Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 174 170
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 -65
Contract jobs citing LAMP 21 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 2.25% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 29
South West median daily rate £316 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.76% -13.69% +12.00%
10th Percentile £233 £210 £275
90th Percentile £414 £563 £475
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £48.25 -
% change year-on-year -17.10% - -

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 West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1513 1555 1670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 27.58% 25.80% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 1086 1124
South West median daily rate £400 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -2.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £265
90th Percentile £525 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 74
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +6.31% +10.07%
10th Percentile £31.25 £20.45 £21.68
90th Percentile £54.50 £56.80 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAMP in the South West

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Bristol +6 12 £338 +5.47% 5
Gloucestershire +10 5 £265 -0.93% 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £295 -37.89% 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 15 (71.43%) PHP
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 11 (52.38%) CSS
6 10 (47.62%) Apache
6 10 (47.62%) Web Development
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 6 (28.57%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) Python
9 6 (28.57%) OOP
10 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) HTML5
10 5 (23.81%) Laravel
10 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
11 4 (19.05%) Drupal
11 4 (19.05%) WordPress
11 4 (19.05%) CSS3
11 4 (19.05%) Firewall
11 4 (19.05%) Sass
11 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
12 3 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
12 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
12 3 (14.29%) Debian
12 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (47.62%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) Drupal
2 4 (19.05%) WordPress
3 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.52%) CMS
4 2 (9.52%) GlassFish
4 2 (9.52%) nginx
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Redis
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Redmine
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 4 (19.05%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 3 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) CMS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
2 11 (52.38%) CSS
3 6 (28.57%) REST
4 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Laravel
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) Sass
6 3 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (9.52%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (9.52%) FFmpeg
7 2 (9.52%) jQuery
7 2 (9.52%) JSON
7 2 (9.52%) Memcached
7 2 (9.52%) OpenCV
7 2 (9.52%) React
7 2 (9.52%) React Native
7 2 (9.52%) SAML
7 2 (9.52%) Symfony
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
3 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 3 (14.29%) Debian
3 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Web Development
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) API Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (9.52%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Pay per click
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) PHP
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) ES6
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SANS
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Shibboleth
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) pfSense
3 1 (4.76%) Varnish
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Plesk
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Bcfg2
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) F5
2 2 (9.52%) Gemalto
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Zend
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.76%) Panasonic
3 1 (4.76%) Sophos