The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 79 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.098% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 1.23% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £500 £331 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +89.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
LAMP
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
236 243 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.05% 25.13% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 158 135
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Apache
3 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 14 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 14 (87.50%) DNS
3 14 (87.50%) Python
3 14 (87.50%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Nagios
3 14 (87.50%) ZABBIX
3 14 (87.50%) Cacti
3 14 (87.50%) qmail
3 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (87.50%) Puppet
3 14 (87.50%) OpenStack
3 14 (87.50%) logstash
3 14 (87.50%) Graphite
4 13 (81.25%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (81.25%) collectd
4 13 (81.25%) JBoss
4 13 (81.25%) MCollective
4 13 (81.25%) High Availability
4 13 (81.25%) Splunk
4 13 (81.25%) nginx
4 13 (81.25%) Ganglia
4 13 (81.25%) Squid
4 13 (81.25%) LDAP
4 13 (81.25%) SMTP
4 13 (81.25%) HTTP
4 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (93.75%) Apache
2 14 (87.50%) OpenStack
2 14 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 13 (81.25%) JBoss
3 13 (81.25%) nginx
3 13 (81.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) DNS
2 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 13 (81.25%) LDAP
2 13 (81.25%) SMTP
2 13 (81.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Applications Support
2 7 (43.75%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Support
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (81.25%) MCollective
3 2 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ELK Stack
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Fedora
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
1 13 (81.25%) High Availability
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OO PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) qmail
2 13 (81.25%) Squid
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.25%) Varnish
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Cacti
1 14 (87.50%) Graphite
1 14 (87.50%) logstash
1 14 (87.50%) Nagios
1 14 (87.50%) Puppet
1 14 (87.50%) ZABBIX
2 13 (81.25%) collectd
2 13 (81.25%) Ganglia
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) Bacula
3 1 (6.25%) cPanel
3 1 (6.25%) Grafana
3 1 (6.25%) Kibana
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Plesk
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Splunk
3 2 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) Hitachi
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec