The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Cambridge 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 43 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.09% - 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% - 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£434 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
178 113 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.95% 28.54% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 49 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 29
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
LAMP
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) PHP
2 14 (77.78%) MySQL
3 12 (66.67%) Web Services
3 12 (66.67%) Nagios
3 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) OO
4 11 (61.11%) Apache
4 11 (61.11%) XHTML
4 11 (61.11%) Ajax
4 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
4 11 (61.11%) PHP5
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) WordPress
4 11 (61.11%) Android
4 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
4 11 (61.11%) Android Development
4 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (5.56%) Puppet
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Apache
1 11 (61.11%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) concrete5
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) XHTML
2 11 (61.11%) Ajax
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Ubuntu
2 11 (61.11%) Android
2 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) Android Development
1 11 (61.11%) iOS Development
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) DSDM
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) PHP5
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Munin
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Percona
1 1 (5.56%) Rackspace
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