The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 218 222
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 46 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 2.55% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 33
Median daily rate £350 £334 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2129 2357 2407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.32% 26.73% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1512 1525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 29
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £55.00 £50.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the South East

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 17 £330 -22.35% 5
Oxfordshire 0 7 £300 +36.36% 6
Hampshire -1 7 £450 +47.54% 9
East Sussex -5 5 £275 -8.33%
Surrey +2 4 £450 +28.57% 9
West Sussex - 4 £405 - 3
Buckinghamshire -23 2 £400 +45.45% 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 55 (83.33%) MySQL
2 50 (75.76%) PHP
3 46 (69.70%) Linux
4 39 (59.09%) Apache
5 29 (43.94%) HTML
6 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 27 (40.91%) CSS
6 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
7 22 (33.33%) Web Development
8 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (28.79%) jQuery
9 18 (27.27%) Ansible
9 18 (27.27%) MVC
9 18 (27.27%) Symfony
9 18 (27.27%) OO
9 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 16 (24.24%) Laravel
10 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 16 (24.24%) Puppet
10 16 (24.24%) MongoDB
11 15 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (22.73%) Zend
11 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (22.73%) Subversion
12 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
12 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (19.70%) HTML5
13 13 (19.70%) DevOps
13 13 (19.70%) SQL
14 12 (18.18%) Nagios

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (59.09%) Apache
2 11 (16.67%) WordPress
3 10 (15.15%) nginx
4 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.58%) CMS
6 4 (6.06%) Drupal
7 3 (4.55%) Confluence
8 2 (3.03%) JBoss
8 2 (3.03%) WildFly
9 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.52%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.52%) IIS
9 1 (1.52%) phpBB
9 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.52%) Intranet
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) SSL
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (83.33%) MySQL
2 16 (24.24%) MongoDB
3 15 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 9 (13.64%) CouchDB
6 9 (13.64%) Redis
6 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 8 (12.12%) MariaDB
8 4 (6.06%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.52%) Big Data
10 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (22.73%) Subversion
3 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.06%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Bower
6 2 (3.03%) Grunt
6 2 (3.03%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.52%) Babel
7 1 (1.52%) FishEye
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.58%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.52%) Military
4 1 (1.52%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Developer
2 34 (51.52%) PHP Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) PHP Zend Developer
4 9 (13.64%) WordPress Developer
5 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Symfony Developer
6 6 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
6 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) PHP WordPress Developer
7 5 (7.58%) MySQL Developer
7 5 (7.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 5 (7.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) HTML
2 27 (40.91%) CSS
3 19 (28.79%) jQuery
4 18 (27.27%) Symfony
5 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 16 (24.24%) Laravel
6 13 (19.70%) HTML5
7 12 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
7 12 (18.18%) Node.js
8 10 (15.15%) CSS3
8 10 (15.15%) LEMP Stack
9 9 (13.64%) Memcached
9 9 (13.64%) Yii
10 7 (10.61%) Sass
11 5 (7.58%) Ajax
11 5 (7.58%) JSON
11 5 (7.58%) XML
12 4 (6.06%) Sensu
13 3 (4.55%) DOM
13 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Fintech
2 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (69.70%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) CentOS
3 8 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.09%) Windows
5 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.03%) Android
6 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.03%) SUSE
6 2 (3.03%) Unix
7 1 (1.52%) Debian
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Web Development
2 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 18 (27.27%) MVC
3 18 (27.27%) OO
4 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.70%) DevOps
6 10 (15.15%) Release Management
7 9 (13.64%) OOP
7 9 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (13.64%) Refactoring
7 9 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 5 (7.58%) Web Design
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL V3
10 4 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (75.76%) PHP
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) Python
5 10 (15.15%) Java
6 9 (13.64%) Perl
7 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) ES6
10 1 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
1 1 (1.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) NFS
3 3 (4.55%) Samba
3 3 (4.55%) Squid
4 2 (3.03%) KVM
4 2 (3.03%) Shibboleth
4 2 (3.03%) Xen
4 2 (3.03%) XenServer
5 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (27.27%) Ansible
2 16 (24.24%) Puppet
3 15 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (18.18%) Nagios
5 6 (9.09%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.03%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.03%) logstash
6 2 (3.03%) Netcool
7 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.52%) Grafana
7 1 (1.52%) Icinga
7 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.52%) Piwik
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Zend
2 7 (10.61%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Juniper
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Splunk
6 1 (1.52%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) EMC
6 1 (1.52%) F5
6 1 (1.52%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) HP
6 1 (1.52%) Rackspace
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