Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 November 2017 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 103 120
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.33% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.74% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Wales median daily rate £363 £350 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -13.04% +23.85%
10th Percentile £351 £275 £385
90th Percentile £449 £415 £421
UK median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £29.88 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -30.92% -13.50% -29.58%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 379 408 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.66% 28.65% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 301 423
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £294 £239
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

LAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for LAMP in Wales

LAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LAMP in Wales

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
South Wales +13 4 £363 +3.57% 4
LAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for LAMP.

1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Postfix
1 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) iptables
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

LAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Support
1 2 (50.00%) Unix Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) iptables
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) Postfix
1 3 (75.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (75.00%) SolarWinds