The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 60 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.25% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.65% 2.33% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£300 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £296
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
LAMP
England

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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.88% 22.81% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 43 41
Average daily rate £352 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
Average hourly rate £24.66 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +23.63%
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 the North East

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Durham -10 6 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear -16 4 £300 +9.09% 1
LAMP
England

LAMP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) MariaDB
2 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Apache
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 9 (90.00%) CentOS
3 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (10.00%) Xen
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (90.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) MariaDB
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) VMware