Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 193 194
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +16
Contract jobs citing LAMP 28 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 6
South West median daily rate £375 £306 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% +6.52% -12.55%
10th Percentile £269 £228 £225
90th Percentile £438 £439 £394
England median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.86 £21.95 £43.25
% change year-on-year -23.20% -49.24% -13.50%

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 1,797 1,394 1,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.36% 26.48% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,205 893 1,037
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £602 £563 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 29
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £27.90 £27.65 £18.64
90th Percentile £64.75 £52.63 £43.05
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -10 10 £313 +2.04% 14
Wiltshire -32 8 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 5 £288 - 4
Somerset - 3 £388 - 7
Devon 0 2 £250 -44.44% 13
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 26 (92.86%) PHP
2 24 (85.71%) Linux
3 23 (82.14%) MySQL
4 19 (67.86%) Apache
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 15 (53.57%) HTML
6 15 (53.57%) CSS
7 10 (35.71%) Unix
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 8 (28.57%) OO
9 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) jQuery
10 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (21.43%) Puppet
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 6 (21.43%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) Web Development
12 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Scrum
12 5 (17.86%) ColdFusion
12 5 (17.86%) Internet
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle
12 5 (17.86%) Python

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 19 (67.86%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.86%) ColdFusion
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) MySQL
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (7.14%) MariaDB
6 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.14%) PostCSS
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) CodeSonar
4 1 (3.57%) git-flow
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.14%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Product Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) CSS
1 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) Laravel
5 4 (14.29%) React
5 4 (14.29%) Symfony
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (10.71%) LDAP
7 2 (7.14%) Handlebars
7 2 (7.14%) RxJS
7 2 (7.14%) Silex
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) User Experience
1 2 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Unix
3 9 (32.14%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) CentOS
5 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.71%) Debian
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Android
8 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
3 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) API Development
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) OO PHP
5 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Programming
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
6 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) PHP
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) ES6
6 2 (7.14%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SANS
5 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.71%) NFS
2 3 (10.71%) Samba
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) Salt
4 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) QNAP
4 1 (3.57%) SAP