The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Buckinghamshire 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 74 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 1.55% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £240 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £260 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £340 £311
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
273 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.75% 23.26% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 132
Average daily rate £330 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 3 £275 - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) Squid
2 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Postfix
2 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LDAP
1 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) CakePHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CSS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) LESS
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
2 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (10.00%) MooTools
2 1 (10.00%) WAMP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) NFS
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Squid
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) Postfix
1 4 (40.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com