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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 124 111 126
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing LAMP 27 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.34% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.93% 1.12% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £209 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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
921 716 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.93% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 351 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.28 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
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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
Cambridgeshire +22 21 £320 +62.02% 7
Suffolk +3 2 £168 -25.55%
Essex - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire -28 1 £350 +1.44% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 23 (74.19%) PHP
2 19 (61.29%) MySQL
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) Linux
5 9 (29.03%) Tcl
6 8 (25.81%) Apache
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 6 (19.35%) Open Source
9 5 (16.13%) Symfony
9 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
10 4 (12.90%) Python
10 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 4 (12.90%) Grunt
10 4 (12.90%) Yeoman
10 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (12.90%) Bower
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
10 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
10 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
10 4 (12.90%) Redis
10 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (9.68%) Puppet
11 3 (9.68%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (25.81%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) PHPUnit
1 4 (12.90%) Grunt
1 4 (12.90%) Yeoman
1 4 (12.90%) Bower
2 1 (3.23%) Behat
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) PHP Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) WordPress Developer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Software Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
1 5 (16.13%) Symfony
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
2 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
2 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Memcached
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) Gearman
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) MPEG
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) PHP
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Tcl
5 4 (12.90%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Munin
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Zend
3 1 (3.23%) Percona
3 1 (3.23%) Rackspace