Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LAPP Stack skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAPP Stack over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

LAPP Stack (Linux, Apache, PostgreSQL, PHP/Perl/Python)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 803 763
Rank change year-on-year +2 -40 +73
Contract jobs citing LAPP Stack 83 64 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.20% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 90
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £353 £250 £320
90th Percentile £580 £638 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £413
% change year-on-year +8.11% -10.30% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,972 32,016 32,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.89% 32.21% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,324 22,443 22,519
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 371 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £15.24 £18.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.50 £52.50 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.15 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.53% -3.94%

LAPP Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LAPP Stack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LAPP Stack in the UK

LAPP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAPP Stack in the UK

LAPP Stack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAPP Stack over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAPP Stack in the UK

LAPP Stack
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAPP Stack.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAPP Stack in the UK

LAPP Stack
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAPP Stack within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 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
England +15 79 £475 +18.75% 24
UK excluding London +15 53 £400 +8.11% 24
London -30 30 £500 +9.29% 6
South East 0 23 £400 - 4
East of England +4 12 £475 +28.38% 2
North of England -21 10 £400 +14.29% 10
North West - 6 £475 - 7
Scotland - 4 £400 - 5
South West -12 3 £375 +7.14%
North East -1 2 £313 -3.85%
Yorkshire -17 2 £381 +1.67% 3
Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAPP Stack 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 with a requirement for LAPP Stack.

1 83 (100.00%) Linux
1 83 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (81.93%) Python
3 66 (79.52%) Apache
4 50 (60.24%) Bash Shell
5 48 (57.83%) Ansible
6 45 (54.22%) Jenkins
7 41 (49.40%) MySQL
7 41 (49.40%) LAMP
8 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
9 37 (44.58%) Git (software)
10 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (43.37%) SQL
11 35 (42.17%) Docker
12 34 (40.96%) Perl
13 31 (37.35%) DevOps
13 31 (37.35%) Puppet
14 29 (34.94%) nginx
14 29 (34.94%) Ruby
15 28 (33.73%) VMware
15 28 (33.73%) JIRA
16 27 (32.53%) Oracle
16 27 (32.53%) Tomcat
16 27 (32.53%) Red Hat
17 26 (31.33%) MongoDB
18 25 (30.12%) CentOS
19 24 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
19 24 (28.92%) DNS
20 23 (27.71%) Firewall
21 20 (24.10%) OpenStack

