The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £71.00
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 Home Counties region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 22.22% 22.22% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £525 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties