The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 114 111
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.39% 1.59% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
Median daily rate £330 £425 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +47.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £421 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LAMP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 387 504 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.06% 21.18% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 305 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -58.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.70 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Berkshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Berkshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Berkshire

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Berkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Slough - 7 £525 -
Reading - 4 £313 - 4
Bracknell - 2 £340 -
Maidenhead -8 1 £300 -32.96%
Ascot - 1 £310 -
LAMP
South East

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

1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) MySQL
3 14 (70.00%) PHP
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (45.00%) Apache
5 9 (45.00%) Nagios
6 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
7 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (30.00%) Ansible
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 5 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) OO
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (20.00%) Sass

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (45.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) WordPress
4 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Magento
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Bower
3 2 (10.00%) Grunt
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Yeoman
4 1 (5.00%) FishEye
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (5.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Magento Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) Sass
3 4 (20.00%) Sensu
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) DOM
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) React Native
6 1 (5.00%) Redux
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) DevOps
1 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) SMACSS
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) PHP
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) ES6
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
1 3 (15.00%) NFS
1 3 (15.00%) Samba
1 3 (15.00%) Squid
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) KVM
2 2 (10.00%) Xen
2 2 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Nagios
2 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 6 (30.00%) ZABBIX
3 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) EMC