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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 403 438 262
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -176
Contract jobs citing LAMP 210 186 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.37% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 1.25% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 136 336
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
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
14501 14924 14185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.26% 29.36% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10067 10456 9825
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 241 162
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +19 129 £450 +9.09% 49
South East +18 24 £400 +33.33% 36
East of England +19 17 £325 +18.18% 6
North West +13 12 £325 - 17
West Midlands -23 9 £388 +29.16% 8
Yorkshire +16 6 £375 -10.97% 23
South West +10 5 £331 - 9
East Midlands -10 4 £425 +18.88% 8
North East -35 2 £285 -26.45%
Midlands - 2 £500 -
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 412 (73.97%) Linux
2 409 (73.43%) MySQL
3 341 (61.22%) Apache
4 331 (59.43%) PHP
5 199 (35.73%) JavaScript
6 173 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
7 172 (30.88%) Python
7 172 (30.88%) Git (software)
8 167 (29.98%) DevOps
9 158 (28.37%) HTML
10 152 (27.29%) CSS
11 144 (25.85%) Perl
11 144 (25.85%) VMware
12 136 (24.42%) Puppet
13 128 (22.98%) Bash Shell
14 127 (22.80%) PostgreSQL
15 117 (21.01%) nginx
16 113 (20.29%) LAPP Stack
17 111 (19.93%) Red Hat
18 107 (19.21%) LEMP Stack
19 106 (19.03%) Tomcat
20 104 (18.67%) Jenkins
21 103 (18.49%) Web Development
22 102 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
23 100 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
24 99 (17.77%) Open Source
25 97 (17.41%) Ansible
26 94 (16.88%) NoSQL
26 94 (16.88%) Subversion
27 89 (15.98%) Web Services

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
1 341 (61.22%) Apache
2 117 (21.01%) nginx
3 106 (19.03%) Tomcat
4 46 (8.26%) Drupal
5 39 (7.00%) IIS
6 37 (6.64%) OpenStack
6 37 (6.64%) WordPress
7 33 (5.92%) Jetty
8 29 (5.21%) Mule ESB
9 28 (5.03%) JBoss
10 27 (4.85%) WildFly
11 25 (4.49%) CMS
12 20 (3.59%) Apache Solr
12 20 (3.59%) WebSphere
13 19 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (3.05%) Confluence
15 13 (2.33%) WebLogic
16 7 (1.26%) Mongrel
17 4 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
17 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS Project
2 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (4.31%) Magento
2 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.54%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.21%) GitHub
3 23 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.69%) IaaS
7 13 (2.33%) PaaS
8 10 (1.80%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.44%) SaaS
10 7 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (1.08%) Google Analytics
11 6 (1.08%) Route 53
12 4 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
14 2 (0.36%) Linode
15 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.26%) DNS
2 73 (13.11%) TCP/IP
3 59 (10.59%) Firewall
4 55 (9.87%) HTTP
5 49 (8.80%) VPN
6 41 (7.36%) SAN
7 34 (6.10%) Reverse Proxy
8 32 (5.75%) DHCP
9 31 (5.57%) LDAP
10 27 (4.85%) Internet
11 25 (4.49%) iSCSI
11 25 (4.49%) SSL
12 22 (3.95%) DMZ
13 18 (3.23%) WAN
14 16 (2.87%) VLAN
15 15 (2.69%) FTP
16 14 (2.51%) SSH
17 13 (2.33%) NAS
18 12 (2.15%) SNMP
19 11 (1.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (73.43%) MySQL
2 127 (22.80%) PostgreSQL
3 94 (16.88%) NoSQL
4 72 (12.93%) MongoDB
5 62 (11.13%) Relational Database
6 46 (8.26%) Redis
7 31 (5.57%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.77%) CouchDB
9 12 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (1.80%) DB2
11 8 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.90%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.72%) Riak
15 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.36%) DataStage
16 2 (0.36%) GIS
Development Applications
1 172 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 104 (18.67%) Jenkins
3 94 (16.88%) Subversion
4 62 (11.13%) Mercurial
5 46 (8.26%) Gerrit
6 44 (7.90%) GitLab
7 29 (5.21%) JIRA
8 27 (4.85%) Vagrant
9 23 (4.13%) SonarQube
10 15 (2.69%) PHPUnit
11 14 (2.51%) Maven
12 13 (2.33%) ClearCase
12 13 (2.33%) StarTeam
13 12 (2.15%) Ant
14 11 (1.97%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.80%) Selenium
15 10 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.44%) JMeter
17 7 (1.26%) JUnit
17 7 (1.26%) Toad
General
1 26 (4.67%) Finance
2 14 (2.51%) Retail
3 11 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.62%) Marketing
5 6 (1.08%) Banking
6 5 (0.90%) Electronics
6 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.90%) Publishing
7 4 (0.72%) Back Office
7 4 (0.72%) Games
7 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 257 (46.14%) Developer
2 169 (30.34%) PHP Developer
3 104 (18.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 65 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
5 40 (7.18%) Administrator
6 39 (7.00%) LAMP Developer
7 36 (6.46%) Systems Administrator
8 35 (6.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 35 (6.28%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 35 (6.28%) Web Developer
9 34 (6.10%) Drupal Developer
10 27 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (4.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 25 (4.49%) PHP Web Developer
