Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 17 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.70% 0.58% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.47% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Oxford median daily rate £550 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £267
90th Percentile £575 £465 £300
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -31.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 285 273 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 39.97% 39.57% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 209 219
Oxford median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £263
90th Percentile £593 £600 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Oxford median hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.06% -28.33% +55.17%
10th Percentile £37.50 £13.03 £20.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £19.23 £44.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +105.13% -13.33% -

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Oxford

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (20.00%) GitLab
5 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (20.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic