Period
to 22 June 2018

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 6 months to 22 June 2018 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
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 287 305
Rank change year-on-year -41 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 57 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.57% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 71
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.19% +9.60%
10th Percentile £304 £268 £244
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -23.81% -

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,121 4,210 4,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.87% 27.22% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,250 2,602 3,066
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 75 110
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £57.50 £55.55
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.37% +9.33% +7.14%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
Thames Valley -7 45 £413 +25.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +19 24 £525 +44.83% 8
Berkshire -13 18 £369 +11.74% 8
West Sussex 0 4 £313 -22.84% 2
Hampshire -20 4 £325 -27.78% 12
Oxfordshire -10 3 £350 +16.67% 5
East Sussex 0 2 £450 +63.64% 5
Kent +11 1 £300 - 1
Surrey -36 1 £500 +33.33% 10
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 42 (73.68%) PHP
2 36 (63.16%) MySQL
2 36 (63.16%) Linux
3 27 (47.37%) HTML
4 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 19 (33.33%) Apache
6 19 (33.33%) CSS
7 18 (31.58%) RESTful
8 16 (28.07%) Open Source
8 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
8 16 (28.07%) jQuery
9 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (24.56%) Docker
10 14 (24.56%) DevOps
10 14 (24.56%) JIRA
10 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (24.56%) Finance
10 14 (24.56%) SQL
11 13 (22.81%) XML
11 13 (22.81%) IBM
12 12 (21.05%) Python
12 12 (21.05%) Web Services
12 12 (21.05%) JSON
12 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
12 12 (21.05%) REST
13 11 (19.30%) Redis
13 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
13 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
13 11 (19.30%) LAPP Stack

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 19 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (15.79%) Confluence
3 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) nginx
4 5 (8.77%) WordPress
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.26%) CMS
5 3 (5.26%) Drupal
6 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
6 2 (3.51%) NetWeaver
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Magento
2 3 (5.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (3.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.79%) OpenShift
3 8 (14.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 7 (12.28%) GitHub
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (8.77%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.02%) SaaS
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) IaaS
8 2 (3.51%) PaaS
9 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DNS
1 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) DVB
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (63.16%) MySQL
2 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
2 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.30%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (19.30%) Redis
3 8 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (14.04%) NuoDB
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) Power BI
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) DB2
5 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.26%) HBase
5 3 (5.26%) Impala
5 3 (5.26%) OLAP
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (5.26%) Pentaho
5 3 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
3 14 (24.56%) JIRA
4 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) gulp
6 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Salesforce Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Magento Developer
5 5 (8.77%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Backend Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Python Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 19 (33.33%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) RESTful
4 16 (28.07%) jQuery
5 13 (22.81%) XML
6 12 (21.05%) JSON
6 12 (21.05%) REST
6 12 (21.05%) Web Services
7 11 (19.30%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (14.04%) Node.js
9 8 (14.04%) RAML
9 8 (14.04%) SOAP
9 8 (14.04%) Swagger
9 8 (14.04%) Visualforce
9 8 (14.04%) YAML
10 7 (12.28%) CSS3
10 7 (12.28%) Laravel
11 6 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
12 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) W3C
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Fintech
4 1 (1.75%) IPTV
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) MPEG
4 1 (1.75%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) DC/OS
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Open Source
2 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) DevOps
3 11 (19.30%) OO
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
5 8 (14.04%) MVC
5 8 (14.04%) OOD
5 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) Analytics
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
7 5 (8.77%) OOP
8 4 (7.02%) Data Security
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Statistics
9 3 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) PHP
2 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.05%) Python
5 10 (17.54%) Ruby
6 8 (14.04%) Apex Code
7 6 (10.53%) Java
8 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.26%) HiveQL
9 3 (5.26%) PHP 7
9 3 (5.26%) Scala
9 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.51%) Groovy
11 1 (1.75%) C#
11 1 (1.75%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) oVirt
2 2 (3.51%) RHEV
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (7.02%) Puppet
4 3 (5.26%) Kibana
4 3 (5.26%) Terraform
5 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.75%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) IBM
2 10 (17.54%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Google
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.26%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Splunk
5 3 (5.26%) Tableau
5 3 (5.26%) Talend
5 3 (5.26%) Twitter
5 3 (5.26%) Zend
6 2 (3.51%) ATG
6 2 (3.51%) Demandware
6 2 (3.51%) hybris
7 1 (1.75%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.75%) New Relic
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) VMware