The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 77 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.12% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 1.54% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.61%
LAMP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
281 260 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.69% 37.52% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 219 160
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.11% +31.11%
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 Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Wales

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
South Wales +4 1 £350 -15.66% 2
LAMP
UK

LAMP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet