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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 124 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.57% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 2.40% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
Median daily rate £323 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.11% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -4.28% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00

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 781 709 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 29.64% 23.70% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 521
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.39 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LAMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 4 £373 +36.69% 4
Gloucestershire 0 2 £320 +19.62% 7
Wiltshire -9 2 £295 -39.48%
Cornwall - 1 - -
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Laravel
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
7 2 (20.00%) Zend
7 2 (20.00%) WordPress
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) OOP
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Perl

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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) SMTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Redmine
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) jQuery
2 3 (30.00%) Laravel
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SAML
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Doctrine
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SANS
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Shibboleth
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Dell
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Gemalto
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
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