The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 April 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 West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -1.42% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 29 50 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 30.21% 18.94% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 25
Median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Dorset

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Dorset

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Dorset