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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 52 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.56% 1.09% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 4.24% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +42.00%
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
210 165 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 39.33% 25.70% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 113 67
Average daily rate £360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Faringdon - 2 £300 -
Oxford -6 1 £280 -
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) REST
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) Symfony
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) SAP
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) ERP
4 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) EDI
5 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Billing
5 4 (40.00%) Document Management
6 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Billing
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (30.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior LAMP Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) Symfony
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) EDI
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Laravel
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Document Management
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Zend