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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl PHP Python)
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing LAMP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.30% 0.99% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+127.20% +4.16%
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
132 78 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.52% 38.42% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 63 62
Average daily rate £325 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £390 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5
Bridgwater - - - -
Frome - - - -
Street - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
LAMP
South West

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Drupal
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
3 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) LESS
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 1 (14.29%) Postfix
5 1 (14.29%) XenServer
5 1 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence

LAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (57.14%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) MediaWiki
3 1 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) IPv6
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) LESS
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Debian
1 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
1 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OO PHP
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PHP5
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware