The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 60 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.52% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 2.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 162 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.06% 21.12% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 79 94
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Watford +3 1 - - 1
St Albans - 1 - -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 7 (87.50%) PHP
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (50.00%) Zend
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Laravel
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XSL
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) XHTML
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Magento Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Magento Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (25.00%) Memcached
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) Symfony
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XHTML
2 2 (25.00%) XSL
2 2 (25.00%) Yii
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) API Development
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata