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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 125 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing LAMP 18 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.90% 0.55% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
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£338 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £321 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
945 726 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.40% 29.99% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 393 465
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.74 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 12 £350 +77.21% 5
Suffolk -13 2 £168 -25.55% 1
Essex - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire -14 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 20 August 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 20 (71.43%) PHP
2 16 (57.14%) MySQL
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 11 (39.29%) CSS
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Apache
5 8 (28.57%) jQuery
6 7 (25.00%) PHP5
6 7 (25.00%) WordPress
7 6 (21.43%) Ajax
7 6 (21.43%) XHTML
7 6 (21.43%) Nagios
8 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Open Source
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Perl
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
9 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) Android Development
9 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 4 (14.29%) Android
9 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
10 3 (10.71%) Puppet
10 3 (10.71%) Python
10 3 (10.71%) Tcl
10 3 (10.71%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 7 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Behat
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Grunt
1 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
1 1 (3.57%) Bower
1 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Electronics
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (21.43%) LAMP Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
1 11 (39.29%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) jQuery
3 6 (21.43%) Ajax
3 6 (21.43%) XHTML
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Symfony
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.57%) Gearman
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) MPEG
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 4 (14.29%) Android
2 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (14.29%) MVC
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) Android Development
2 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) PHP
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) PHP5
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Tcl
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Munin
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Zend
2 1 (3.57%) Percona
2 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
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