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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 37 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.15% 3.51% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 9.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £331 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +6.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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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
108 141 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.95% 38.11% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) PHPUnit
2 3 (37.50%) PHP5
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) DSDM
3 2 (25.00%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) PHP Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) OOP
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) DSDM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) PHP5
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Twitter