The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.32% 0.35% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.87% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £280 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -41.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 115 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.71% 40.78% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 72
Median daily rate £440 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) Laravel
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) Zend
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Laravel
1 2 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) Postfix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware