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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.81% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
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 £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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
122 88 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.75% 32.47% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 99
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) PHP
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 11 (64.71%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Tcl
4 6 (35.29%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) Laravel
7 3 (17.65%) Twitter
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (17.65%) PHP5
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) nginx
7 3 (17.65%) RESTful

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) jQuery
1 3 (17.65%) RESTful
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) Laravel
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) OOP
1 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
1 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
1 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) DSDM
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Tcl
4 4 (23.53%) Python
5 3 (17.65%) PHP5
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Twitter