The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 63 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.18% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
184 170 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.00% 25.68% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 112 69
Average daily rate £350 £320 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.93 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.63% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

LAMP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) New Media
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CMS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
2 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend