The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 92 92
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.52% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 0.55% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £300 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -21.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 486 364 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.58% 23.99% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 233 271
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the East Midlands

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the East Midlands

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -3 6 £304 -24.06% 1
Lincolnshire -4 1 £300 -14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £275 - 3
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 8 (88.89%) Symfony
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Apache
3 7 (77.78%) CSS3
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) RESTful
3 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (77.78%) Drupal
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 7 (77.78%) Ajax
3 7 (77.78%) Retail
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Google

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (88.89%) Apache
2 7 (77.78%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MySQL
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (77.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) PHP Developer
3 7 (77.78%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (77.78%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Symfony
2 7 (77.78%) Ajax
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) CSS3
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Laravel
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter