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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 126 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 1.55% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
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£338 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +26.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £175.00
% change year-on-year
- -59.42%
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
823 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.95% 29.80% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 565 386
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 39
Average hourly rate £37.45 £33.73 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £21.75 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
Suffolk +10 8 £388 +131.34% 1
Essex -6 2 £248 -23.84% 2
Norfolk - 2 £140 - 2
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £575 +35.29% 5
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (87.50%) HTML
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) PHP
2 19 (79.17%) MySQL
3 16 (66.67%) jQuery
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) HTML5
6 9 (37.50%) HTTP
7 8 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Apache
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 6 (25.00%) MPEG
9 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) MVC
10 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.83%) Zend
11 4 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (16.67%) Open Source
11 4 (16.67%) FFmpeg
11 4 (16.67%) Symfony
11 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
12 3 (12.50%) Magento
12 3 (12.50%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) PHP Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Software Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Magento Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) jQuery
3 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) HTML5
5 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Symfony
6 4 (16.67%) FFmpeg
7 3 (12.50%) XSL
7 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
8 2 (8.33%) Laravel
8 2 (8.33%) Backbone.js
8 2 (8.33%) WAMP
8 2 (8.33%) Spine.js
8 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5 Boilerplate
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) MPEG
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (12.50%) OO PHP
7 3 (12.50%) Web Design
8 2 (8.33%) OOD
9 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.17%) UML
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 19 (79.17%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Google