Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 134 142
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -18
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.33% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 1.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
East Midlands median daily rate £313 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +54.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £343 £263
90th Percentile £331 £438 £288
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.88 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -30.92% -13.50% +66.67%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 913 924 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.35% 28.07% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 553 510
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £487
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £21.78 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.25 £49.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire +2 6 £313 -
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £225 -47.06%
Leicestershire - 2 £326 - 1
Northamptonshire +3 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 13 (100.00%) PHP
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 9 (69.23%) RESTful
4 8 (61.54%) Symfony
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) SOAP
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Zend
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
8 4 (30.77%) SSL
8 4 (30.77%) PHP 5
8 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (30.77%) API Development
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) HTML5
10 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
10 2 (15.38%) Web Development
10 2 (15.38%) Drupal
10 2 (15.38%) CSS3
10 2 (15.38%) Laravel
10 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 2 (15.38%) User Experience
11 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
11 1 (7.69%) OO PHP

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 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) PHP Developer
3 4 (30.77%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) CSS
1 9 (69.23%) RESTful
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
2 8 (61.54%) Symfony
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 4 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) HTML5
7 2 (15.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) API Development
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) OO PHP
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) PHP 5
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Zend