The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 57 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.63% 1.08% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 186 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.99% 37.58% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 132 108
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +18.18%
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 South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Cardiff -14 5 £388 +10.71% 2
LAMP
Wales

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) CSS3
5 4 (50.00%) Zend
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Java EE
6 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 3 (37.50%) Subversion
6 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
6 3 (37.50%) SSH
6 3 (37.50%) Maven
6 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (37.50%) PKI
6 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
6 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) HTTPS
1 3 (37.50%) SSH
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 3 (37.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Java EE
4 3 (37.50%) PCRE
4 3 (37.50%) Regular Expression
4 3 (37.50%) SAML
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
1 3 (37.50%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Zend
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware