The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 29 March 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 / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.65% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £538 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.38% -10.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £334 £344
% change year-on-year -0.37% -2.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 437 459 514
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.32% 20.70% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 323 257
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Hampshire

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Hampshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Andover - 1 £538 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Smarty
3 1 (33.33%) Streaming Media
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
2 1 (33.33%) phpBB
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Tika
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSF
2 1 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (33.33%) Smarty
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) OWASP
1 1 (33.33%) Post-Production
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Shibboleth
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Piwik
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Gemalto
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware