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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 115 118 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 1.84% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 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 £336 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-37.67% +192.78%
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
639 544 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.66% 19.20% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 320 216
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 61
Average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 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 30 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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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
Reading +11 8 £350 +100.00% 4
Slough -5 1 £238 +5.55% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) MySQL
3 16 (51.61%) PHP
4 15 (48.39%) Apache
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
6 10 (32.26%) Information Security
7 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (29.03%) DevOps
8 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) XML
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Drupal
9 7 (22.58%) Puppet
10 6 (19.35%) REST
10 6 (19.35%) Open Source
10 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
10 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 6 (19.35%) Perl
10 6 (19.35%) Java
10 6 (19.35%) HTTP
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Internet
11 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
11 5 (16.13%) Back Office

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (48.39%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) Drupal
3 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) PBX
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.23%) OSPF
4 1 (3.23%) BGP
4 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) Hudson
5 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (16.13%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Linux Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Products Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
2 7 (22.58%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 5 (16.13%) XHTML
5 4 (12.90%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) Ext JS
6 3 (9.68%) HTML5
6 3 (9.68%) CSS3
6 3 (9.68%) YUI
6 3 (9.68%) CSS
6 3 (9.68%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) CentOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Debian
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) Information Security
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Identity Management
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Product Marketing
8 1 (3.23%) Product Management
8 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) PHP
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 6 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
2 1 (3.23%) Samba
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Postfix
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
2 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) Salt
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat