The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / South East
Rank 222 219 203
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing LAMP 16 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.50% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 35
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £350 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1869 2202 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.75% 26.54% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 1434 1361
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 46
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +63.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +3 10 £475 +58.33%
Surrey +12 4 £325 - 4
Berkshire +3 2 £463 +37.03% 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 44 (86.27%) PHP
2 42 (82.35%) Linux
3 41 (80.39%) MySQL
4 39 (76.47%) Apache
5 26 (50.98%) Symfony
5 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
6 25 (49.02%) MVC
7 23 (45.10%) nginx
7 23 (45.10%) LEMP Stack
8 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
8 22 (43.14%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (41.18%) OO
9 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (41.18%) Web Development
9 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
9 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
9 21 (41.18%) LAPP Stack
10 20 (39.22%) Laravel
10 20 (39.22%) Redis
10 20 (39.22%) Subversion
10 20 (39.22%) Zend
11 19 (37.25%) Mercurial
11 19 (37.25%) CouchDB
11 19 (37.25%) Memcached
11 19 (37.25%) Puppet
11 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
11 19 (37.25%) MongoDB
12 18 (35.29%) Ansible
12 18 (35.29%) Yii
13 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 39 (76.47%) Apache
2 23 (45.10%) nginx
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 3 (5.88%) WordPress
6 1 (1.96%) Confluence
6 1 (1.96%) Drupal
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) Jetty
6 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.96%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Datadog
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Internet
2 8 (15.69%) DNS
3 5 (9.80%) HTTP
4 4 (7.84%) FTP
4 4 (7.84%) HTTPS
4 4 (7.84%) SSH
4 4 (7.84%) SSL
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) Telnet
5 3 (5.88%) DDNS
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (5.88%) SMTP
5 3 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (80.39%) MySQL
2 22 (43.14%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (43.14%) Relational Database
3 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
4 20 (39.22%) Redis
5 19 (37.25%) CouchDB
5 19 (37.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.96%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 20 (39.22%) Subversion
4 19 (37.25%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.80%) Marketing
2 4 (7.84%) Electronics
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) PHP Developer
3 14 (27.45%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 14 (27.45%) Symfony Developer
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 6 (11.76%) PHP Zend Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) WordPress Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.92%) NoSQL Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Symfony
2 23 (45.10%) LEMP Stack
3 21 (41.18%) LAPP Stack
4 20 (39.22%) Laravel
5 19 (37.25%) AngularJS
5 19 (37.25%) Memcached
6 18 (35.29%) Yii
7 14 (27.45%) Node.js
8 13 (25.49%) HTML
9 11 (21.57%) CSS
10 4 (7.84%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) Web Services
11 3 (5.88%) CSS3
11 3 (5.88%) HTML5
11 3 (5.88%) XML
12 2 (3.92%) Ajax
12 2 (3.92%) RESTful
13 1 (1.96%) CakePHP
13 1 (1.96%) JSON
13 1 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Replication
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.73%) Debian
4 3 (5.88%) CentOS
4 3 (5.88%) SUSE
4 3 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) MVC
2 21 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (41.18%) OO
2 21 (41.18%) Web Development
3 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
3 15 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
4 14 (27.45%) Refactoring
4 14 (27.45%) Release Management
4 14 (27.45%) Web Application Development
5 9 (17.65%) DevOps
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) OOP
7 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 3 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) PHP
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
4 9 (17.65%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Java
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) ActionScript
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 4
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.92%) PHP 7
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) CCNP
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (3.92%) Postfix
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.96%) Gluster
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) Puppet
2 18 (35.29%) Ansible
3 17 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.96%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Zend
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) HP
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) Percona
6 1 (1.96%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.96%) Google
6 1 (1.96%) New Relic
6 1 (1.96%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.96%) Veritas
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