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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 41 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.08% 0.43% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 2.04% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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 £318 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £71.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
- +192.78%
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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 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.47% 21.12% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 30 21
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (40.00%) Bower
3 2 (40.00%) CRUD
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (60.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (40.00%) Bower
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRUD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle