Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 October 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -33
Contract jobs citing LAMP 13 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.08% 1.58% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.97% 3.91% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -25.00%
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £298
% change year-on-year +7.69% +9.24% -19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 438 511 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 36.35% 40.46% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 376 393
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £449 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +12.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £251
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.78% +29.31%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +25.00%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Oxford +8 8 £550 +37.50% 1
LAMP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) DNS
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 5 (38.46%) PaaS
5 5 (38.46%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 5 (38.46%) MySQL
5 5 (38.46%) IIS
5 5 (38.46%) Docker
5 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Laravel
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (30.77%) SLA
6 4 (30.77%) Change Management
6 4 (30.77%) Google
7 3 (23.08%) Symfony

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (61.54%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) nginx
4 2 (15.38%) WordPress
5 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (38.46%) PaaS
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) npm
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (15.38%) Bower
4 2 (15.38%) Grunt
4 2 (15.38%) gulp
5 1 (7.69%) GitLab
5 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Laravel
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (23.08%) Symfony
3 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) LESS
3 2 (15.38%) React
3 2 (15.38%) Sass
3 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) Memcached
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) MVVM
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Google
2 3 (23.08%) Zend
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) New Relic