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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 207 228 174
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -54
Contract jobs citing LAMP 43 39 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.40% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 1.57% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 45
Median daily rate £325 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
England

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
2371 2491 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.02% 25.54% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1656 1285
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 14 £400 +33.33% 2
Hampshire +12 9 £288 -26.75% 18
Berkshire +13 8 £363 - 11
Surrey +12 5 £300 +14.28% 9
East Sussex -6 3 £338 +35.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £325 -23.52% 3
Kent - 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 83 (80.58%) PHP
1 83 (80.58%) Linux
2 77 (74.76%) MySQL
3 74 (71.84%) Apache
4 37 (35.92%) Subversion
5 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
6 34 (33.01%) Git (software)
7 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
7 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (27.18%) Symfony
9 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
10 25 (24.27%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (24.27%) SQL
11 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (23.30%) LAPP Stack
12 23 (22.33%) HTML
12 23 (22.33%) Python
12 23 (22.33%) MVC
13 22 (21.36%) VMware
13 22 (21.36%) Web Development
13 22 (21.36%) Perl
13 22 (21.36%) REST
13 22 (21.36%) Jenkins
13 22 (21.36%) Puppet
14 21 (20.39%) Ansible
14 21 (20.39%) OO
15 20 (19.42%) XML
15 20 (19.42%) CentOS
16 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (18.45%) AngularJS

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 74 (71.84%) Apache
2 16 (15.53%) nginx
3 15 (14.56%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.77%) WordPress
5 5 (4.85%) Drupal
6 4 (3.88%) IIS
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.97%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Magento
2 4 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.97%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) IaaS
2 2 (1.94%) PaaS
2 2 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Internet
2 11 (10.68%) DNS
3 8 (7.77%) Firewall
4 7 (6.80%) HTTPS
4 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.83%) SSH
6 5 (4.85%) HTTP
6 5 (4.85%) LDAP
7 4 (3.88%) DHCP
7 4 (3.88%) FTP
7 4 (3.88%) SSL
7 4 (3.88%) Telnet
7 4 (3.88%) VPN
7 4 (3.88%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.91%) DDNS
8 3 (2.91%) NAS
8 3 (2.91%) Network Security
8 3 (2.91%) SAN
8 3 (2.91%) SMTP
8 3 (2.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (74.76%) MySQL
2 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
3 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
4 25 (24.27%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (17.48%) Relational Database
6 16 (15.53%) Redis
7 14 (13.59%) CouchDB
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.91%) DB2
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 37 (35.92%) Subversion
2 34 (33.01%) Git (software)
3 22 (21.36%) Jenkins
4 16 (15.53%) PHPUnit
5 14 (13.59%) Mercurial
6 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.94%) JUnit
7 2 (1.94%) Maven
7 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.97%) Bower
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Advertising
3 4 (3.88%) Electronics
3 4 (3.88%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Developer
2 55 (53.40%) PHP Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce Developer
4 13 (12.62%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) MySQL Developer
6 9 (8.74%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Symfony Developer
8 5 (4.85%) LAMP Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Node.js Developer
8 5 (4.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.18%) Symfony
2 24 (23.30%) LAPP Stack
3 23 (22.33%) HTML
4 22 (21.36%) REST
5 20 (19.42%) XML
6 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
6 19 (18.45%) CSS
7 18 (17.48%) jQuery
7 18 (17.48%) Laravel
8 16 (15.53%) JSON
8 16 (15.53%) LEMP Stack
9 14 (13.59%) Memcached
9 14 (13.59%) Yii
10 13 (12.62%) SOAP
11 12 (11.65%) CakePHP
12 10 (9.71%) Web Services
13 6 (5.83%) Node.js
13 6 (5.83%) RESTful
14 3 (2.91%) CSS3
14 3 (2.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Blog
1 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
2 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.94%) PKI
2 2 (1.94%) User Experience
3 1 (0.97%) New Media
3 1 (0.97%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (80.58%) Linux
2 24 (23.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (19.42%) CentOS
4 17 (16.50%) Debian
5 14 (13.59%) Unix
6 7 (6.80%) Windows
7 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.91%) AIX
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.33%) MVC
3 22 (21.36%) Web Development
4 21 (20.39%) OO
5 19 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (17.48%) E-Commerce
6 18 (17.48%) Scrum
7 15 (14.56%) DevOps
7 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
8 13 (12.62%) OO PHP
8 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.71%) Refactoring
9 10 (9.71%) Release Management
9 10 (9.71%) Web Application Development
10 9 (8.74%) Open Source
10 9 (8.74%) SDLC
11 8 (7.77%) OOP
12 7 (6.80%) ITIL
12 7 (6.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 83 (80.58%) PHP
2 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.27%) SQL
4 23 (22.33%) Python
5 22 (21.36%) Perl
6 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
6 18 (17.48%) Java
7 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.94%) C
8 2 (1.94%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) PHP 4
8 2 (1.94%) PHP 5
8 2 (1.94%) PHP 7
8 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) CCNP
1 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.77%) Postfix
3 5 (4.85%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (4.85%) Squid
4 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.91%) Xen
6 2 (1.94%) Docker
6 2 (1.94%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (1.94%) Gluster
6 2 (1.94%) KVM
6 2 (1.94%) NFS
6 2 (1.94%) oVirt
6 2 (1.94%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Puppet
2 21 (20.39%) Ansible
3 15 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.83%) Cacti
4 6 (5.83%) Nagios
5 2 (1.94%) yum
6 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) VMware
2 19 (18.45%) Red Hat
3 17 (16.50%) Zend
4 9 (8.74%) Juniper
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle
6 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.88%) SAP
8 3 (2.91%) Cisco
8 3 (2.91%) EMC
9 1 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
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