The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 52 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% - 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% - 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£325 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +438.46%
LAMP
East of 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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.49% 24.78% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.26 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.12 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LAMP across the Essex region.

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Essex

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Essex region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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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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
Chelmsford - - - -
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree