Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 188 183
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 23 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 0.91% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
South West median daily rate £331 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +9.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £269 £210 £200
90th Percentile £406 £375 £475
England median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year -18.97% -37.63% -

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 1,617 1,431 1,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.39% 26.22% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 899 1,173
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £292 £287 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 33
South West median hourly rate £44.75 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +22.58% -7.74%
10th Percentile £35.25 £31.25 £18.64
90th Percentile £66.00 £55.25 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -5 8 £369 +11.32% 15
Somerset - 7 £388 - 2
Gloucestershire 0 5 £300 +29.03% 11
Wiltshire -8 2 - - 5
LAMP
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 21 (91.30%) MySQL
3 17 (73.91%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) Apache
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Web Development
8 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 7 (30.43%) Puppet
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 6 (26.09%) CSS3
9 6 (26.09%) React
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) Symfony
10 5 (21.74%) OO PHP
11 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
11 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
11 4 (17.39%) Functional Programming
11 4 (17.39%) ES6
11 4 (17.39%) RxJS
11 4 (17.39%) PostCSS
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Magento
11 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V

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 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) PostCSS
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) LAMP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) PHP Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Product Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) CSS3
3 6 (26.09%) React
4 5 (21.74%) Symfony
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) RxJS
6 3 (13.04%) Handlebars
6 3 (13.04%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (13.04%) Laravel
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) Twig
6 3 (13.04%) Vue.js
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) Doctrine
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) Node.js
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) CentOS
3 3 (13.04%) Debian
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
4 2 (8.70%) Android
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Web Development
2 6 (26.09%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 5 (21.74%) OO PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Programming
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Security Hardening
6 2 (8.70%) API Development
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 2 (8.70%) Progressive Web App
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.35%) Kanban
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) PHP
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) ES6
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) R
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) NFS
2 3 (13.04%) Samba
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) WooCommerce
2 1 (4.35%) Zend