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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 131 130 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.28% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
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£300 £419 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £444 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +27.27%
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
799 858 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.62% 29.57% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 541 389
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £247 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 42
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +42.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 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 3 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
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 3
Suffolk +18 2 £338 +92.85% 2
Essex -12 2 £248 -23.84% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £575 +34.50% 5
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Symfony
5 5 (26.32%) Zend
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) Apache
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
5 5 (26.32%) Open Source
6 4 (21.05%) HTTP
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) XHTML
7 3 (15.79%) Web Services
7 3 (15.79%) XSL
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
7 3 (15.79%) Magento
7 3 (15.79%) WAMP
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (26.32%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Magento Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) Symfony
5 5 (26.32%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) WAMP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) XSL
6 3 (15.79%) XHTML
6 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) Laravel
7 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.53%) Spine.js
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 1 (5.26%) FFmpeg
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.26%) MPEG
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) OO PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Google
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Rate: £200 - £290 per day
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