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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 28 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.30% 1.14% 7.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.44% 3.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
East Sussex

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
82 100 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 53.25% 38.02% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 32
Average daily rate £350 £290 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) MySQL
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
4 8 (72.73%) Marketing
4 8 (72.73%) jQuery
5 7 (63.64%) Ajax
5 7 (63.64%) HTML5
6 6 (54.55%) CSS3
6 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
7 4 (36.36%) CMS
7 4 (36.36%) Drupal
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (27.27%) Web Development
8 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 2 (18.18%) Magento
9 2 (18.18%) JIRA
9 2 (18.18%) WordPress
9 2 (18.18%) Apache
10 1 (9.09%) CRM
10 1 (9.09%) Siebel
10 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (9.09%) Games
10 1 (9.09%) Linux
10 1 (9.09%) OO
10 1 (9.09%) Java
10 1 (9.09%) Oracle
10 1 (9.09%) Mason

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
2 1 (9.09%) BigMachines
2 1 (9.09%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Web Developer
3 7 (63.64%) PHP Developer
4 4 (36.36%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (27.27%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (27.27%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Magento Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) Ajax
4 7 (63.64%) HTML5
5 6 (54.55%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Mason
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) PHP
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Apex Code
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Siebel