The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 East Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 86 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.46% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.02% 1.78% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £273 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
445 338 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.59% 26.18% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 179 181
Average daily rate £300 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.60 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
England

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 5 £350 - 5
Lincolnshire -5 2 £250 -15.25%
Leicestershire -16 1 £375 +41.50% 4
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) MySQL
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) XHTML
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 3 (18.75%) SEO
6 3 (18.75%) CMS
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) Android Development
6 3 (18.75%) Umbraco

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (18.75%) CMS
1 3 (18.75%) Umbraco
1 3 (18.75%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) Xcode
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Flash Builder
General
1 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Web Developer
3 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) SOAP
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) XML
4 3 (18.75%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 2 (12.50%) J2ME
5 2 (12.50%) Flash
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) OOP
1 3 (18.75%) OO
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 3 (18.75%) MVC
1 3 (18.75%) SEO
1 3 (18.75%) Android Development
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 2 (12.50%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Postfix
2 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
1 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Zend
2 2 (12.50%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Symbian
2 2 (12.50%) Sybase
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) hybris