11 25 (4.49%) PHP Zend Developer
12 24 (4.31%) E-Commerce Developer
13 22 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
14 21 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
14 21 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 20 (3.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (28.37%) HTML
2 152 (27.29%) CSS
3 113 (20.29%) LAPP Stack
4 107 (19.21%) LEMP Stack
5 89 (15.98%) Web Services
6 82 (14.72%) jQuery
7 64 (11.49%) Symfony
8 50 (8.98%) RabbitMQ
9 48 (8.62%) Laravel
9 48 (8.62%) XML
10 46 (8.26%) HTML5
11 42 (7.54%) AngularJS
12 37 (6.64%) XHTML
13 36 (6.46%) SOAP
14 33 (5.92%) Memcached
14 33 (5.92%) Node.js
15 32 (5.75%) REST
16 28 (5.03%) CSS3
17 24 (4.31%) RESTful
18 21 (3.77%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.67%) Computer Science
2 22 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 21 (3.77%) e-Learning
3 21 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 20 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.44%) User Experience
6 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.26%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.26%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.26%) Wiki
7 6 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.08%) Clustering
7 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.08%) Statistics
8 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.90%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.90%) Video on Demand
8 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.72%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 412 (73.97%) Linux
2 87 (15.62%) Windows
3 77 (13.82%) CentOS
4 76 (13.64%) Unix
5 65 (11.67%) Ubuntu
6 48 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (6.64%) Solaris
8 20 (3.59%) Windows Server
9 14 (2.51%) Debian
10 9 (1.62%) HPUX
11 8 (1.44%) SUSE
12 7 (1.26%) Android
12 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.90%) AIX
13 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.72%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.72%) VMS
15 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.98%) DevOps
3 103 (18.49%) Web Development
4 99 (17.77%) Open Source
5 89 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (15.80%) E-Commerce
7 86 (15.44%) OO
8 80 (14.36%) Configuration Management
8 80 (14.36%) MVC
9 74 (13.29%) Scrum
10 61 (10.95%) Load Balancing
11 53 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 49 (8.80%) OOP
13 46 (8.26%) Unit Testing
14 44 (7.90%) ITIL
15 40 (7.18%) OO PHP
16 30 (5.39%) TDD
17 29 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
18 26 (4.67%) Release Management
18 26 (4.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 331 (59.43%) PHP
2 199 (35.73%) JavaScript
3 172 (30.88%) Python
4 144 (25.85%) Perl
5 128 (22.98%) Bash Shell
6 82 (14.72%) Ruby
7 70 (12.57%) Java
8 60 (10.77%) SQL
9 21 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.41%) Korn
11 16 (2.87%) C++
12 15 (2.69%) C-shell
13 14 (2.51%) C
13 14 (2.51%) Go
14 11 (1.97%) Scala
15 10 (1.80%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.62%) C#
17 6 (1.08%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.90%) PHP 7
19 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.34%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.64%) Degree
4 25 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.95%) CCNP
5 22 (3.95%) RHCE
6 13 (2.33%) CCNA
7 12 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.15%) RHCA
8 10 (1.80%) RHCSA
9 9 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.72%) CISSP
10 4 (0.72%) MCSE
10 4 (0.72%) SANS
11 3 (0.54%) MCP
11 3 (0.54%) MCSA
12 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.36%) PMP
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.13%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.54%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (12.21%) Docker
3 46 (8.26%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (7.18%) Xen
5 24 (4.31%) NFS
6 22 (3.95%) Samba
7 21 (3.77%) Active Directory
7 21 (3.77%) iptables
8 19 (3.41%) KVM
9 14 (2.51%) FreeRADIUS
10 13 (2.33%) Varnish
11 12 (2.15%) Hyper-V
11 12 (2.15%) vCloud
11 12 (2.15%) XenServer
12 11 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.97%) vSphere
13 10 (1.80%) Postfix
13 10 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.44%) GlusterFS
14 8 (1.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 136 (24.42%) Puppet
2 100 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
3 97 (17.41%) Ansible
4 63 (11.31%) HAProxy
5 51 (9.16%) Nagios
6 39 (7.00%) logstash
6 39 (7.00%) ZABBIX
7 32 (5.75%) Kibana
8 18 (3.23%) Graphite
9 16 (2.87%) Zenoss
10 12 (2.15%) Salt
11 9 (1.62%) Ganglia
11 9 (1.62%) SELinux
11 9 (1.62%) StatsD
12 8 (1.44%) Cobbler
12 8 (1.44%) Rundeck
13 7 (1.26%) Linux-HA
13 7 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.90%) Kubernetes
14 5 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 144 (25.85%) VMware
2 111 (19.93%) Red Hat
3 81 (14.54%) Zend
4 65 (11.67%) Oracle
5 36 (6.46%) Microsoft
6 24 (4.31%) Google
7 19 (3.41%) Splunk
8 18 (3.23%) EMC
9 16 (2.87%) Cisco
10 11 (1.97%) Veracode
11 10 (1.80%) Black Duck
11 10 (1.80%) HP
11 10 (1.80%) IBM
11 10 (1.80%) SaltStack
11 10 (1.80%) Sonatype
12 8 (1.44%) Juniper
13 7 (1.26%) ForgeRock
13 7 (1.26%) Twitter
14 6 (1.08%) Rackspace
14 6 (1.08%) Sun
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