The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 31 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.93% 8.82% 3.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 23.81% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 63 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 35.91% 37.06% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) OOP
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 12 (85.71%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) Web Development
3 11 (78.57%) jQuery
4 10 (71.43%) Ajax
4 10 (71.43%) HTML5
4 10 (71.43%) Apache
4 10 (71.43%) CSS3
4 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) XPath
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) QA
7 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (7.14%) PHP5
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 10 (71.43%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Web Developer
3 10 (71.43%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (71.43%) Front-End Web Developer
4 7 (50.00%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (21.43%) UI Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Front-End Developer
5 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Head of Technology
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
1 12 (85.71%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) Ajax
3 10 (71.43%) HTML5
3 10 (71.43%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) OOP
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
3 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) XPath
3 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA