The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 116 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 0.73% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 548 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.83% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 274 239
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £30.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 4 £275 -21.42% 2
Reading +2 3 £325 - 5
Maidenhead - 2 £325 - 1
Newbury - 1 £325 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP.

1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (89.47%) MySQL
3 12 (63.16%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) CSS
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Apache
8 6 (31.58%) XML
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Drupal
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) BDD
9 5 (26.32%) TDD
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
9 5 (26.32%) OO
10 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
10 4 (21.05%) SOAP
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) Ajax
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) PHPUnit
10 4 (21.05%) Behat
11 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (15.79%) JSON
11 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
11 3 (15.79%) Internet

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing LAMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Drupal
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) Confluence
4 1 (5.26%) nginx
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) PHPUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Behat
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) PHP Developer
3 6 (31.58%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Web Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (10.53%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) CSS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 11 (57.89%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 2 (10.53%) Symfony
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) CSS3
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.26%) MooTools
7 1 (5.26%) WAMP
7 1 (5.26%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (26.32%) BDD
1 5 (26.32%) TDD
1 5 (26.32%) OOP
1 5 (26.32%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PHP5
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Python
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Xen
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Plesk
2 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
3 1 (5.26%) Percona
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
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