The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South East / Kent
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 87 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.76% 41.04% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 39
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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
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