Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 59 100
Rank change year-on-year -27 +41 +5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 18 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.16% 2.39% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 10.48% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.85% - -
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £245
% change year-on-year +3.70% +37.76% -23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 377 315 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.31% 22.81% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 185 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £34.81 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.91% +66.29% -49.55%
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Watford -1 11 £475 +21.79%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £350 -
Hertford - 1 £313 - 1
LAMP
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) MySQL
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Zend
5 9 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (44.44%) Magento
6 8 (44.44%) Apache
6 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 8 (44.44%) HTML
7 7 (38.89%) OO PHP
7 7 (38.89%) nginx
8 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 5 (27.78%) Symfony
9 5 (27.78%) Laravel
10 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (22.22%) Web Development
11 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
11 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
11 3 (16.67%) Open Source
11 3 (16.67%) Games
11 3 (16.67%) DNA
11 3 (16.67%) XHTML
11 3 (16.67%) XSL
11 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (44.44%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) nginx
3 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MySQL
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
2 3 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.11%) Babel
3 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) gulp
3 2 (11.11%) webpack
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) GoCD
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) JBehave
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Mockito
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Magento Developer
3 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Lead Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) Laravel
3 5 (27.78%) Symfony
4 3 (16.67%) XHTML
4 3 (16.67%) XSL
4 3 (16.67%) Yii
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (11.11%) Express
5 2 (11.11%) LESS
5 2 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (11.11%) Redux
5 2 (11.11%) Sass
5 2 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) OO PHP
4 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) DNA
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) Content Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITSM
8 1 (5.56%) Kanban
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) ES6
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype