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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 55 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing LAMP 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.44% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 1.86% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £313 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
-39.65% -
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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
207 269 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.85% 26.87% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 150 120
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
2 10 (66.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) YUI
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
6 1 (6.67%) WordPress
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Zend
6 1 (6.67%) Drupal
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) WordPress
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) YUI
3 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Project Management
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
1 1 (6.67%) VMware