The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 June 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 66
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.68% - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £313 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 126 198 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.54% 22.76% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 132 126
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Redux
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Italian Language

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (25.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) DOM
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) React Native
3 1 (25.00%) Redux
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ES6