Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 96 103
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.77% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Birmingham median daily rate £250 £430 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.86% -1.71% +75.00%
10th Percentile £225 £381 £311
90th Percentile £275 £479 £554
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £319 £350
% change year-on-year +25.49% -8.93% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.95 -
% change year-on-year -1.45% - -

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 436 391 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.45% 26.00% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 281 336
Birmingham median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £560 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £29.50 £26.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.28% +197.22% -24.53%
10th Percentile £16.80 £15.38 £8.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £38.33 £89.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%

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 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 October 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Squid
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) iptables
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Memcached

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CGI
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) Memcached
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
1 2 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (25.00%) Postfix
2 1 (25.00%) Varnish
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) Nmap
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) NEC
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2
1 1 (25.00%) Zend