Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 13 November 2018 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 of England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 181 153
Rank change year-on-year +12 -28 +22
Contract jobs citing LAMP 32 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.45% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 1.52% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 20
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +37.76%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £300
90th Percentile £490 £538 £504
England median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -37.63% -7.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,448 1,518 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.34% 29.53% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 906 775
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £258
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 43
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.13 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +19.79% -3.94%
10th Percentile £14.80 £26.22 £18.15
90th Percentile £54.00 £70.63 £45.55
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the East of England

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the East of England

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in the East of England

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the East of England

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 27 £425 - 6
Suffolk -7 2 £325 -3.70% 3
Hertfordshire -13 2 £375 -15.49% 11
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 22 (68.75%) MySQL
3 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (62.50%) Docker
5 19 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (59.38%) Apache
6 18 (56.25%) Firewall
6 18 (56.25%) DevOps
7 17 (53.13%) Kubernetes
7 17 (53.13%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (53.13%) DNS
7 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
8 15 (46.88%) Python
9 13 (40.63%) PHP
9 13 (40.63%) nginx
9 13 (40.63%) Hadoop
9 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
9 13 (40.63%) Puppet
9 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
9 13 (40.63%) Ruby
9 13 (40.63%) Salt
9 13 (40.63%) LEMP Stack
10 12 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
10 12 (37.50%) Terraform
10 12 (37.50%) Ansible
10 12 (37.50%) PKI
10 12 (37.50%) CentOS
10 12 (37.50%) ZABBIX
10 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
10 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 19 (59.38%) Apache
2 13 (40.63%) nginx
3 12 (37.50%) OpenStack
4 6 (18.75%) Drupal
4 6 (18.75%) WordPress
5 4 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) DNS
3 9 (28.13%) Unicast
4 6 (18.75%) HTTP
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (15.63%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Broadband
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) MySQL
2 17 (53.13%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (40.63%) Hadoop
3 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 12 (37.50%) Vagrant
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) CodeSonar
4 1 (3.13%) git-flow
4 1 (3.13%) Grunt
4 1 (3.13%) gulp
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Drupal Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Drupal Developer
6 3 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Symfony Developer
6 3 (9.38%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Python Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) LEMP Stack
2 12 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
3 11 (34.38%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) CSS
5 8 (25.00%) CSS3
5 8 (25.00%) HTML5
6 7 (21.88%) Symfony
7 6 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) Node.js
9 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.25%) React
10 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.13%) Django
10 1 (3.13%) jQuery
10 1 (3.13%) Laravel
10 1 (3.13%) LESS
10 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (3.13%) Sass
10 1 (3.13%) Vue.js
10 1 (3.13%) XAMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) PKI
2 5 (15.63%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) CentOS
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (15.63%) API Integration
3 5 (15.63%) DRM
3 5 (15.63%) Typography
4 4 (12.50%) Content Management
4 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 15 (46.88%) Python
3 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (40.63%) PHP
3 13 (40.63%) Ruby
4 12 (37.50%) Perl
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) CISSP
1 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) GIAC
1 1 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.13%) SANS
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) SSCP
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Docker
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (15.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) Kubernetes
2 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 13 (40.63%) Salt
3 12 (37.50%) Ansible
3 12 (37.50%) Nagios
3 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (37.50%) Terraform
3 12 (37.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 12 (37.50%) NetApp
2 12 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia