The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 35 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.05% - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 80 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.27% 30.08% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 52
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Maidstone - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Zend
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Zend Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Symfony
3 2 (50.00%) EDIFACT
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Zend Studio
1 2 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (50.00%) Symfony
1 2 (50.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Zend