The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank - 58 39
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.01% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.89% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Average daily rate - £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.55%
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
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 242 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.33% 35.07% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 136 85
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £55.00 £43.75 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +23.23%
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 Cambridgeshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Zend
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Laravel
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) mod_perl
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (50.00%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Laravel
5 1 (16.67%) mod_perl
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Biology
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat