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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 98 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 23 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 0.43% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 1.79% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
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£313 £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £261
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - £28.50
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
508 616 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.97% 24.02% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 340 233
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £249 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
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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 +6 10 £250 -16.66%
Maidenhead +7 8 £275 - 1
Reading +9 3 £275 -15.38% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (82.14%) PHP
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Apache
3 15 (53.57%) MySQL
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (28.57%) Internet
6 8 (28.57%) Open Source
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (21.43%) DevOps
8 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Product Management
9 5 (17.86%) Drupal
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (17.86%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (17.86%) KVM
9 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
9 5 (17.86%) Puppet
9 5 (17.86%) REST
9 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) SSL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (53.57%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) Drupal
2 5 (17.86%) IIS
3 4 (14.29%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Internet
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) SSL
3 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
5 2 (7.14%) Intranet
5 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) PHP Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
5 3 (10.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.57%) Symfony
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
4 5 (17.86%) Product Management
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) DRM
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) PHP
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.71%) Python
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) KVM
2 2 (7.14%) Xen
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.14%) Plesk
4 1 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Zend
4 1 (3.57%) Percona
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