The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 39 40
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.00% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £308 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 100 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.50% 34.01% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 70
Median daily rate £350 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

LAMP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript