The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 113 123 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.59% 1.49% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£350 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
LAMP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 538 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.45% 19.30% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 308 237
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 40
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Reading +16 10 £350 +55.55% 6
Slough -4 1 £238 -22.44% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 20 (54.05%) MySQL
3 19 (51.35%) PHP
4 17 (45.95%) Apache
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Information Security
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) Project Management
6 10 (27.03%) DevOps
7 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
7 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) Open Source
8 8 (21.62%) Drupal
8 8 (21.62%) Puppet
8 8 (21.62%) Perl
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
8 8 (21.62%) Internet
9 7 (18.92%) HTTP
9 7 (18.92%) UNIX
9 7 (18.92%) REST
9 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) KVM

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (45.95%) Apache
2 8 (21.62%) Drupal
3 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 5 (13.51%) DNS
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
5 2 (5.41%) Intranet
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
5 2 (5.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) LDAP
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) PBX
6 1 (2.70%) VoIP
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.70%) IPv6
6 1 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (54.05%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
4 5 (13.51%) Subversion
5 4 (10.81%) Selenium
6 2 (5.41%) Hudson
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (13.51%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (24.32%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) XML
3 7 (18.92%) REST
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) XHTML
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) YUI
6 3 (8.11%) Ext JS
6 3 (8.11%) HTML5
6 3 (8.11%) CSS3
6 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.41%) .NET
7 2 (5.41%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.70%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Android
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Debian
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Scrum
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
2 10 (27.03%) DevOps
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Product Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) PHP
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) Perl
4 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) RHCE
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) Samba
2 1 (2.70%) XenServer
2 1 (2.70%) Postfix
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Zend