The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 58 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.60% - 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£381 - £448
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 - £470
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 £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
205 206 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.78% 32.91% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 118 191
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Watford - 4 £381 -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
LAMP
East of England

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) Symfony
3 3 (60.00%) Zend
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) CMS
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) PHP5
4 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Yii
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
4 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Symfony
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Yii
3 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PHP5
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) Atlassian