Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 817 820 756
Rank change year-on-year +3 -64 +37
Contract jobs citing LAPP Stack 37 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.071% 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 39
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +13.90% -9.89%
10th Percentile £388 £306 £338
90th Percentile £575 £550 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +27.50% -1.84% -18.30%
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 29,420 33,132 29,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.44% 33.22% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,548 23,283 20,183
UK median daily rate £490 £470 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.26% +6.82% +3.53%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 338 377
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.26 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +5.64% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £15.38 £15.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £65.68 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 June 2019.

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 8 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 19 June 2019. 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 +9 36 £500 - 3
UK excluding London +4 23 £510 +27.50% 1
London +19 14 £500 - 2
South East +5 12 £550 +25.71%
Midlands +24 10 £413 -15.38%
West Midlands +14 8 £400 -11.11%
East Midlands +27 2 £425 -19.05%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
1 37 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (83.78%) Apache
3 29 (78.38%) Python
4 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (51.35%) DevOps
5 18 (48.65%) JIRA
6 17 (45.95%) Docker
6 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
7 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 14 (37.84%) Bash Shell
8 14 (37.84%) MySQL
8 14 (37.84%) LAMP
9 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 13 (35.14%) Java
9 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (32.43%) nginx
10 12 (32.43%) Windows
10 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
10 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
10 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
11 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
11 11 (29.73%) Oracle
11 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
11 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
11 11 (29.73%) Confluence
12 10 (27.03%) Ruby
12 10 (27.03%) Ansible
13 9 (24.32%) LEMP Stack

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 31 (83.78%) Apache
2 12 (32.43%) nginx
3 11 (29.73%) Confluence
3 11 (29.73%) Tomcat
4 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (18.92%) lighttpd
4 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
5 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
6 5 (13.51%) WordPress
7 3 (8.11%) JBoss
7 3 (8.11%) Mailman
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.81%) Serverless
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DKIM
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) IMAP
3 3 (8.11%) SMTP
4 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (37.84%) MySQL
3 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
4 12 (32.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (21.62%) Hadoop
6 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon QuickSight
8 3 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
8 3 (8.11%) HBase
8 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (8.11%) Parquet
8 3 (8.11%) Presto
9 2 (5.41%) NuoDB
9 2 (5.41%) Redis
9 2 (5.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) JIRA
2 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
3 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (21.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (13.51%) gulp
5 5 (13.51%) PhpStorm
6 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
7 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (8.11%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) git-flow
General
1 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Games
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (8.11%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Scrum Master
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Scrum Master
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) LAMP
2 9 (24.32%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Middleware
4 5 (13.51%) jQuery
4 5 (13.51%) JSON
4 5 (13.51%) Kendo UI
4 5 (13.51%) LDAP
4 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (13.51%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (10.81%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.41%) Kafka
7 2 (5.41%) RAML
7 2 (5.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Equities
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.41%) HP Superdome
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
6 3 (8.11%) SUSE
7 2 (5.41%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (24.32%) Information Security
3 9 (24.32%) Open Source
3 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) Project Roadmap
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Kanban
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Bash Shell
3 13 (35.14%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
5 10 (27.03%) Ruby
6 9 (24.32%) Perl
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) PHP
9 5 (13.51%) Scala
10 4 (10.81%) Groovy
11 2 (5.41%) AWK
11 2 (5.41%) Bourne shell
11 2 (5.41%) C
11 2 (5.41%) C-shell
11 2 (5.41%) sed
11 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
12 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) GDPR
2 7 (18.92%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Docker
2 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) KVM
5 3 (8.11%) Sendmail
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Flume
6 2 (5.41%) HDFS
6 2 (5.41%) NFS
6 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 10 (27.03%) Ansible
3 7 (18.92%) Terraform
4 4 (10.81%) Consul
4 4 (10.81%) Packer
5 3 (8.11%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (8.11%) HAProxy
5 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
6 2 (5.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (5.41%) Nagios
6 2 (5.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Splunk
5 3 (8.11%) Atlassian
5 3 (8.11%) Proofpoint
5 3 (8.11%) TOWER Software
6 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
6 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
6 2 (5.41%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) Virgin Media