The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 27 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.62% 6.98% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 17.31% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 38.74% 40.31% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 41
Average daily rate £300 £335 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
East Sussex

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 26 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (90.91%) MySQL
3 18 (81.82%) MVC
4 16 (72.73%) jQuery
5 15 (68.18%) OOP
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
9 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (9.09%) XML
10 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
10 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
10 1 (4.55%) JIRA
10 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.55%) WordPress
10 1 (4.55%) Twitter
10 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.55%) Basecamp
10 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.09%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.55%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL Developer
2 3 (13.64%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Joomla! Developer
3 2 (9.09%) PHP Joomla! Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (72.73%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) MVC
2 15 (68.18%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Twitter