The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
England / South West
Rank 131 126 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.37% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 1.44% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 27
Median daily rate £295 £291 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -27.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £442 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
770 763 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.50% 25.98% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 526 523
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 15
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £47.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +2 3 £275 -45.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 2 £320 - 2
Wiltshire -1 1 £295 - 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (41.67%) OO PHP
6 5 (41.67%) Apache
6 5 (41.67%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) jQuery
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) CSS3
8 3 (25.00%) Laravel
8 3 (25.00%) Zend
8 3 (25.00%) Drupal
8 3 (25.00%) WordPress
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) OOP
9 2 (16.67%) JSON
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (16.67%) Doctrine
9 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
9 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
10 1 (8.33%) Panasonic

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) gulp
3 1 (8.33%) Redmine
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS3
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Laravel
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) Doctrine
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OO PHP
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
6 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (8.33%) Panasonic
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