Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 188 191
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 30 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 0.89% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
South West median daily rate £375 £306 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -10.91% -23.61%
10th Percentile £275 £211 £207
90th Percentile £438 £375 £479
England median daily rate £425 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £29.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -37.63% -7.00%

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 1,753 1,456 1,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.82% 25.83% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,165 928 1,168
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £575 £534 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 22
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24.73 £33.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £62.69 £58.75 £53.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -6 9 £363 +11.54% 14
Wiltshire - 9 £425 -
Gloucestershire -5 6 £300 +50.00% 3
Somerset - 4 £388 - 8
Devon - 1 £250 - 6
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 28 (93.33%) PHP
2 27 (90.00%) MySQL
3 23 (76.67%) Linux
4 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (60.00%) Apache
6 16 (53.33%) CSS
6 16 (53.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) Unix
7 10 (33.33%) OO
7 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 9 (30.00%) jQuery
9 8 (26.67%) Web Development
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet
10 7 (23.33%) HTML5
10 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
11 6 (20.00%) OOP
11 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (20.00%) CSS3
11 6 (20.00%) React
11 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
12 5 (16.67%) Laravel

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 18 (60.00%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (16.67%) ColdFusion
4 4 (13.33%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.33%) CMS
5 1 (3.33%) Confluence
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.33%) HipChat
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) SSL
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (90.00%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) PostCSS
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) CodeSonar
4 1 (3.33%) git-flow
4 1 (3.33%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (13.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Product Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) CSS
1 16 (53.33%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) CSS3
4 6 (20.00%) React
4 6 (20.00%) XML
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.67%) Laravel
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) RxJS
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Handlebars
7 3 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (10.00%) LDAP
7 3 (10.00%) Symfony
7 3 (10.00%) Twig
7 3 (10.00%) Vue.js
8 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.33%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.00%) Android
6 3 (10.00%) Debian
6 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) OOP
4 5 (16.67%) OO PHP
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Change Control
5 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.33%) Functional Programming
6 3 (10.00%) API Development
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) Security Hardening
7 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) Progressive Web App
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) PHP
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) ES6
5 4 (13.33%) Perl
5 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) R
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SANS
4 1 (3.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) NFS
2 3 (10.00%) Samba
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 4 (13.33%) Data Guard
2 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Salt
3 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) QNAP
5 1 (3.33%) WooCommerce
5 1 (3.33%) Zend