The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.53% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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% -
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.02% 18.98% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 25
Average daily rate £350 £360 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 Middlesex

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

LAMP
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) OOP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) PHP5
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell