The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 - - 23
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
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
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.45% 39.74% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 26
Median daily rate £313 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire