The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 April 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)
England / North East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 85 62
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.85% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £343
% change year-on-year -3.57% +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 270 271 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 38.96% 24.91% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 181 117
Median daily rate £375 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £530 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £27.25 £13.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.97% +100.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.46%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the North East

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 North East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AIX Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) C-shell
1 2 (100.00%) Korn
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat