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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 339 359 255
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -104
Contract jobs citing LAMP 308 298 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.06% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 210 283
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £48.25 - £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
14811 14498 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.75% 28.04% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10460 9952 9010
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 £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 200
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -11 164 £400 +6.66% 72
South East +34 59 £305 +1.66% 38
Yorkshire -10 24 £350 -11.39% 13
South West +7 18 £325 -27.77% 20
East of England +14 12 £388 +58.16% 9
North West +7 11 £325 -7.14% 12
North East -28 11 £323 -11.03% 1
West Midlands -31 4 £350 +55.55% 12
East Midlands +3 3 £425 +54.54% 9
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LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 422 (75.09%) Linux
2 412 (73.31%) MySQL
3 329 (58.54%) PHP
4 306 (54.45%) Apache
5 185 (32.92%) JavaScript
6 183 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (32.03%) DevOps
8 173 (30.78%) Puppet
9 164 (29.18%) Python
10 163 (29.00%) Git (software)
11 149 (26.51%) HTML
12 148 (26.33%) Perl
13 141 (25.09%) CSS
14 127 (22.60%) Red Hat
15 125 (22.24%) Amazon AWS
16 121 (21.53%) Tomcat
17 115 (20.46%) Bash Shell
18 110 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
19 107 (19.04%) Windows
20 104 (18.51%) Open Source
21 102 (18.15%) VMware
22 95 (16.90%) SQL
22 95 (16.90%) Jenkins
23 93 (16.55%) Configuration Management
23 93 (16.55%) Ruby
24 91 (16.19%) jQuery
25 90 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
26 89 (15.84%) Unix
26 89 (15.84%) Web Development
26 89 (15.84%) Subversion

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
1 306 (54.45%) Apache
2 121 (21.53%) Tomcat
3 69 (12.28%) nginx
4 60 (10.68%) IIS
5 49 (8.72%) WordPress
6 43 (7.65%) Drupal
7 35 (6.23%) WebSphere
8 34 (6.05%) JBoss
9 26 (4.63%) CMS
10 23 (4.09%) OpenStack
11 18 (3.20%) Jetty
12 15 (2.67%) Confluence
12 15 (2.67%) WebLogic
13 13 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (2.14%) Mule ESB
15 9 (1.60%) SharePoint
16 7 (1.25%) Moodle
17 6 (1.07%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
19 4 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.89%) MS Office
4 4 (0.71%) HipChat
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (5.16%) Magento
2 3 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 125 (22.24%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (4.63%) GitHub
4 20 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (2.85%) IaaS
7 11 (1.96%) PaaS
8 9 (1.60%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.42%) SaaS
10 5 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.71%) Route 53
11 4 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
13 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.77%) DNS
2 81 (14.41%) TCP/IP
3 43 (7.65%) HTTP
4 37 (6.58%) Firewall
5 32 (5.69%) SSL
6 28 (4.98%) DHCP
7 26 (4.63%) Internet
8 24 (4.27%) LDAP
8 24 (4.27%) SAN
9 23 (4.09%) VPN
10 20 (3.56%) Network Security
11 18 (3.20%) FTP
12 17 (3.02%) IPsec
12 17 (3.02%) iSCSI
13 16 (2.85%) SSH
14 14 (2.49%) DMZ
14 14 (2.49%) NAS
15 13 (2.31%) Reverse Proxy
16 11 (1.96%) VLAN
16 11 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (73.31%) MySQL
2 90 (16.01%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (11.21%) MongoDB
4 53 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.45%) Redis
6 25 (4.45%) SQL Server
7 12 (2.14%) DB2
8 7 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.89%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.89%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.89%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.71%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.53%) Big Data
12 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.36%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 163 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 95 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 89 (15.84%) Subversion
4 50 (8.90%) JIRA
5 27 (4.80%) PHPUnit
6 24 (4.27%) Mercurial
7 23 (4.09%) SonarQube
8 21 (3.74%) Gerrit
9 20 (3.56%) Maven
10 19 (3.38%) Vagrant
11 16 (2.85%) Ant
11 16 (2.85%) Selenium
12 15 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (2.67%) TeamCity
12 15 (2.67%) Travis CI
13 14 (2.49%) JUnit
14 13 (2.31%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.78%) JMeter
16 9 (1.60%) Hudson
16 9 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (5.69%) Finance
2 31 (5.52%) Retail
3 16 (2.85%) Marketing
4 14 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.14%) Banking
6 10 (1.78%) Advertising
7 6 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.07%) Games
8 5 (0.89%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.53%) Publishing
10 2 (0.36%) Electronics
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 244 (43.42%) Developer
2 155 (27.58%) PHP Developer
3 112 (19.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 87 (15.48%) Linux Engineer
5 57 (10.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 48 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 41 (7.30%) LAMP Developer
