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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 123 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 20 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.70% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 2.27% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 3
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£338 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £426 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
886 969 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.32% 30.62% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 606 378
Average daily rate £369 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +11 8 £388 +131.34% 1
Hertfordshire +5 6 - - 1
Essex -5 2 £248 -23.84% 2
Norfolk - 2 £140 -
Cambridgeshire -20 1 £575 +79.68% 4
Bedfordshire - 1 £375 -
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (88.89%) HTML
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) jQuery
3 18 (66.67%) PHP
3 18 (66.67%) MySQL
4 16 (59.26%) CSS
5 15 (55.56%) HTML5
6 13 (48.15%) OO
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
9 9 (33.33%) HTTP
9 9 (33.33%) Degree
9 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
10 8 (29.63%) CMS
11 7 (25.93%) Web Design
11 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
11 7 (25.93%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
11 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) C#
11 7 (25.93%) .NET
12 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
12 6 (22.22%) XML
12 6 (22.22%) UML
12 6 (22.22%) Apache
12 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 6 (22.22%) MPEG

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Publishing
1 6 (22.22%) Multimedia
1 6 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Junior
2 6 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Junior Developer
2 6 (22.22%) PHP Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Junior Web Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Magento Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP Developer
6 2 (7.41%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Architect
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) jQuery
3 16 (59.26%) CSS
4 15 (55.56%) HTML5
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 6 (22.22%) XML
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (22.22%) Sass
7 6 (22.22%) LESS
8 4 (14.81%) FFmpeg
9 3 (11.11%) XSL
9 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 3 (11.11%) Symfony
10 2 (7.41%) Laravel
10 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
10 2 (7.41%) Spine.js
10 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Social Media
2 6 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) MPEG
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.93%) Web Design
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Content Management
5 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) SMACSS
5 6 (22.22%) UML
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) Web Development
5 6 (22.22%) Use Case
5 6 (22.22%) Email Marketing
5 6 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (22.22%) UX Design
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) IBM