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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 40 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.85% 0.54% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 2.38% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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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
94 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.55% 22.70% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 21
Average daily rate £388 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Drupal
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
6 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) CRUD
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) Grunt
6 2 (18.18%) Bower
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) B2B
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (27.27%) Drupal
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) Bower
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
1 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Laravel
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) CRUD
4 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Facebook