The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank 65 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing LAMP 15 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 1.52% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% 6.28% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 3
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £330 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +144.82%
LAMP
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
237 207 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.01% 24.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 123 144
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) MySQL
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) Apache
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 14 (77.78%) Python
4 14 (77.78%) Perl
4 14 (77.78%) DNS
4 14 (77.78%) Nagios
4 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
4 14 (77.78%) Cacti
4 14 (77.78%) Ganglia
4 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (77.78%) Puppet
4 14 (77.78%) High Availability
4 14 (77.78%) collectd
4 14 (77.78%) logstash
4 14 (77.78%) Graphite
5 13 (72.22%) Splunk
5 13 (72.22%) MCollective
5 13 (72.22%) OpenStack
5 13 (72.22%) LEMP Stack
5 13 (72.22%) qmail
5 13 (72.22%) nginx
5 13 (72.22%) Squid
5 13 (72.22%) VMware
5 13 (72.22%) JBoss
5 13 (72.22%) SSL
5 13 (72.22%) SMTP
5 13 (72.22%) HTTP

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (94.44%) Apache
2 13 (72.22%) JBoss
2 13 (72.22%) nginx
2 13 (72.22%) OpenStack
2 13 (72.22%) Tomcat
2 13 (72.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
2 13 (72.22%) HTTP
2 13 (72.22%) LDAP
2 13 (72.22%) SMTP
2 13 (72.22%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Applications Support
2 7 (38.89%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Support
2 7 (38.89%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
5 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Web Services
2 13 (72.22%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (72.22%) MCollective
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 2 (11.11%) Symfony
6 1 (5.56%) Ajax
6 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) CSS3
6 1 (5.56%) Esper
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) Memcached
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 14 (77.78%) High Availability
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Perl
1 14 (77.78%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) qmail
1 13 (72.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) Cacti
1 14 (77.78%) collectd
1 14 (77.78%) Ganglia
1 14 (77.78%) Graphite
1 14 (77.78%) logstash
1 14 (77.78%) Nagios
1 14 (77.78%) Puppet
1 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Splunk
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) SAP