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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 35 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.33% 0.82% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 4.88% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £130.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-66.09% +438.14%
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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
72 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.61% 16.73% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 22
Average daily rate £325 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 16
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WordPress Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Zend
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