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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 114 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 9 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.48% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% 1.66% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 16
Average daily rate £279 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £355 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
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
613 725 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.15% 28.86% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 426 383
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
Hertfordshire +10 7 £270 -16.92% 1
Norfolk - 1 £288 -
Suffolk - 1 £300 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) MySQL
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
5 10 (58.82%) CSS
5 10 (58.82%) Apache
5 10 (58.82%) Zend
6 9 (52.94%) Web Development
7 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
7 8 (47.06%) OO
8 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (41.18%) jQuery
8 7 (41.18%) Laravel
9 6 (35.29%) Symfony
9 6 (35.29%) Web Services
10 5 (29.41%) HTML5
10 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
11 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
11 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
11 4 (23.53%) Puppet
11 4 (23.53%) Open Source
11 4 (23.53%) CSS3
11 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
11 4 (23.53%) Subversion
12 3 (17.65%) HTTP
12 3 (17.65%) Memcached
12 3 (17.65%) Mercurial

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) CouchDB
4 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Zend Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Magento Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Laravel
4 6 (35.29%) Symfony
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (17.65%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (17.65%) Memcached
7 3 (17.65%) Yii
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) RESTful
8 2 (11.76%) XHTML
8 2 (11.76%) XSL
9 1 (5.88%) mod_perl
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Fintech
2 1 (5.88%) Biology
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Web Development
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 2 (11.76%) API Development
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) OO PHP
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 1 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) OOD
8 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat