Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 184 169
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +22
Contract jobs citing LAMP 29 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.58% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.11% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.16% +64.44%
10th Percentile £253 £271 £283
90th Percentile £494 £379 £650
England median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £48.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% -17.10% -

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 1,459 1,435 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.20% 30.60% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 889 794
East of England median daily rate £450 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.64% +5.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 36
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £15.75 £26.26 £14.25
90th Percentile £59.53 £63.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +8.84% -0.68%

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 August 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 21 August 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 +17 17 £293 - 15
Hertfordshire -6 10 £375 +7.14% 3
Suffolk -16 1 £325 -3.70% 3
Essex - 1 £425 - 2
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 27 (93.10%) MySQL
2 26 (89.66%) Linux
3 25 (86.21%) Apache
4 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
5 18 (62.07%) PHP
6 17 (58.62%) HTML
7 16 (55.17%) CSS
8 11 (37.93%) nginx
8 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (37.93%) LEMP Stack
9 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
9 10 (34.48%) Vagrant
9 10 (34.48%) DevOps
9 10 (34.48%) Docker
9 10 (34.48%) Python
10 9 (31.03%) XHTML
10 9 (31.03%) Perl
10 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
10 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (31.03%) Nagios
10 9 (31.03%) DNS
10 9 (31.03%) NetApp
10 9 (31.03%) Firewall
10 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
10 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
10 9 (31.03%) Puppet
10 9 (31.03%) CentOS
10 9 (31.03%) ZABBIX
10 9 (31.03%) VMware

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 25 (86.21%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) nginx
3 9 (31.03%) OpenStack
4 7 (24.14%) Drupal
5 6 (20.69%) WordPress
6 4 (13.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) MySQL
2 10 (34.48%) MongoDB
3 9 (31.03%) Hadoop
3 9 (31.03%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Vagrant
2 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Magento Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (17.24%) PHP Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) WordPress Developer
7 3 (10.34%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.90%) LAMP Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (6.90%) PHP WordPress Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Python Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) LEMP Stack
4 9 (31.03%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (31.03%) XHTML
5 7 (24.14%) XSL
6 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 4 (13.79%) Symfony
8 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) Node.js
8 1 (3.45%) React
8 1 (3.45%) Socket.IO
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) OO
2 8 (27.59%) OO PHP
2 8 (27.59%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) API Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Typography
5 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 18 (62.07%) PHP
3 10 (34.48%) Python
4 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
4 9 (31.03%) Perl
4 9 (31.03%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Docker
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Ansible
1 9 (31.03%) Kubernetes
1 9 (31.03%) Nagios
1 9 (31.03%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (31.03%) Puppet
1 9 (31.03%) Salt
1 9 (31.03%) Terraform
1 9 (31.03%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.45%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) CheckPoint
1 9 (31.03%) NetApp
1 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 8 (27.59%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Nokia
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle