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 3 months to 27 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 of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 122 144
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £331 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.01% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 731 670 819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.24% 26.38% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 422 497
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 30
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
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 of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 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 3 months to 27 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
Hertfordshire -5 4 £363 +13.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - - 6
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 2
East Anglia - 1 £300 -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 14 (87.50%) MySQL
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Apache
2 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
3 10 (62.50%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 9 (56.25%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (56.25%) Clustering
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) SSL
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
6 7 (43.75%) Puppet
7 6 (37.50%) High Availability
7 6 (37.50%) DevOps
7 6 (37.50%) Salt
7 6 (37.50%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) C#
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
7 6 (37.50%) RHCE
7 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript

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 (68.75%) Apache
1 11 (68.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Anypoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) SSL
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MySQL
2 9 (56.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft Architect
3 1 (6.25%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (6.25%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
3 1 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CakePHP
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) Java EE
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Clustering
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 10 (62.50%) Perl
2 10 (62.50%) Python
2 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) C
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Zend
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Rackspace