Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 17 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 55 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.14% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.94% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Cambridge median daily rate - £550 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +175.00% -37.50%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £550 £200
% change year-on-year - +175.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 206 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.66% 32.39% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 125 250
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £539 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £70.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £44.38
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.73% +1.43%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Cambridge

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Cambridge

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree