%) SharePoint
17 5 (1.08%) Mule ESB
17 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
18 4 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.08%) HipChat
3 4 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.87%) MS Office
3 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 26 (5.64%) Magento
2 4 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 129 (27.98%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (4.34%) PaaS
4 19 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (3.69%) GitHub
7 14 (3.04%) SaaS
8 13 (2.82%) Amazon S3
8 13 (2.82%) IaaS
9 11 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (1.08%) Route 53
14 4 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.43%) Sage Pay
16 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 60 (13.02%) DNS
2 48 (10.41%) TCP/IP
3 39 (8.46%) HTTP
4 35 (7.59%) SSL
5 24 (5.21%) LDAP
6 23 (4.99%) SMTP
7 20 (4.34%) Firewall
8 14 (3.04%) Internet
9 13 (2.82%) SSH
10 11 (2.39%) SAN
10 11 (2.39%) VPN
11 10 (2.17%) NAS
11 10 (2.17%) Network Security
12 9 (1.95%) DMZ
12 9 (1.95%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.74%) DHCP
13 8 (1.74%) IPsec
14 7 (1.52%) FTP
14 7 (1.52%) HTTPS
14 7 (1.52%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (75.49%) MySQL
2 71 (15.40%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (10.41%) MongoDB
4 33 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 29 (6.29%) Relational Database
6 27 (5.86%) Redis
7 16 (3.47%) SQL Server
8 13 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.95%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.74%) CouchDB
11 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.30%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.30%) MarkLogic
13 5 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.87%) Big Data
14 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.43%) JasperReports
15 2 (0.43%) Pentaho
16 1 (0.22%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 121 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 83 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 74 (16.05%) Subversion
4 48 (10.41%) JIRA
5 23 (4.99%) Maven
6 18 (3.90%) PHPUnit
7 15 (3.25%) JUnit
8 13 (2.82%) Mercurial
8 13 (2.82%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.60%) Selenium
10 11 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (2.17%) Ant
12 9 (1.95%) Gerrit
12 9 (1.95%) Hudson
13 7 (1.52%) Artifactory
13 7 (1.52%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.52%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.52%) Travis CI
13 7 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (6.29%) Retail
2 27 (5.86%) Finance
2 27 (5.86%) Marketing
3 15 (3.25%) Games
4 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.17%) Banking
6 6 (1.30%) Advertising
7 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Electronics
8 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.87%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (47.29%) Developer
2 145 (31.45%) PHP Developer
3 81 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
4 76 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 43 (9.33%) AWS Engineer
6 39 (8.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 35 (7.59%) LAMP Developer
8 34 (7.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 28 (6.07%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 25 (5.42%) Web Developer
11 21 (4.56%) Magento Developer
11 21 (4.56%) MySQL Developer
11 21 (4.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 21 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.34%) Architect
12 20 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (4.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 19 (4.12%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.69%) Drupal Developer
14 17 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (28.42%) HTML
2 127 (27.55%) CSS
3 90 (19.52%) Web Services
4 87 (18.87%) jQuery
5 54 (11.71%) LEMP Stack
6 53 (11.50%) LAPP Stack
7 46 (9.98%) HTML5
8 43 (9.33%) Symfony
9 34 (7.38%) CSS3
10 30 (6.51%) AngularJS
10 30 (6.51%) RESTful
10 30 (6.51%) SOAP
11 29 (6.29%) .NET
11 29 (6.29%) XML
12 27 (5.86%) Laravel
12 27 (5.86%) REST
13 26 (5.64%) Ajax
14 25 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (4.56%) JSON
16 20 (4.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.90%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.47%) Wiki
