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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.07% 1.19% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 5.30% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £389 £270 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.98% -29.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £270 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £270 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
154 132 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.51% 22.53% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 January 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £340 - 1
St Albans +8 3 - -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 30 (85.71%) MySQL
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Apache
3 23 (65.71%) PHP
4 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 18 (51.43%) Zend
5 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) CSS
6 13 (37.14%) Web Services
7 11 (31.43%) Ruby
7 11 (31.43%) Web Development
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) Perl
7 11 (31.43%) DHCP
7 11 (31.43%) Python
7 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 11 (31.43%) Nagios
7 11 (31.43%) jQuery
7 11 (31.43%) nginx
7 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (28.57%) FreeRADIUS
8 10 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
8 10 (28.57%) HTTP
9 9 (25.71%) e-Learning
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco
10 8 (22.86%) XHTML
10 8 (22.86%) MVC

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 25 (71.43%) Apache
2 11 (31.43%) nginx
3 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Magento
2 2 (5.71%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DHCP
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) HTTP
3 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) SSL
3 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (85.71%) MySQL
2 15 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) PHP Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 8 (22.86%) PHP Web Developer
5 7 (20.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (17.14%) Magento Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (14.29%) Administrator
7 5 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
7 5 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
9 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (8.57%) PHP Magento Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) CSS
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 11 (31.43%) jQuery
3 10 (28.57%) LAPP Stack
4 8 (22.86%) XHTML
5 7 (20.00%) SOAP
5 7 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) Symfony
6 6 (17.14%) XSL
7 5 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (11.43%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) e-Learning
2 6 (17.14%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 11 (31.43%) Web Development
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) OO PHP
4 6 (17.14%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Human Resource Management
8 1 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) PHP
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 11 (31.43%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) Ruby
4 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (17.14%) C
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) FreeRADIUS
2 6 (17.14%) vSphere
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Nagios
1 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (22.86%) Puppet
3 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 3 (8.57%) Graphite
4 3 (8.57%) logstash
5 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Zend
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco