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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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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 Home Counties region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 27.27% 2.50% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £225 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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