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 3 months to 29 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 1.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 3.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £319 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -3.40% +1.53%  
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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 77 129 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.50% 36.34% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 357 436
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £38.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
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 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 29 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere

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 (50.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rackspace