Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 159 178
Rank change year-on-year -20 +19 -1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 24 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.46% 0.81% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.04% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 17
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +37.76% -23.44%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £130
90th Percentile £570 £478 £405
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -32.95% -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 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 1525 1285 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.46% 26.58% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 763 1025
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £297 £258 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 72
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £15.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £47.50
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 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Hertfordshire -23 18 £450 +35.85% 4
Norfolk -4 2 £325 -
East Anglia - 2 £300 -
Cambridgeshire -16 1 - - 2
Suffolk - 1 £325 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 23 (95.83%) PHP
2 19 (79.17%) MySQL
3 15 (62.50%) Linux
4 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) MVC
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) Apache
7 10 (41.67%) OO
8 9 (37.50%) Zend
8 9 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
9 8 (33.33%) Magento
10 7 (29.17%) nginx
10 7 (29.17%) Symfony
10 7 (29.17%) Laravel
10 7 (29.17%) OO PHP
11 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
13 4 (16.67%) WordPress
13 4 (16.67%) Sass
13 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
13 4 (16.67%) Web Development
14 3 (12.50%) TDD
14 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
14 3 (12.50%) Subversion
14 3 (12.50%) XHTML
14 3 (12.50%) Games

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 11 (45.83%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) nginx
3 4 (16.67%) WordPress
4 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (8.33%) Drupal
5 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.17%) CMS
6 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Babel
4 2 (8.33%) Codeception
4 2 (8.33%) Grunt
4 2 (8.33%) gulp
4 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 2 (8.33%) QUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (8.33%) webpack
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) GoCD
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) Moq
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Magento Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 2 (8.33%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 2 (8.33%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) CSS
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
3 7 (29.17%) Laravel
3 7 (29.17%) Symfony
4 4 (16.67%) Sass
5 3 (12.50%) CSS3
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) XHTML
5 3 (12.50%) XSL
5 3 (12.50%) Yii
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) Express
6 2 (8.33%) LESS
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
6 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) OO PHP
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) DNA
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) PHP
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) ES6
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) WAI
1 2 (8.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Ansible
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype