Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 190 133 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 35.78% 26.65% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 82 180
Kent median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £300 £255 £263
90th Percentile £438 £559 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Kent median hourly rate - - £38.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Kent

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Kent

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in Kent