The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 75 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 0.80% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 3.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £538 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
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
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
288 146 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.87% 23.47% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 107 62
Average daily rate £363 £346 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Durham +7 5 £538 +88.59%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (12.50%) PaaS
7 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (12.50%) Confluence
7 1 (12.50%) yum
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) Splunk
7 1 (12.50%) Redis
7 1 (12.50%) FishEye
7 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
7 1 (12.50%) GitHub
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (75.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) SNMP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) Redis
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) FishEye
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) logstash
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) SaltStack
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk