The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 30 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.50% 0.78% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.99% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £255
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +514.03%
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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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 31.82% 27.91% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 23
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Slough

LAMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LAMP across the Slough region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LAMP Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (61.54%) PHP
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) WordPress
6 3 (23.08%) Internet
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) Apache
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) IIS
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Subversion

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (23.08%) WordPress
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) PHP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) PHP LAMP Developer
3 3 (23.08%) WordPress Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Zend