Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 66 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -19
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.80% 0.17% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 0.46% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Oxford median daily rate - £220 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -6.78%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £300 £220 £301
% change year-on-year +36.36% -26.79% +17.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 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 259 219 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 41.64% 37.18% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 164 191
Oxford median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £275
90th Percentile £580 £525 £508
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Oxford median hourly rate £49.50 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.59% +24.29% -56.25%
10th Percentile £43.65 £12.20 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.35 £34.88 £41.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -8.33% -20.00%

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 23 July 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Google
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Symfony
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google