3 13 (2.82%) User Experience
4 11 (2.39%) EMC VNX
5 10 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.95%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.74%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.30%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.30%) Derivative
9 6 (1.30%) Fintech
9 6 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.30%) PKI
9 6 (1.30%) PMI
10 5 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.08%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.87%) Clustering
11 4 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 326 (70.72%) Linux
2 77 (16.70%) Windows
3 65 (14.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 64 (13.88%) CentOS
5 63 (13.67%) Unix
6 30 (6.51%) Ubuntu
7 27 (5.86%) Debian
8 22 (4.77%) Solaris
8 22 (4.77%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.08%) Android
11 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.65%) Fedora
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.65%) SUSE
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (30.37%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (30.15%) DevOps
3 80 (17.35%) E-Commerce
4 79 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 72 (15.62%) OO
6 70 (15.18%) Web Development
7 69 (14.97%) Open Source
8 63 (13.67%) MVC
9 54 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (10.85%) Scrum
11 47 (10.20%) TDD
12 43 (9.33%) High Availability
13 40 (8.68%) OO PHP
14 31 (6.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (6.29%) Software Engineering
16 27 (5.86%) Front End Development
17 24 (5.21%) ITIL
18 23 (4.99%) OOP
19 18 (3.90%) Migration
19 18 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 280 (60.74%) PHP
2 160 (34.71%) JavaScript
3 142 (30.80%) Python
4 122 (26.46%) Perl
5 83 (18.00%) Bash Shell
6 80 (17.35%) Ruby
7 79 (17.14%) Java
8 78 (16.92%) SQL
9 21 (4.56%) Shell Script
10 19 (4.12%) PHP 5
10 19 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 10 (2.17%) C#
12 8 (1.74%) C
12 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.30%) Scala
14 5 (1.08%) AWK
14 5 (1.08%) Go
15 4 (0.87%) sed
16 3 (0.65%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.65%) PHP 4
Qualifications
1 28 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.64%) RHCE
3 20 (4.34%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.04%) Degree
6 13 (2.82%) CCNP
7 9 (1.95%) CCNA
8 7 (1.52%) MCITP
8 7 (1.52%) MCTS
8 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.30%) RHCA
9 6 (1.30%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.43%) CCDE
10 2 (0.43%) CCIE
10 2 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) CCSP
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.47%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (8.46%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.77%) Docker
4 20 (4.34%) Squid
5 15 (3.25%) Samba
6 14 (3.04%) NFS
6 14 (3.04%) qmail
6 14 (3.04%) vCloud
7 13 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.17%) KVM
8 10 (2.17%) Varnish
8 10 (2.17%) Xen
9 9 (1.95%) iptables
10 8 (1.74%) vSphere
11 7 (1.52%) UAG
12 5 (1.08%) SpamAssassin
12 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.08%) XenServer
13 4 (0.87%) Ceph
13 4 (0.87%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 143 (31.02%) Puppet
2 78 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (14.32%) Nagios
4 58 (12.58%) Ansible
5 35 (7.59%) ZABBIX
6 32 (6.94%) HAProxy
7 31 (6.72%) Graphite
8 27 (5.86%) logstash
9 26 (5.64%) Cacti
10 16 (3.47%) Ganglia
10 16 (3.47%) Salt
11 13 (2.82%) collectd
12 9 (1.95%) Kibana
12 9 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.52%) Rundeck
13 7 (1.52%) Zenoss
14 6 (1.30%) NetBackup
14 6 (1.30%) Packer
15 5 (1.08%) Bacula
16 4 (0.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 105 (22.78%) Red Hat
2 80 (17.35%) VMware
3 58 (12.58%) Oracle
4 47 (10.20%) Zend
5 23 (4.99%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.56%) Cisco
7 19 (4.12%) EMC
8 15 (3.25%) Splunk
9 13 (2.82%) CenturyLink
9 13 (2.82%) Google
10 11 (2.39%) IBM
11 10 (2.17%) HP
12 9 (1.95%) Dell
13 8 (1.74%) RedDot
13 8 (1.74%) SAP
14 7 (1.52%) Brocade
14 7 (1.52%) Percona
14 7 (1.52%) Sun
15 6 (1.30%) Veritas
16 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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