Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 155 175
Rank change year-on-year +22 +20 -27
Contract jobs citing LAMP 31 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 1.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 4
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +5.17% +11.54%
10th Percentile £288 £306 £333
90th Percentile £550 £478 £385
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

LAMP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 918 887 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.30% 20.63% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 528 614
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £279 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -39.60% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -2 9 £413 -
Reading +17 8 £325 +4.00% 2
Slough - 7 £525 - 1
Bracknell +3 1 £300 -29.45%
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 25 (80.65%) PHP
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 15 (48.39%) MySQL
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) Docker
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
5 12 (38.71%) REST
5 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (35.48%) DevOps
7 10 (32.26%) Apache
7 10 (32.26%) CSS3
7 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
7 10 (32.26%) Puppet
7 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (29.03%) OO
9 8 (25.81%) Scrum
9 8 (25.81%) Perl
9 8 (25.81%) Python
9 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
9 8 (25.81%) Web Development
9 8 (25.81%) JSON
9 8 (25.81%) jQuery
9 8 (25.81%) Groovy
9 8 (25.81%) WordPress
9 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (25.81%) Redis

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 10 (32.26%) Apache
2 8 (25.81%) WordPress
3 6 (19.35%) CMS
4 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) nginx
6 2 (6.45%) Confluence
6 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) Redis
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Bitbucket
3 6 (19.35%) Vagrant
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Grunt
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.23%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.23%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) WordPress Developer
5 6 (19.35%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) REST
2 11 (35.48%) CSS
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) CSS3
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
4 8 (25.81%) JSON
4 8 (25.81%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (19.35%) Ajax
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
6 6 (19.35%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) Sensu
8 3 (9.68%) DOM
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) XHTML
9 2 (6.45%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
1 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) CentOS
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) OO
4 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
4 8 (25.81%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) OO PHP
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.45%) Kanban
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Server Building
9 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) PHP
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (25.81%) Groovy
4 8 (25.81%) Perl
4 8 (25.81%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.68%) PHP 7
8 2 (6.45%) Ruby
8 2 (6.45%) SQL
9 1 (3.23%) C
9 1 (3.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISM
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Docker
2 8 (25.81%) oVirt
2 8 (25.81%) RHEV
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 2 (6.45%) Xen
4 2 (6.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
2 8 (25.81%) Kubernetes
2 8 (25.81%) Terraform
3 6 (19.35%) Nagios
3 6 (19.35%) ZABBIX
4 4 (12.90%) Ansible
5 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
5 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (6.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle