The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 41 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.35% 1.91% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 7.22% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £280 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
108 97 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.37% 26.50% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 65 32
Average daily rate £400 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Laravel
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) REST

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (20.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior LAMP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Zend