The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 27 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% - 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% - 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£290 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.52% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 50 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.47% 24.15% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 42
Average daily rate £318 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
LAMP
Oxfordshire

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 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (75.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript