The first table below looks at the demand for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Reading 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 77 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LAMP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% - 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £24.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+192.78% -39.37%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 206 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.79% 26.38% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 83 74
Average daily rate £336 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LAMP
Berkshire

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) Smarty
5 2 (25.00%) Zend
5 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (25.00%) Drupal
5 2 (25.00%) YUI
5 2 (25.00%) PHP5
5 2 (25.00%) Kohana
5 2 (25.00%) WAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Social Network

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) CSS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Symfony
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (25.00%) YUI
4 2 (25.00%) Kohana
4 2 (25.00%) WAMP
4 2 (25.00%) Smarty
4 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) MooTools
5 1 (12.50%) XML-RPC
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Social Network
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe