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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 74 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 1.08% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£388 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
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
223 279 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.68% 25.53% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 136
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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
Aylesbury - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 4
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Postfix
3 9 (40.91%) Sendmail
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 9 (40.91%) LDAP
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
3 9 (40.91%) Squid
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) NFS
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 6 (27.27%) WFM
6 6 (27.27%) Retail
6 6 (27.27%) NetApp
6 6 (27.27%) HP
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) SugarCRM
3 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LDAP
2 8 (36.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Ruby Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Programmer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Linux Support
5 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML5
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
4 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) MooTools
6 1 (4.55%) WAMP
6 1 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (4.55%) XML-RPC
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
6 1 (4.55%) LESS
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) CentOS
3 9 (40.91%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) WFM
3 6 (27.27%) Product Management
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Ruby
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Squid
1 9 (40.91%) Postfix
1 9 (40.91%) Sendmail
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) NFS
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.55%) Pardot
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe