The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 25 30
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.98% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.41% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £243 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.25

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 51.46% 18.05% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 36
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset