Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 January 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.23% 1.01% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 3.31% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +22.73% -26.67%
10th Percentile £363 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £469 £288
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.95 - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 82 121 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.48% 30.56% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 82 87
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £348 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +2.21% +4.62%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +35.56% -21.58% -3.56%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing LAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Staffordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAMP in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Staffordshire

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAMP in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAMP in Staffordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Tamworth - 5 £400 -
LAMP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) FMCG
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) PHP 7

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 3 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Administrator
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Systems Administrator
4 2 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Project Administrator
4 2 (33.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PHP 7
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle