The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.85% 3.48% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 8.55% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £275 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 136 117 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 50.18% 40.77% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 73 68
Median daily rate £338 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +34.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.93 - £19.00
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in East Sussex

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Brighton -2 1 - -
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sussex region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Laravel
2 4 (80.00%) MariaDB
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Icinga
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Grafana
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) DNS

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Eucalyptus
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
1 4 (80.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Laravel
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Icinga
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Juniper