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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 60 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 £71.00 £175.00 -
% change year-on-year
-59.42% -
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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
201 266 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.89% 26.60% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) MooTools
4 1 (25.00%) WAMP
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) nginx
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) Percona
4 1 (25.00%) LESS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (25.00%) CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) MooTools
3 1 (25.00%) WAMP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML-RPC
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Percona
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Zend
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