LAPP Stack
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 66 (79.52%) Apache
2 29 (34.94%) nginx
3 27 (32.53%) Tomcat
4 20 (24.10%) Confluence
4 20 (24.10%) OpenStack
5 10 (12.05%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (12.05%) WordPress
6 6 (7.23%) JBoss
7 5 (6.02%) lighttpd
8 3 (3.61%) IIS
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Solr
9 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (1.20%) Jetty
10 1 (1.20%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (16.87%) OpenShift
3 7 (8.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.41%) GitHub
6 2 (2.41%) Route 53
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.20%) Linode
7 1 (1.20%) PaaS
7 1 (1.20%) Serverless
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) DNS
2 23 (27.71%) Firewall
3 15 (18.07%) SSL
4 9 (10.84%) Unicast
5 6 (7.23%) NAS
5 6 (7.23%) SAN
6 5 (6.02%) HTTP
6 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.82%) DSL
7 4 (4.82%) Internet
8 3 (3.61%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.41%) VPN
9 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.20%) IPsec
10 1 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (49.40%) MySQL
3 26 (31.33%) MongoDB
4 18 (21.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
6 13 (15.66%) Hadoop
7 11 (13.25%) NoSQL
7 11 (13.25%) Redis
8 9 (10.84%) Big Data
8 9 (10.84%) NuoDB
9 8 (9.64%) DB2
9 8 (9.64%) HBase
10 7 (8.43%) icCube
10 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
11 6 (7.23%) KDB
12 2 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (1.20%) Impala
13 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) Jenkins
2 37 (44.58%) Git (software)
3 28 (33.73%) JIRA
4 19 (22.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (16.87%) Vagrant
6 11 (13.25%) PhpStorm
7 10 (12.05%) gulp
8 9 (10.84%) Subversion
9 7 (8.43%) Artifactory
10 6 (7.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (7.23%) GitLab
11 2 (2.41%) Selenium
12 1 (1.20%) Gerrit
12 1 (1.20%) Gradle
12 1 (1.20%) Maven
12 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Developer
2 23 (27.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Administrator
4 11 (13.25%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.05%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (9.64%) Python Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.43%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Python Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Perl Developer
9 5 (6.02%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (6.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (6.02%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.02%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) LAMP
2 16 (19.28%) Kafka
3 14 (16.87%) LEMP Stack
3 14 (16.87%) Web Services
4 13 (15.66%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (14.46%) CSS
5 12 (14.46%) LDAP
6 11 (13.25%) jQuery
6 11 (13.25%) Middleware
6 11 (13.25%) REST
7 10 (12.05%) Kendo UI
7 10 (12.05%) SOAP
7 10 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (10.84%) JSON
8 9 (10.84%) RAML
8 9 (10.84%) RESTful
8 9 (10.84%) Swagger
8 9 (10.84%) XML
8 9 (10.84%) YAML
9 7 (8.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) PKI
2 8 (9.64%) Equities
3 7 (8.43%) Clustering
4 5 (6.02%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) CentOS
3 18 (21.69%) Windows
4 15 (18.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.66%) Unix
6 7 (8.43%) VMS
7 5 (6.02%) Debian
7 5 (6.02%) FreeBSD
7 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.82%) Solaris
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) DevOps
2 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (22.89%) Open Source
3 16 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (12.05%) Web Development
6 9 (10.84%) Analytics
6 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (10.84%) ETL
6 9 (10.84%) ITIL
7 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.43%) Change Control
8 7 (8.43%) Concurrent Programming
8 7 (8.43%) Memory Management
8 7 (8.43%) OO
8 7 (8.43%) OOD
9 6 (7.23%) High Availability
9 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (81.93%) Python
2 50 (60.24%) Bash Shell
3 38 (45.78%) JavaScript
4 36 (43.37%) SQL
5 34 (40.96%) Perl
6 29 (34.94%) Ruby
7 16 (19.28%) PHP
8 15 (18.07%) Shell Script
9 11 (13.25%) Java
10 8 (9.64%) Go
11 7 (8.43%) C
11 7 (8.43%) C#
12 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.20%) HiveQL
14 1 (1.20%) Jython
14 1 (1.20%) Scala
14 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.20%) RHCE
4 1 (1.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) MiFID
1 8 (9.64%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (42.17%) Docker
2 19 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (8.43%) Apache Flume
5 6 (7.23%) NFS
6 5 (6.02%) Postfix
6 5 (6.02%) Varnish
7 3 (3.61%) iptables
7 3 (3.61%) Samba
7 3 (3.61%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.41%) Gluster
8 2 (2.41%) Xen
9 1 (1.20%) Squid
9 1 (1.20%) vCloud
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (57.83%) Ansible
2 31 (37.35%) Puppet
3 24 (28.92%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (22.89%) Kubernetes
4 19 (22.89%) Nagios
5 15 (18.07%) ZABBIX
6 14 (16.87%) Salt
7 13 (15.66%) Terraform
8 7 (8.43%) HAProxy
9 5 (6.02%) Cacti
10 4 (4.82%) Kibana
10 4 (4.82%) logstash
10 4 (4.82%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (4.82%) Prometheus
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (4.82%) Xymon
11 1 (1.20%) Graphite
11 1 (1.20%) OpenNMS
11 1 (1.20%) Packer
11 1 (1.20%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) VMware
2 27 (32.53%) Oracle
2 27 (32.53%) Red Hat
3 17 (20.48%) IBM
4 12 (14.46%) CheckPoint
4 12 (14.46%) NetApp
5 8 (9.64%) Google
6 7 (8.43%) Perforce
6 7 (8.43%) Sybase
6 7 (8.43%) Vertica
7 6 (7.23%) ServiceNow
7 6 (7.23%) webMethods
8 4 (4.82%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.41%) Cisco
10 2 (2.41%) SaltStack
11 1 (1.20%) Nokia
11 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.20%) Sun
11 1 (1.20%) Talend