The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 112 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate £280 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
400 573 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.03% 27.46% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 267 251
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.42 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Portsmouth - 3 £251 - 2
Basingstoke -3 2 £284 -22.26% 2
Southampton +17 1 £288 +9.52% 8
Aldershot - 1 £600 -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (100.00%) Apache
2 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 13 (92.86%) MySQL
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) Subversion
4 10 (71.43%) jQuery
4 10 (71.43%) OO PHP
5 9 (64.29%) REST
5 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (64.29%) Unix
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) XML
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (57.14%) CCNP
6 8 (57.14%) JSON
6 8 (57.14%) QA
6 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
6 8 (57.14%) CakePHP
6 8 (57.14%) CentOS
6 8 (57.14%) PHPUnit
6 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
6 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (42.86%) SDLC
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Scrum
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) Web Services
9 4 (28.57%) Debian

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (100.00%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MySQL
2 8 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 8 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 8 (57.14%) PHPUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) gulp
4 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
4 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CakePHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) REST
4 8 (57.14%) CakePHP
4 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 8 (57.14%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) CodeIgniter
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Laravel
8 1 (7.14%) Middleware
8 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) NGOSS
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) CentOS
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) Debian
6 2 (14.29%) Fedora
6 2 (14.29%) SUSE
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
6 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) OO PHP
2 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) PHP
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) PHP 5
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Zend
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Infobright
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) NetScout
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle