The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Slough region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 30 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.18% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £175.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-59.42% +455.55%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.45% 26.61% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 21
Average daily rate £310 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £29.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
LAMP
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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 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Business Development
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Symfony
6 1 (14.29%) Drupal
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) MooTools
6 1 (14.29%) WAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 3 (42.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (28.57%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Web Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
5 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (14.29%) CSS Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience Developer
5 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) MooTools
4 1 (14.29%) WAMP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) LESS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XML-RPC
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe