The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 46 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.22% 0.78% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 2.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
129 205 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.47% 31.83% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 109 121
Average daily rate £385 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford 0 5 - -
St Albans - 2 £270 -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 5 (71.43%) Zend
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Laravel
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Memcached
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Yii
4 3 (42.86%) nginx
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 3 (42.86%) Symfony
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Redis
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) CouchDB
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Symfony Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Magento Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Laravel
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (42.86%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (42.86%) Memcached
3 3 (42.86%) Symfony
3 3 (42.86%) Yii
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) API Development
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Zend