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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / South East
Rank 223 228 216
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 20 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.40% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.62% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 26
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1967 2167 2380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.93% 24.87% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1464 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +59.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +8 13 £300 - 2
Surrey +4 3 £388 -3.12% 3
Hampshire -5 2 - - 6
Berkshire -5 1 £425 +25.92% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 - 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 40 (83.33%) MySQL
3 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 37 (77.08%) Apache
4 26 (54.17%) Git (software)
5 25 (52.08%) MVC
6 23 (47.92%) Symfony
7 21 (43.75%) Web Development
8 20 (41.67%) nginx
8 20 (41.67%) LEMP Stack
9 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
9 19 (39.58%) Zend
9 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (39.58%) OO
10 18 (37.50%) Subversion
10 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
10 18 (37.50%) NoSQL
11 17 (35.42%) Puppet
11 17 (35.42%) Laravel
11 17 (35.42%) Redis
11 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
11 17 (35.42%) HTML
12 16 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (33.33%) Ansible
12 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
12 16 (33.33%) Memcached
12 16 (33.33%) Mercurial
12 16 (33.33%) CouchDB
12 16 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
13 15 (31.25%) Yii

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 37 (77.08%) Apache
2 20 (41.67%) nginx
3 6 (12.50%) WordPress
4 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) Drupal
6 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.08%) JBoss
6 1 (2.08%) Jetty
6 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.08%) phpBB
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Datadog
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
2 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) FTP
3 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (8.33%) SSH
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) Telnet
4 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) MySQL
2 19 (39.58%) Relational Database
3 18 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 17 (35.42%) Redis
5 16 (33.33%) CouchDB
5 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 16 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.25%) phpMyAdmin
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
8 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (37.50%) Subversion
3 16 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.42%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 30 (62.50%) PHP Developer
3 13 (27.08%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Symfony Developer
4 9 (18.75%) PHP Zend Developer
5 5 (10.42%) WordPress Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Database Technical Architect
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) NoSQL Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Symfony
2 20 (41.67%) LEMP Stack
3 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
3 17 (35.42%) HTML
3 17 (35.42%) Laravel
4 16 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
4 16 (33.33%) Memcached
5 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) Yii
6 12 (25.00%) Node.js
7 8 (16.67%) jQuery
8 6 (12.50%) XML
9 5 (10.42%) CSS3
9 5 (10.42%) HTML5
9 5 (10.42%) Web Services
10 3 (6.25%) Ajax
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
11 1 (2.08%) JSON
11 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (2.08%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Clustering
1 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Streaming Media
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Debian
3 4 (8.33%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) CentOS
4 3 (6.25%) SUSE
5 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.08%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) MVC
2 21 (43.75%) Web Development
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (39.58%) OO
4 13 (27.08%) Configuration Management
4 13 (27.08%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (27.08%) Release Management
5 12 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.58%) DevOps
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) OOP
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) PHP
2 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (6.25%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.08%) C#
8 1 (2.08%) PHP 4
8 1 (2.08%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) Docker
3 2 (4.17%) Postfix
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.08%) Gluster
4 1 (2.08%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) Puppet
2 16 (33.33%) Ansible
3 15 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.08%) Piwik
5 1 (2.08%) Sysdig
5 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Zend
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Percona
8 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.08%) Apple
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.08%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) New Relic
8 1 (2.08%) PagerDuty
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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