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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank - 35 38
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.46% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.47% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-37.67% +192.78%
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
87 68 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 32.83% 31.05% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 41
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.29% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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
(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
Canterbury - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Zend
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Zend Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (33.33%) PHP5
3 1 (33.33%) Symfony

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Zend Studio
1 2 (66.67%) PHPUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (33.33%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) EDIFACT
1 2 (66.67%) Zend Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Zend