8 35 (6.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 33 (5.87%) Administrator
9 33 (5.87%) AWS DevOps
10 31 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
10 31 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (4.63%) Drupal Developer
11 26 (4.63%) WordPress Developer
12 25 (4.45%) Senior Developer
13 24 (4.27%) MySQL Developer
13 24 (4.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 23 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
14 23 (4.09%) Magento Developer
15 22 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (26.51%) HTML
2 141 (25.09%) CSS
3 91 (16.19%) jQuery
4 78 (13.88%) LAPP Stack
4 78 (13.88%) Web Services
5 68 (12.10%) LEMP Stack
6 58 (10.32%) HTML5
7 52 (9.25%) XML
8 51 (9.07%) Symfony
9 42 (7.47%) REST
10 39 (6.94%) RESTful
11 36 (6.41%) CSS3
12 35 (6.23%) Node.js
13 33 (5.87%) AngularJS
13 33 (5.87%) Laravel
14 32 (5.69%) .NET
15 30 (5.34%) JSON
15 30 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (4.98%) SOAP
17 22 (3.91%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.74%) Wiki
2 20 (3.56%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.49%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.31%) User Experience
6 12 (2.14%) Digital Media
6 12 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.96%) e-Learning
7 11 (1.96%) PMI
8 9 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.60%) Derivative
8 9 (1.60%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.42%) Fintech
10 7 (1.25%) Clustering
10 7 (1.25%) Statistics
11 6 (1.07%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.07%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.89%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 422 (75.09%) Linux
2 107 (19.04%) Windows
3 89 (15.84%) Unix
4 84 (14.95%) CentOS
5 65 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (6.94%) Solaris
7 37 (6.58%) Ubuntu
8 26 (4.63%) Windows Server
9 23 (4.09%) Debian
10 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.89%) Android
12 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.71%) VMS
13 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.53%) AIX
14 3 (0.53%) HPUX
14 3 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (32.03%) DevOps
3 104 (18.51%) Open Source
4 93 (16.55%) Configuration Management
5 89 (15.84%) Web Development
6 83 (14.77%) E-Commerce
7 74 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (12.99%) MVC
9 71 (12.63%) Scrum
10 69 (12.28%) OO
11 55 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 49 (8.72%) Load Balancing
13 48 (8.54%) ITIL
14 44 (7.83%) OO PHP
15 41 (7.30%) TDD
16 37 (6.58%) OOP
17 35 (6.23%) Unit Testing
18 28 (4.98%) Front End Development
19 23 (4.09%) Migration
19 23 (4.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (58.54%) PHP
2 185 (32.92%) JavaScript
3 164 (29.18%) Python
4 148 (26.33%) Perl
5 115 (20.46%) Bash Shell
6 95 (16.90%) SQL
7 93 (16.55%) Ruby
8 81 (14.41%) Java
9 23 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 23 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.67%) C#
11 14 (2.49%) Scala
12 13 (2.31%) PHP 5
13 10 (1.78%) C
14 9 (1.60%) Korn
15 7 (1.25%) C-shell
16 6 (1.07%) C++
16 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.89%) Go
18 4 (0.71%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.87%) RHCE
2 33 (5.87%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (4.27%) Degree
4 21 (3.74%) CCNP
5 11 (1.96%) CCNA
5 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.96%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.60%) RHCA
7 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.25%) MCITP
7 7 (1.25%) MCTS
7 7 (1.25%) RHCSA
8 4 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) CCDE
10 2 (0.36%) CCIE
10 2 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.36%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 63 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 51 (9.07%) Docker
3 25 (4.45%) Samba
4 22 (3.91%) KVM
4 22 (3.91%) Xen
5 19 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (3.02%) vCloud
7 16 (2.85%) iptables
8 14 (2.49%) NFS
9 11 (1.96%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.78%) Postfix
10 10 (1.78%) Squid
10 10 (1.78%) Varnish
10 10 (1.78%) vSphere
10 10 (1.78%) XenServer
11 7 (1.25%) UAG
12 5 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
12 5 (0.89%) SpamAssassin
12 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 173 (30.78%) Puppet
2 110 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (15.84%) Ansible
4 53 (9.43%) Nagios
5 44 (7.83%) HAProxy
6 27 (4.80%) ZABBIX
7 23 (4.09%) Graphite
8 22 (3.91%) logstash
9 21 (3.74%) Salt
10 15 (2.67%) Kibana
11 13 (2.31%) Rundeck
12 12 (2.14%) Ganglia
12 12 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
12 12 (2.14%) StatsD
13 10 (1.78%) Cacti
14 7 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Management
15 6 (1.07%) Kubernetes
15 6 (1.07%) NetBackup
15 6 (1.07%) Zenoss
16 4 (0.71%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 127 (22.60%) Red Hat
2 102 (18.15%) VMware
3 81 (14.41%) Oracle
4 53 (9.43%) Zend
5 40 (7.12%) Microsoft
6 21 (3.74%) Google
7 18 (3.20%) EMC
7 18 (3.20%) IBM
8 17 (3.02%) Cisco
8 17 (3.02%) Splunk
9 14 (2.49%) CenturyLink
10 11 (1.96%) Black Duck
10 11 (1.96%) Sonatype
10 11 (1.96%) Veracode
11 10 (1.78%) Brocade
11 10 (1.78%) HP
12 9 (1.60%) Juniper
13 8 (1.42%) RedDot
14 7 (1.25%) NetApp
14 7 (1.25%) Percona
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