The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Oxfordshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 43 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing LAMP 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.45% 0.20% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 0.93% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £400 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.14% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.42% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
119 108 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.69% 22.00% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 78
Average daily rate £300 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.30 £190.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.52% +927.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LAMP
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -1 2 £326 -18.43% 5
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
LAMP
South East

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) MySQL
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) CMS
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Drupal
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) UML
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) DevOps
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Scala
8 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (14.29%) Escenic
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (14.29%) Big Data

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 5 (35.71%) Drupal
3 2 (14.29%) Escenic
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Java Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) JSF
3 2 (14.29%) Java RMI
3 2 (14.29%) Struts
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (7.14%) XML-RPC
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) MooTools
4 1 (7.14%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe