Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 191 201
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -102
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.75% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
South West median daily rate £306 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -10.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £228 £245 £221
90th Percentile £439 £429 £475
England median daily rate £375 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.95 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -49.24% -13.50% +25.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,353 1,457 1,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.67% 27.20% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 1,038 1,236
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £538 £508
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 73
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +5.59%
10th Percentile £27.65 £18.64 £31.05
90th Percentile £52.63 £43.05 £57.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Bristol -17 2 £306 +11.36% 6
Wiltshire +10 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 £225 -
Devon - 1 £450 - 9
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 5
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) WordPress
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) CSS

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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) Route 53
2 1 (16.67%) Serverless
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) IPv4
2 1 (16.67%) IPv6
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Laravel
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) GlusterFS
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Bcfg2
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) OSSEC
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) New Relic