Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 847 745
Rank change year-on-year +2 -102 +98
Contract jobs citing LAPP Stack 58 49 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.15% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 91
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £318 £233 £375
90th Percentile £587 £638 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +8.11% -12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 -
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 36,195 33,029 31,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.19% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,596 23,345 21,968
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 362 358
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £17.78 £14.56
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.45 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

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 16 December 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 11 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 16 December 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 +2 54 £475 +11.76% 20
UK excluding London +19 37 £400 +8.11% 15
London -1 21 £500 +2.56% 5
East of England +8 12 £475 +28.38% 2
North of England -6 9 £430 +32.31% 8
South East -11 8 £400 -3.03% 3
North West - 7 £400 - 5
Scotland - 4 £400 -
South West -23 3 £375 +36.36% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £434 - 3
Midlands - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
1 58 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (91.38%) Apache
3 46 (79.31%) Python
4 43 (74.14%) Bash Shell
4 43 (74.14%) Ansible
5 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
6 30 (51.72%) Puppet
6 30 (51.72%) nginx
7 29 (50.00%) DevOps
8 28 (48.28%) Docker
8 28 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
9 27 (46.55%) Red Hat
10 26 (44.83%) MySQL
10 26 (44.83%) LAMP
11 24 (41.38%) VMware
11 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
11 24 (41.38%) DNS
12 23 (39.66%) CentOS
13 21 (36.21%) Perl
14 20 (34.48%) Ruby
14 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
15 19 (32.76%) Oracle
16 18 (31.03%) Tomcat
16 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (31.03%) Salt
16 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
17 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (29.31%) Firewall

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 53 (91.38%) Apache
2 30 (51.72%) nginx
3 18 (31.03%) Tomcat
4 13 (22.41%) Confluence
4 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
5 9 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (15.52%) WordPress
6 6 (10.34%) JBoss
7 3 (5.17%) lighttpd
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.72%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 28 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.72%) G Suite
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) DNS
2 17 (29.31%) Firewall
3 16 (27.59%) SSL
4 9 (15.52%) Unicast
5 6 (10.34%) HTTP
5 6 (10.34%) Internet
5 6 (10.34%) NAS
5 6 (10.34%) SAN
5 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.90%) DSL
7 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.72%) IPsec
8 1 (1.72%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
8 1 (1.72%) VLAN
8 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (44.83%) MySQL
3 16 (27.59%) MongoDB
4 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
5 10 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.07%) Redis
8 6 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
10 3 (5.17%) NuoDB
11 2 (3.45%) Big Data
11 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.72%) HBase
12 1 (1.72%) icCube
12 1 (1.72%) Informix
12 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Jenkins
2 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 16 (27.59%) JIRA
4 15 (25.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (22.41%) Vagrant
6 10 (17.24%) PhpStorm
7 9 (15.52%) gulp
8 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (8.62%) GitLab
10 4 (6.90%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.45%) Selenium
12 1 (1.72%) Gradle
12 1 (1.72%) Hudson
12 1 (1.72%) Maven
12 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (17.24%) Banking
2 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Python Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) LAMP
2 16 (27.59%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 10 (17.24%) LDAP
5 9 (15.52%) jQuery
5 9 (15.52%) Kendo UI
5 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (13.79%) Middleware
7 6 (10.34%) Java EE
7 6 (10.34%) Servlets
7 6 (10.34%) WSGI
8 5 (8.62%) JMS
8 5 (8.62%) REST
8 5 (8.62%) Web Services
9 4 (6.90%) SOAP
9 4 (6.90%) XML
10 3 (5.17%) HTML
10 3 (5.17%) JSON
10 3 (5.17%) RESTful
10 3 (5.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) PKI
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Equities
3 1 (1.72%) Fintech
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) CentOS
3 14 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (17.24%) Unix
5 9 (15.52%) Windows
6 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 5 (8.62%) FreeBSD
8 4 (6.90%) Debian
8 4 (6.90%) Solaris
9 1 (1.72%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.72%) VMS
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) DevOps
2 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (20.69%) Open Source
4 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
5 9 (15.52%) Web Development
6 8 (13.79%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
8 6 (10.34%) Change Control
8 6 (10.34%) High Availability
8 6 (10.34%) Load Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.62%) Patch Management
10 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.90%) Kanban
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) Python
2 43 (74.14%) Bash Shell
3 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 21 (36.21%) Perl
5 20 (34.48%) Ruby
6 16 (27.59%) PHP
7 15 (25.86%) SQL
8 10 (17.24%) Java
9 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.45%) Go
12 1 (1.72%) C
12 1 (1.72%) C#
12 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 7 (12.07%) MiFID
System Software
1 28 (48.28%) Docker
2 17 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
4 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.90%) NFS
6 3 (5.17%) Postfix
6 3 (5.17%) Samba
6 3 (5.17%) Varnish
6 3 (5.17%) VMware NSX
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (74.14%) Ansible
2 30 (51.72%) Puppet
3 27 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
4 18 (31.03%) Salt
5 16 (27.59%) Nagios
6 13 (22.41%) Terraform
6 13 (22.41%) ZABBIX
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (6.90%) Prometheus
7 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (6.90%) Xymon
8 3 (5.17%) Cacti
9 1 (1.72%) Kibana
9 1 (1.72%) Opsview
9 1 (1.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Red Hat
2 24 (41.38%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Oracle
4 12 (20.69%) CheckPoint
4 12 (20.69%) NetApp
5 9 (15.52%) IBM
6 6 (10.34%) ServiceNow
6 6 (10.34%) webMethods
7 2 (3.45%) Google
7 2 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.72%) Apple
8 1 (1.72%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.72%) Nokia
8 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.72%) Sun
8 1 (1.72%) Sybase
8 1 (1.72%) Vertica