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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK / England
Rank 414 396 337
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -59
Contract jobs citing LAMP 161 220 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.46% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 1.60% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 163 176
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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
12976 13714 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.44% 28.76% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9081 9548 8639
Median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +0.87%
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 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 175
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.31 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +6 86 £388 -10.14% 76
Yorkshire +13 21 £375 +2.04% 20
South East +5 20 £375 +11.11% 21
North West +26 14 £270 -10.00% 23
South West 0 7 £295 +1.28% 15
East of England -1 7 £340 +21.97% 7
West Midlands +2 5 £338 +3.84% 15
East Midlands -3 1 £300 -17.80% 13
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 291 (75.78%) MySQL
2 285 (74.22%) Linux
3 238 (61.98%) PHP
4 218 (56.77%) Apache
5 144 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 138 (35.94%) HTML
7 129 (33.59%) Git (software)
8 122 (31.77%) Python
9 119 (30.99%) DevOps
10 112 (29.17%) CSS
11 107 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
12 98 (25.52%) Jenkins
13 97 (25.26%) Bash Shell
14 96 (25.00%) Puppet
15 95 (24.74%) Perl
16 87 (22.66%) VMware
17 85 (22.14%) PostgreSQL
18 83 (21.61%) Ansible
19 79 (20.57%) nginx
20 76 (19.79%) LAPP Stack
21 75 (19.53%) Ruby
22 71 (18.49%) LEMP Stack
23 68 (17.71%) Tomcat
23 68 (17.71%) OO
23 68 (17.71%) NoSQL
24 64 (16.67%) Red Hat
25 63 (16.41%) Web Services
26 62 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
27 61 (15.89%) Zend
27 61 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 218 (56.77%) Apache
2 79 (20.57%) nginx
3 68 (17.71%) Tomcat
4 41 (10.68%) WordPress
5 30 (7.81%) Drupal
6 28 (7.29%) CMS
7 21 (5.47%) Apache Solr
7 21 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (5.47%) OpenStack
8 20 (5.21%) IIS
9 18 (4.69%) Mule ESB
10 17 (4.43%) Jetty
11 16 (4.17%) JBoss
11 16 (4.17%) WildFly
12 12 (3.13%) Confluence
13 5 (1.30%) Apache Spark
13 5 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Magento
2 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.73%) GitHub
3 19 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (3.65%) IaaS
5 11 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (2.34%) SaaS
7 8 (2.08%) PaaS
8 6 (1.56%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.30%) Loggly
9 5 (1.30%) Sumo Logic
10 4 (1.04%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.52%) Route 53
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.26%) Datadog
12 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.46%) DNS
1 44 (11.46%) Firewall
2 38 (9.90%) HTTP
3 29 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 27 (7.03%) Internet
5 23 (5.99%) SSL
5 23 (5.99%) VPN
6 21 (5.47%) SAN
7 20 (5.21%) Reverse Proxy
8 14 (3.65%) DHCP
9 10 (2.60%) DMZ
10 8 (2.08%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.82%) AMQP
11 7 (1.82%) LDAP
12 6 (1.56%) FTP
12 6 (1.56%) Intranet
12 6 (1.56%) NAS
12 6 (1.56%) SSH
12 6 (1.56%) VLAN
13 5 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (75.78%) MySQL
2 85 (22.14%) PostgreSQL
3 68 (17.71%) NoSQL
4 54 (14.06%) MongoDB
5 44 (11.46%) Relational Database
6 35 (9.11%) Redis
7 26 (6.77%) SQL Server
8 19 (4.95%) MariaDB
9 16 (4.17%) CouchDB
10 14 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.08%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.82%) Riak
13 6 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.56%) HBase
13 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.78%) Big Data
15 3 (0.78%) phpMyAdmin
15 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 129 (33.59%) Git (software)
2 98 (25.52%) Jenkins
3 47 (12.24%) Subversion
4 39 (10.16%) Mercurial
5 32 (8.33%) GitLab
6 22 (5.73%) Gerrit
7 20 (5.21%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.91%) Maven
9 14 (3.65%) JIRA
10 12 (3.13%) Artifactory
11 10 (2.60%) Grunt
12 8 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.04%) PHPUnit
14 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.78%) Ant
15 3 (0.78%) GoCD
15 3 (0.78%) gulp
15 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (5.47%) Finance
2 10 (2.60%) Marketing
3 9 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.08%) Publishing
5 6 (1.56%) Banking
5 6 (1.56%) Retail
6 5 (1.30%) Electronics
6 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.04%) Games
7 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) iGaming
9 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 176 (45.83%) Developer
2 119 (30.99%) PHP Developer
3 80 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (7.29%) LAMP Developer
6 26 (6.77%) Drupal Developer
