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 3 months to 24 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.35% - 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -4.28% +3.70%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 74 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 45.23% 30.08% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 53 75
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +309.09% -24.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat