Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 184 178
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -9
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 1.37% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 17
South West median daily rate £300 £316 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -1.17% -20.00%
10th Percentile £221 £233 £210
90th Percentile £393 £414 £563
England median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 1,414 1,534 1,579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.69% 27.90% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 972 1,084
South West median daily rate £411 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £263
90th Percentile £559 £536 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 64
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% +5.99%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £22.20
90th Percentile £52.00 £54.50 £57.00
England median hourly rate £41.52 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.51% +8.00% +4.17%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Somerset - 4 £331 - 4
Bristol -10 3 £363 +7.41% 7
Gloucestershire +2 2 £300 +13.21% 7
Wiltshire +3 1 - - 1
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Magento
6 3 (27.27%) Symfony
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Apple
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) GitHub
7 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
7 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
7 2 (18.18%) React
7 2 (18.18%) ES6
7 2 (18.18%) RxJS
7 2 (18.18%) Front End Development

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) PostCSS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) Handlebars
4 2 (18.18%) React
4 2 (18.18%) RxJS
4 2 (18.18%) Twig
4 2 (18.18%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Laravel
5 1 (9.09%) REST
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Progressive Web App
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) ES6
3 2 (18.18%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) WooCommerce
2 1 (9.09%) Zend