The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 37 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.08% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 0.69% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
LAMP
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 145 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.81% 46.33% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 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 £255 £210 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Loughborough - 2 £325 -
Hinckley - - - -
Leicester - - - - 3
LAMP
East Midlands

LAMP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) SEO
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Drupal
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SEO
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
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