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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 32 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% 1.17% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 4.17% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £365 £288
% change year-on-year
-12.32% +26.95%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 72 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.96% 28.02% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 34
Average daily rate £369 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) B2C
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) WordPress
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
1 2 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) CMS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) B2B
1 3 (75.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace