Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +40 -15 -26
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.083% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 1.50% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
North East median daily rate £325 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% -33.68% +58.33%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £308
90th Percentile £338 £346 £513
England median daily rate £375 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.95 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -49.24% -13.50% +25.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 348 734 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.78% 31.18% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 518 374
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £286 £273
90th Percentile £550 £525 £543
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 15
North East median hourly rate £28.00 £34.33 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.43% +69.10% -32.33%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £44.98 £37.75 £45.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +46 1 £325 -1.52%
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX

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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (100.00%) Linode
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DataStage
1 1 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) VMware