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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 24 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% 0.75% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 1.56% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £338 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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
62 64 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.16% 48.12% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 19
Median daily rate £345 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Stafford - 3 £275 -
LAMP
West Midlands

LAMP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Laravel
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet