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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank - 107 122
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.58% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.62% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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%
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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
562 535 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 22.04% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 262 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) B2C
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (28.57%) WordPress
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
1 2 (28.57%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) CMS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Rackspace