The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 56 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.49% - 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.80% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £306
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
LAMP
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 87 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.23% 35.95% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 38 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 6 (66.67%) Debian
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Cacti
3 5 (55.56%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (55.56%) Squid
3 5 (55.56%) LDAP
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) WordPress
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) CMS
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) PHP
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
6 2 (22.22%) ERP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 3 (33.33%) CMS
3 3 (33.33%) WordPress
4 2 (22.22%) Drupal
5 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Magento Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PHP Magento Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Debian
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) OOP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) SpamAssassin
1 5 (55.56%) Squid
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (22.22%) Gluster
3 2 (22.22%) NFS
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Cacti
1 6 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) PayPal
4 1 (11.11%) Adobe
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