Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 May 2019 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 92 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.40% 0.84% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 2.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
Birmingham median daily rate £475 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £416 £340 £333
90th Percentile £560 £510 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £361
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.73% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £15.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.75 -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 343 551 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 27.42% 35.53% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 357 234
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% +11.43%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £264
90th Percentile £575 £575 £522
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +144.12% +31.15%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.13% +11.00% +11.11%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Birmingham

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Birmingham

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Birmingham

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
3 3 (60.00%) Android
3 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (20.00%) PhpStorm
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
1 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat