The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 49 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing LAMP 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.51% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +11.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
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% -
LAMP
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 167 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.97% 37.95% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 112 62
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +125.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAMP across the Oxfordshire region.

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 7 £300 -25.00% 2
Abingdon - 1 - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) Drupal
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Twitter
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Puppet
6 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (16.67%) Node.js
6 3 (16.67%) Laravel
6 3 (16.67%) Change Control
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) TDD

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) Drupal
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Development Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Release Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Platform Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Web Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 3 (16.67%) Laravel
1 3 (16.67%) RESTful
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook