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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 46 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 17 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.31% 0.44% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.85% 1.12% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £236 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.44% -35.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £260
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +18.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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
248 268 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.74% 39.70% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 103 101
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 23
Average hourly rate £42.38 £39.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.65% +45.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £36.50 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £43.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 11 £320 - 1
Peterborough +6 1 £338 +22.72%
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 17 (73.91%) PHP
2 15 (65.22%) MySQL
3 11 (47.83%) Perl
4 10 (43.48%) Tcl
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Apache
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) Symfony
8 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Bower
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
9 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
9 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
9 4 (17.39%) Redis
9 4 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (17.39%) Grunt
9 4 (17.39%) Yeoman
10 3 (13.04%) Project Management
10 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.04%) Python

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) PHPUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Grunt
1 4 (17.39%) Yeoman
1 4 (17.39%) Bower
2 1 (4.35%) Behat
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Symfony
2 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
2 4 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Gearman
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Open Source
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) DSDM
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) PHP
2 11 (47.83%) Perl
3 10 (43.48%) Tcl
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Zend