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 3 months to 26 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 / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 2.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 104 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 33.20% 32.10% 47.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 68
Median daily rate £345 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP