The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 43 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 0.96% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £296
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -
LAMP
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 86 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.37% 41.35% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 58 44
Average daily rate £320 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -20.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

LAMP
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAMP within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £288 - 4
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Street - - - -
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) ExpressionEngine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO PHP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter