The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 85 72 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.099% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 0.37% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £261
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+118.46% +8.33%
LAMP
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 269 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.43% 26.69% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 103
Average daily rate £375 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 4 £425 - 7
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Apache
3 8 (47.06%) Ruby
4 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) WFM
5 6 (35.29%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) Product Management
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
6 5 (29.41%) Squid
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (29.41%) PHP
6 5 (29.41%) LDAP
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (29.41%) Postfix
6 5 (29.41%) Sendmail
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (52.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Route 53
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LDAP
2 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Ruby Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Support
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 6 (35.29%) CSS3
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Product Management
2 6 (35.29%) WFM
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Squid
1 5 (29.41%) Postfix
1 5 (29.41%) Sendmail
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) NFS
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
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