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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 127 134 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -53
Contract jobs citing LAMP 18 16 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.50% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.87% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 55
Median daily rate £325 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
848 854 833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.80% 26.63% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 598 580
Median daily rate £350 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 55 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +20.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
Bristol +5 9 £325 -13.33% 3
Wiltshire -4 7 £475 +58.33% 3
Dorset - 2 £220 - 3
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 30 (88.24%) MySQL
2 28 (82.35%) Linux
3 25 (73.53%) Apache
4 19 (55.88%) Oracle
5 17 (50.00%) PHP
6 16 (47.06%) Perl
6 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
6 16 (47.06%) Solaris
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 16 (47.06%) RHCE
6 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
6 16 (47.06%) Samba
6 16 (47.06%) Wiki
6 16 (47.06%) JIRA
6 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 16 (47.06%) CentOS
6 16 (47.06%) Puppet
7 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
9 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.71%) CMS
10 5 (14.71%) Drupal
11 4 (11.76%) WordPress
11 4 (11.76%) MVC
12 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.82%) Spring

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 25 (73.53%) Apache
2 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.71%) CMS
3 5 (14.71%) Drupal
4 4 (11.76%) WordPress
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Moodle
5 2 (5.88%) nginx
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (88.24%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Grunt
2 2 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (29.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Designer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Designer
6 6 (17.65%) PHP Developer
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Magento Developer
8 2 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Release Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) CSS3
3 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 3 (8.82%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
3 3 (8.82%) Spring
3 3 (8.82%) Symfony
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.88%) LESS
4 2 (5.88%) Meteor
4 2 (5.88%) PhoneGap
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) Sass
4 2 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Wiki
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
2 2 (5.88%) SCORM
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) CentOS
2 16 (47.06%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Debian
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Insight
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.94%) OOD
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) PHP
2 16 (47.06%) Perl
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.88%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) RHCE
1 16 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 16 (47.06%) Samba
2 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Zend
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Sencha