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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 107 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.21% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.80% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £285 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.45% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
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
418 251 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.47% 26.01% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 152 192
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £495 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £8.50 £20.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.12% -32.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Apache
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
3 17 (85.00%) ITIL
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
5 15 (75.00%) WAN
5 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (75.00%) DNS
5 15 (75.00%) Solaris
5 15 (75.00%) Unix
5 15 (75.00%) Oracle
5 15 (75.00%) Perl
5 15 (75.00%) LDAP
5 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
5 15 (75.00%) SAN
5 15 (75.00%) iSCSI
5 15 (75.00%) Samba
5 15 (75.00%) Korn
5 15 (75.00%) C-shell
5 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (65.00%) StarTeam
6 13 (65.00%) ClearCase
6 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (55.00%) OpenStack
8 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) HPUX
9 6 (30.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 19 (95.00%) Apache
2 11 (55.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) DigitalOcean
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) DNS
1 15 (75.00%) iSCSI
1 15 (75.00%) LDAP
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
1 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) DataStage
2 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) ClearCase
1 13 (65.00%) StarTeam
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) HPUX Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Solaris
2 15 (75.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) HPUX
4 4 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) ITIL
2 15 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (65.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 15 (75.00%) C-shell
1 15 (75.00%) Korn
1 15 (75.00%) Perl
2 4 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Jython
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (75.00%) Samba
3 2 (10.00%) VirtualBox
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) OpenNMS
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (10.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (75.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (10.00%) SaltStack