7 24 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 21 (5.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 20 (5.21%) Administrator
9 20 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
9 20 (5.21%) MySQL Developer
9 20 (5.21%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 19 (4.95%) Technical Leader
10 19 (4.95%) WordPress Developer
11 17 (4.43%) PHP Symfony Developer
11 17 (4.43%) Symfony Developer
12 16 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 16 (4.17%) PHP Zend Developer
12 16 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (35.94%) HTML
2 112 (29.17%) CSS
3 76 (19.79%) LAPP Stack
4 71 (18.49%) LEMP Stack
5 63 (16.41%) Web Services
6 59 (15.36%) jQuery
7 49 (12.76%) HTML5
8 46 (11.98%) Symfony
9 41 (10.68%) RabbitMQ
10 38 (9.90%) AngularJS
10 38 (9.90%) Laravel
11 36 (9.38%) CSS3
12 28 (7.29%) Memcached
12 28 (7.29%) Node.js
13 27 (7.03%) XHTML
14 25 (6.51%) XML
15 19 (4.95%) Sass
15 19 (4.95%) SOAP
16 18 (4.69%) Zend Framework
17 16 (4.17%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.86%) Clustering
5 8 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 8 (2.08%) Replication
6 6 (1.56%) User Experience
7 5 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.04%) RIA
8 4 (1.04%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.78%) NHS
9 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.52%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.52%) Life Science
10 2 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 285 (74.22%) Linux
2 53 (13.80%) Windows
3 47 (12.24%) CentOS
4 44 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (10.68%) Ubuntu
6 29 (7.55%) Unix
7 10 (2.60%) Solaris
8 8 (2.08%) CoreOS
8 8 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.82%) SUSE
10 4 (1.04%) Debian
10 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) AIX
12 2 (0.52%) Android
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.52%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.99%) DevOps
2 107 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.71%) OO
4 60 (15.63%) Web Development
5 52 (13.54%) MVC
6 48 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.46%) Configuration Management
7 44 (11.46%) Open Source
8 41 (10.68%) E-Commerce
9 40 (10.42%) Scrum
10 36 (9.38%) OOP
10 36 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
11 30 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (6.77%) OO PHP
13 25 (6.51%) Performance Monitoring
14 24 (6.25%) Load Balancing
15 23 (5.99%) TDD
15 23 (5.99%) Web Application Development
16 21 (5.47%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (61.98%) PHP
2 144 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 122 (31.77%) Python
4 97 (25.26%) Bash Shell
5 95 (24.74%) Perl
6 75 (19.53%) Ruby
7 57 (14.84%) Java
8 43 (11.20%) SQL
9 18 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.91%) Go
11 13 (3.39%) C
12 8 (2.08%) C++
13 7 (1.82%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.56%) Scala
15 5 (1.30%) C#
16 4 (1.04%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.78%) Clojure
17 3 (0.78%) Groovy
17 3 (0.78%) Korn
17 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.73%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.69%) Degree
2 18 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.86%) RHCE
4 8 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.82%) CCNP
6 6 (1.56%) CCNA
6 6 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.56%) RHCA
6 6 (1.56%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) MCP
8 2 (0.52%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.26%) MCSE
9 1 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (13.54%) Docker
3 30 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (4.95%) Xen
5 12 (3.13%) NFS
5 12 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
6 11 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.08%) GlusterFS
8 8 (2.08%) Varnish
8 8 (2.08%) vSphere
9 7 (1.82%) KVM
9 7 (1.82%) XenServer
10 6 (1.56%) iptables
10 6 (1.56%) vCloud
11 5 (1.30%) Active Directory
11 5 (1.30%) HDFS
11 5 (1.30%) Squid
11 5 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 96 (25.00%) Puppet
2 83 (21.61%) Ansible
3 60 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (12.50%) Nagios
5 40 (10.42%) HAProxy
6 27 (7.03%) logstash
7 26 (6.77%) ZABBIX
8 23 (5.99%) Kibana
9 16 (4.17%) Graphite
10 15 (3.91%) Salt
11 13 (3.39%) Kubernetes
12 12 (3.13%) Cobbler
12 12 (3.13%) Zenoss
13 10 (2.60%) SELinux
14 7 (1.82%) Linux-HA
14 7 (1.82%) Terraform
15 5 (1.30%) Galera Cluster
16 4 (1.04%) Mesos
16 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 4 (1.04%) rkt
Vendors
1 87 (22.66%) VMware
2 64 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 61 (15.89%) Zend
4 33 (8.59%) Oracle
5 21 (5.47%) Microsoft
6 20 (5.21%) Google
7 17 (4.43%) EMC
8 14 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (3.39%) Rackspace
10 12 (3.13%) Cisco
11 11 (2.86%) Adobe
12 10 (2.60%) New Relic
12 10 (2.60%) SaltStack
13 7 (1.82%) Splunk
13 7 (1.82%) Twitter
14 5 (1.30%) AppDynamics
14 5 (1.30%) Percona
14 5 (1.30%) SAP
14 5 (1.30%) Veracode
15 4 (1.04%) Sonatype
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