The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank - 33 31
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.92% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.22% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £175 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
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
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
116 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.10% 36.74% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Cambridge region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Zend
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) mod_perl

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Zend Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Symfony
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Biology
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat