The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 117 114 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 11 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.69% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 2.51% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
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£288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-37.67% +192.78%
LAMP
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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
741 798 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.49% 27.69% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 439 365
Average daily rate £380 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire +9 6 £363 +11.53% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £250 -9.09% 2
Suffolk 0 1 - - 6
Essex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (68.42%) PHP
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) Symfony
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) PHP5
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Laravel
6 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Internet
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) Drupal
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 3 (15.79%) WAMP
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) OOP
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter
8 3 (15.79%) nginx

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 4 (21.05%) Drupal
3 3 (15.79%) nginx
4 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
3 7 (36.84%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) Symfony
5 5 (26.32%) Laravel
5 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.79%) WAMP
6 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (15.79%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) Yii
7 2 (10.53%) Spine.js
7 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5 Boilerplate
7 2 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.26%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) DSDM
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Content Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) PHP5
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
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