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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 42 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing LAMP 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 1.74% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 4.92% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
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% -
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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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
123 61 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.01% 35.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 42 50
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Twitter
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Puppet
5 1 (12.50%) Facebook
5 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat